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The Strange Possession of Mrs. Oliver (1977)

A houswife, tired of her everyday routine, makes changes in her hair, her wardrobe and her makeup, and begins to take on the personality of a woman who had died five years earlier.

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Greg Oliver
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Mark
Lucille Benson ...
Housekeeper
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Mrs. Dempsey
Gloria LeRoy ...
Saleslady
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Bartender at Beach
Asher Brauner ...
Dance Partner in Bar
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Mr. Logan
Danna Hansen ...
Mrs. Logan
William Kerwin ...
Old Man
Nancy Hahn Leonard ...
Rose
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Minister
Boyd Holister ...
Man Working (as Robert Palmer)
Delos V. Smith Jr. ...
Flowerman
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A houswife, tired of her everyday routine, makes changes in her hair, her wardrobe and her makeup, and begins to take on the personality of a woman who had died five years earlier.

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28 February 1977 (USA)  »

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La extraña posesión de la señora Oliver  »

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Miriam Oliver: I want to be myself.
Greg Oliver: Are you telling me you're not yourself? Who are you, then?
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The Strange Case Of A Bored Housewife
22 May 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Take a bored housewife of a lawyer and a blonde wig and suddenly she's taking on the personality of a dead woman that lived in the house 5 years earlier. She started out as a very reserved, conservative woman with a tight bun and glasses but with the blonde wig she turns into a fairly wild flirt and party animal. And the film is as every bit as strange as it sounds.

This is a pretty good Karen Black film - one of her better films. I would watch this film along with Karen's Trilogy of Terror (TV Movie 1975) for a great night of Karen Black horror.

8/10


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