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Writers:
Macs McAree (screenplay)
Stanley H. Brassloff (story)
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Release Date:
June 1972 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The shock sets in!
Plot:
Emotionally stunted child woman Jamie Godard not only suffers from an unhealthy fixation on her long absent father... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
a mind&%#$ of a film, i liked it See more (4 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Marcia Forbes ... Jamie Godard
Harlan Cary Poe ... Charlie Belmond
Evelyn Kingsley ... Pearl Valdi
Luis Arroyo ... Eddie
Fran Warren ... Edna Godard
Peter Lightstone ... Phillip Godard
Tiberia Mitri ... Jamie as a Child
N.J. Osrag ... Max Geunther
Jack Cobb ... The Blindfolded 'John'
Ronnie Kahn ... Hank
Ralph Shaw ... Hotel Waiter
Robert Hazelton ... Justice of the Peace
Salee Corso ... Elaine - Girl in Club
Irene Signoretti ... Gloria
Mark Justin ... Roy - Postman
Herbert Martin ... Frankie - Bartender
Sally Moore ... Lady in Hallway
Madelyn Killeen ... Desk Clerk
Donna Hodge ... Woman in Toy Store
Dorian Jackson ... Little Boy in Toy Store
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Directed by
Stanley H. Brassloff  (as Stanley H. Brasloff)
 
Writing credits
Macs McAree (screenplay)

Stanley H. Brassloff (story) (as Stanley H. Brasloff)

Produced by
Stanley H. Brassloff .... producer (as Stanley H. Brasloff)
Samuel M. Chartock .... producer
Harry H. Novak .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Cathy Lynn 
Jacques Urbont (score)
 
Cinematography by
Rolph Laube (director of photography) (as Rolph Laubé)
 
Film Editing by
Jerry Siegel 
 
Set Decoration by
Mary Lamy 
 
Makeup Department
Enrico Cortese .... makeup artist
Gloria Natale .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Fima Noveck .... post-production supervisor
Bill Stitt .... production manager
 
Art Department
Walter Baczynsky .... set designer
William Gallery .... properties
 
Sound Department
Jack Dalton .... sound mixing engineer
Bill Daly .... sound mixer
Bill Daly .... sound (as William Daly)
Frank Stettner .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Borton .... best boy
Steve Borton .... grip department
Dick Donovan .... gaffer
George Quinn .... special lighting
John Ralph .... grip department (as Jonathan Ralph)
Jack Sachs .... grip department (as Jack Satz)
Barry Singer .... grip department
Burleigh Wartes .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Janice Moore .... fashion coordinator
 
Editorial Department
Robert Shattuck .... associate editor
 
Music Department
Lenny Hambro .... musician: electronic music (as Hambro)
Emmanuel Vardi .... musician: electronic music (as Vardi)
Jacques Urbont .... conductor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Rudy Churny .... teamster (as Rudy Cherney)
 
Other crew
Joseph DeLuca .... assistant to producers
Claudia Franck .... special dialogue coach
Darlene Gilbert .... production secretary
Janet Kern .... continuity (as Janet Kearn)
Grace Shinnell .... assistant to director
 

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Runtime:
85 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R (1974) | USA:R

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Fran Warren, who plays the dramatic role of Edna Godard, was a major recording star in the 40's and 50's and her most famous recording was "A Sunday Kind of Love." Her only previous feature film was "Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd."See more »
Soundtrack:
Lonely Am ISee more »

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15 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
a mind&%#$ of a film, i liked it, 9 November 2003
Author: movieman_kev from United States

Jamie is a mentally stunted adult obsessed with the father whom her mom kicked out when she was a young girl. This movie is insane. it did keep my interest throughout. Those who go into this film, thinking it'll be another 70's-era skin flick are in for a surprise. Nudity is kept to a minimum. This is more of a psychological mind&*%$ If you stick with it, it's a pretty good, creepy b-movie. This movie is coupled with "The Toy Box" on the Something Weird DVD.

My Grade:B

DVD Extras: Art Gallery;2 short subjects ( the Toy Telephone Truck, & the Christmas Eves); Trailers for Toys are not for Children, the Toybox, The Exquisite Cadaver, Tales of the Bizarre, The Single Girls, Ann and Eve, The Depraved, Sextet, The Naked Countess, and Labyrinth of Sex

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