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Schoolgirls in Chains (1973)

R | | Horror
Two deranged brothers, who are under the domineering influence of their crazed mother, kidnap young girls and keep them captive in chains in their basement, where they subject them to depraved "games" that often end in torture and murder.

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John Parker ...
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Robert Matthews (as Robert Mathews)
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Sue (as Lynn Ross)
T.R. Blackburn ...
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Greta Gaylord ...
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Herb Goldstein
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Two deranged brothers, who are under the domineering influence of their crazed mother, kidnap young girls and keep them captive in chains in their basement, where they subject them to depraved "games" that often end in torture and murder.

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The scene with Ginger being raped on the coach by Frank had to be cut by thirty seconds in order to avoid an X rating. See more »

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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) See more »

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One Life to Live
Written by Josef Powell
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Psycho-pstyle pseventies psickness.
3 December 2003 | by (fabulous Las Vega$!) – See all my reviews

Charming little thrust of misogyny concerning two psychotic brothers(one, a drooling, feeble-minded idiot, the other a more literate and functional idiot) who abduct random pretty girls off the interstate and imprison them in a filthy storm-cellar. The purpose for this is that the girls are regularly utilized as props for the brothers' sick, perverse "games". The reclusive mother of the boys, a strict, punctilious old broad, oversees these sadistic activities with loving but cautious approval.

A gleaming example of "only in the 70s" cinema, this lovably tactless little mud-wallow is a treasure-trove of trash-a-plenty. Incest, torture, nekkid gals, rape, and murder...all the requisite bases are covered, and there's even some almost-artful production qualities. Sure, the conceptual nuts-and-bolts of SCHOOLGIRLS IN CHAINS might be hackneyed and unoriginal, but this flick injects some pretty edgy nastiness into those worn-out ideas and shoves them straight up your nose.

Recommended to most, and mandatory for vintage trash-film zealots...7/10


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