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March 1978 (USA) See more »
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Schizophrenia... When the left hand doesn't know who the right hand is killing!!
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Samantha and Alan are getting married, but William Haskins isn't pleased. He grabs a train south to... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Schizo (1976) Review
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Cast

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Lynne Frederick ... Samantha

John Leyton ... Alan Falconer

Stephanie Beacham ... Beth
John Fraser ... Leonard Hawthorne
Jack Watson ... William Haskin
Queenie Watts ... Mrs. Wallace
Trisha Mortimer ... Joy
Paul Alexander ... Peter McAllister
Robert Mill ... Maitre d'
Colin Jeavons ... Commissioner
Victor Winding ... Sergeant
Raymond Bowers ... Manager
Pearl Hackney ... Lady at Seance
Terry Duggan ... Editor
Lindsay Campbell ... Falconer
Diana King ... Mrs. Falconer
Wendy Gilmore ... Samantha's Mother
Primi Townsend ... Secretary
Victoria Allum ... Samantha as a Child
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John McEnery ... Stephens (uncredited)

Directed by
Pete Walker 
 
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David McGillivray 
Murray Smith  adaptation

Produced by
Pete Walker .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stanley Myers 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Jessop 
 
Film Editing by
Alan Brett 
 
Art Direction by
Chris Burke 
 
Makeup Department
George Partleton .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
Edward Dorian .... production manager
Matt McCarthy .... post-production supervisor
Clifford Parkes .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Iain Cassie .... third assistant director
Brian Lawrence .... first assistant director
Glynn Purcell .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Tony Anscombe .... dubbing mixer
Peter Brown .... boom operator
Jack Davis .... boom operator
Peter O'Connor .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Frank Bellingham .... still photographer
Ted Davis .... gaffer
Peter Sinclair .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Stanley Myers .... conductor
Barry Guy .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 

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USA:109 min | USA:98 min | Argentina:100 min
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The last cinema film of John Fraser.See more »
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Factual errors: Early in the film a man is reading a newspaper. At the top of the newspaper it says Thursday, April 29, 1974. In fact, April 29, 1974 was a Monday.See more »
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References Psycho (1960)See more »
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Four RosesSee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Pete Walker Scores Again, 13 May 2013
Author: gavin6942 from United States

Samantha and Alan are getting married, but William Haskins is not pleased. He grabs a train south to London and begins shadowing Samantha as she tries to get on with married life. Haskins' attempts to frighten her drive Samantha to desperation, but she's having trouble convincing anyone that she's being stalked...

While I think this film is slightly less good than Walker's "Comeback", this is still a solid story with a good plot and strong characters. If there is any doubt of this film's greatness, just look at the awesome possession scene -- this not only matches but exceeds anything done in "Evil Dead". I would even go so far as to say it might pass "Exorcist".

Pete Walker is a master of horror who often gets overlooked. This is a shame. He is every bit as good as Freddie Francis, for example, and possibly even Jess Franco (though Franco is hard to categorize -- he has at least as much rubbish as gold).

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