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Janet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled... See more »

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David Knight ...
Henry Baxter
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Grace Maddox
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Janet
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Mary Lewis
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John
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Woman in White
Irene Richmond ...
Mrs. Gibbs
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Doctor
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Barman
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Janet as a Child
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Mother (uncredited)
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Maid (uncredited)
Hedger Wallace ...
Sir Dudley (uncredited)

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Freddie Francis

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Jimmy Sangster ... (written by)

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Jimmy Sangster ... producer

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Don Banks

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John Wilcox ... director of photography

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James Needs ... supervising editor
Chris Barnes ... first assistant editor (uncredited)
Alan Willis ... second assistant editor (uncredited)

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Bernard Robinson

Art Direction by

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Don Mingaye

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Roy Ashton ... makeup artist
Frieda Steiger ... hair stylist

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Don Weeks ... production manager

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Douglas Hermes ... assistant director
Hugh Harlow ... second assistant director (uncredited)

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Arthur Banks ... construction manager (uncredited)
Eric Hillier ... prop buyer (uncredited)
Tom Money ... property master (uncredited)
Kenneth Ryan ... assistant art director (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Jim Groom ... sound editor (as James Groom)
Ken Rawkins ... sound recordist
Roy Mingaye ... boom assistant (uncredited)
Jim Perry ... boom operator (uncredited)
Michael Sale ... sound camera operator (uncredited) / sound transfer operator (uncredited)
Alan Thorne ... sound camera operator (uncredited)

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Les Bowie ... special effects (uncredited)

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Ronnie Maasz ... camera operator
Albert Cowlard ... grip (uncredited)
Jack Curtis ... chief electrician (uncredited)
Tom Edwards ... still photographer (uncredited)
Geoff Glover ... focus puller (uncredited)
George Robinson ... electrician (uncredited)
Ronnie Fox Rogers ... focus puller (uncredited)

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Rosemary Burrows ... wardrobe mistress

Music Department

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John Hollingsworth ... music supervisor

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Pauline Harlow ... continuity (as Pauline Wise)
Dennison Thornton ... publicity director (uncredited)
Maureen White ... production secretary (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

Janet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled because of her persistent nightmares, Janet is sent home where the nightmares continue. Written by Wheeler Winston Dixon

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Taglines THREE SHOCKING MURDERS...did she DREAM them? ...or DO them? See more »
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Also Known As
  • Here's the Knife, Dear: Now Use It (United Kingdom)
  • Meurtre par procuration (France)
  • El abismo del miedo (Spain)
  • L'incubo di Janet Lind (Italy)
  • Pesadilla (Argentina)
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  • 83 min
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Trivia The BFI has the only 35mm print in the UK. See more »
Movie Connections Remake of Pesadilla (1963). See more »

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