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Writer:
Robert Vincent O'Neill (written by)
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Lock your doors tonight, Miss. Don't go out tonight, Miss. See more »
Plot:
A psychiatrist plots to murder his wife, but with a new twist: he will brainwash a patient he is treating into committing the crime. | Add synopsis »
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The Stocking Strangler. See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Lawrence Montaigne ... Kenneth Alden
Jo Anne Meredith ... Valerie Alden
Elizabeth Plumb ... Stacy
Frank Cuva ... Marco Everson
John Vincent ... Morlock
Sharon Cook ... Debbie
Diane Jones ... Patricia
Luanne Roberts ... Pamela
David Astor ... The Counterman
Lynn Lyon ... The Dancer
Judy Lang ... Trish
Charles Victor ... Valerie's Doctor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alice Friedland ... Alice (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Vincent O'Neill  (as Robert Vincent O'Neil)
 
Writing credits
Robert Vincent O'Neill (written by) (as Robert Vincent O'Neil)

Produced by
Lou Horowitz .... executive producer
Gerry Huffaker .... associate producer
Robert Vincent O'Neill .... producer (as Robert Vincent O'Neil)
William Rowland .... producer
 
Original Music by
Norma Green 
Jim Helms 
Gary Le Mel  (as Gary LeMel)
 
Film Editing by
Stanley Rabjohn  (as Stan Rabjohn)
 
Art Direction by
Ray Markham 
 
Makeup Department
Sheri Steward .... makeup artist (as Sherry Steward)
 
Production Management
Gary Kent .... production manager
 
Art Department
Osama M. Kawar .... props
James Stinson .... set dresser (as Jim Stinson)
 
Sound Department
Don Jones .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Chuck Hutchinson .... key grip
Eric Maxwell .... assistant camera
Melton Maxwell .... lighting (as Mel Maxwell)
Robert Maxwell .... camera operator (as Bob Maxwell)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nancy Stone .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Steve Faber .... editorial consultant
 
Other crew
Kay Pentecost .... script girl
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Lovely Touch" - USA (video title)
"The Loving Touch" - USA (video title)
"The Psycho Killer" - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
80 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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References The Manchurian Candidate (1962)See more »
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
The Stocking Strangler., 29 April 2010
Author: HumanoidOfFlesh from Chyby, Poland

Marco is a psycho lover,a misogynistic rapist and stocking strangler of some beautiful young women.He is suspected by the police of a series of shocking nylon murders.His psychiatrist Kenneth Alden wants to use Marco's insane personality to his advantage by helping him to murder his wife.Kenneth hypnotizes Marco into committing the perfect crime..."The Psycho Lover" is a scummy and psychedelic early 70's piece of exploitation.The murders are pretty intense and there are some brilliantly hypnotic sequences.This is a taut and quite suspenseful little thriller with plenty of delicious sleaze and a bit of nasty misogyny thrown in.I enjoyed it and you should too,if you are into Something Weird Video's exploitation.7 out of 10.

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