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Screamtime (1986)

R | | Fantasy, Horror | 1984 (USA)
Compilation of three short horror films: "That's The Way To Do It", "Dreamhouse" and "Do You Believe In Fairies?" plus some new linking material.

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(as Al Beresford), (as Al Beresford)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Russo ...
Ed
Michael Gordon ...
Bruce
Marie Scinto ...
Marie
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Shop Owner
Robin Bailey ...
Jack
Ann Lynn ...
Lena
Jonathon Morris ...
Damien (as Johnathon Morris)
Dione Inman ...
Suzy
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Doctor (as Boscoe Hogan)
John Styles ...
Punch (voice)
Ian Saynor ...
Tony
Yvonne Nicholson ...
Susan
Lally Bowers ...
Mrs. Kingsley
Veronica Doran ...
Miss Burns
Brenda Kempner ...
Woman
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Compilation of three short horror films: "That's The Way To Do It", "Dreamhouse" and "Do You Believe In Fairies?" plus some new linking material.

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80s anthology has its moments
9 November 2012 | by (Carnival of Souls-ville) – See all my reviews

For some reason, three British short films were turned into an anthology with framing segments about two stereotypical Noo Yawkuhs who steal some videocassettes from a Times Square video store and hide out at a friend's apartment to watch them. I found this movie on some lists of 80s slashers, and I was pretty confused for a while about why. The first story is about a cuckolded husband, his mean loser stepson, his shrewish wife, and a killer puppet. The third story is about fairies. But the second story, "Dreamhouse" is pretty fantastic. Newlyweds move into a house and the wife starts seeing things. She even consults a psychic who assures her that there are no ghosts in the house. What the wife IS seeing is the twist of this segment, and it's pretty fun. I'm still not sure that I'd put this one on a list of slashers, but that second story makes it worth a watch.


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