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The Attic (1980)

 -  Drama | Thriller | Horror  -  October 1980 (USA)
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A librarian devotes her life to caring for her wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at the altar. She fantasizes about causing deaths of the men who most wronged her and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Louise Elmore
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Wendell
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Emily
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Mrs. Perkins
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Librarian
Fern Barry ...
Mrs. Mooney
Marjorie Eaton ...
Mrs. Fowler
Dick Welsbacher ...
Missing Persons Agent
Joyce Cavarozzi ...
Secretary
Michael LeRoy Rhodes ...
Sailor (as Michael Rhodes)
Ron Luce ...
Young Robert
Phil Speary ...
Travel Agent
Patrick Brennan ...
David Perkins
Mark Andrews ...
Marty, Gardener
Terry Troutt ...
Donald
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A librarian devotes her life to caring for her wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at the altar. She fantasizes about causing deaths of the men who most wronged her and finds joy only with her pet monkey. Her monkey disappears and a shocking past is revealed. Written by Bill Smith <bsmith30@ix.netcom.com>

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13 steps to TERROR! See more »

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Dreizehn Stufen zum Terror  »

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Trivia

Getting director George Edwards to Wichita, Kansas for filming proved to be a difficult and costly process. Edwards feared flying so he started out to Kansas on a train. However, Edwards fell ill on board and ended up taking a cab from Arkansas to Kansas afterward. It cost $1,500 dollars. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Louise pushes her father, played by Ray Milland down the hill, you can see that Milland's stunt double looks nothing like him. He is a man with brown hair and a beard, when Milland was completely bald in the film. See more »

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Features Deadly Games (1982) See more »

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Music by Hod David Schudson
Lyrics by Maggie Thompson
Performed by Kelly Garrett
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Great movie!!
14 September 2003 | by (Wichita, Kansas) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this drama. It is a little slow moving but is intriguing nonetheless. The music is a little awkward, but the acting is very good and the movie kept my interest throughout. The settings and background were also interesting. It's not the best movie I have ever seen but it is better than most.


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