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Hysteria (1965)

Not Rated | | Mystery, Thriller | April 1965 (USA)
An American wakes up in an English hospital unable to remember anything of his life before a recent car accident. With only a photograph torn from a newspaper to guide him, and an unknown ... See full summary »

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Freddie Francis

Writer:

Jimmy Sangster
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Webber ... Chris Smith
Anthony Newlands ... Dr. Keller
Jennifer Jayne ... Gina McConnell
Maurice Denham ... Hemmings
Lelia Goldoni ... Denise James
Peter Woodthorpe ... Marcus Allan
Sandra Boize Sandra Boize ... English Girl
Sue Lloyd ... French Girl
John Arnatt ... Mr. James
Marianne Stone ... Marcus Allan's Secretary - Miss Grogan
Irene Richmond Irene Richmond ... Mrs. Keller
Kiwi Kingston ... French Girl's Husband
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An American wakes up in an English hospital unable to remember anything of his life before a recent car accident. With only a photograph torn from a newspaper to guide him, and an unknown benefactor, he attempts to unravel what looks increasingly like a bizarre murder. Written by Anonymous

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SCREAMS in the night made him BELIEVE he had killed! See more »

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Mystery | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

April 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Histeria See more »

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Production Co:

Hammer Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Both Lelia Goldoni and Sue Lloyd are dubbed. See more »

Goofs

A pulse is visible in the neck of the first 'corpse' found in the shower. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Popcorn (1991) See more »

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More like Hitchcock than Hammer
19 January 2004 | by carlin4737See all my reviews

I really liked this film, lots of suspense with an interesting story line full of twists and turns as the plot unfolds.

I quickly recorded this on late night TV in the UK without knowing anything about it just because i seen it listed as a hammer film and seen it stared Robert Webber who i knew from "12 Angry Men". I thought that would make a interesting combination but when you think of the kind of films that Hammer are more well known for this dose`nt quite fit in now that i`ve seen it. But i`m glad i did record it.

What i like about it is Robert Webber seems to be going mad but is he? is he going mad or are we being made to think he is going mad? more to the point is someone trying to make him think he is mad ..... try and find a copy and find out, fans of psychological mysteries will love this one.


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