Lucy Harbin has been in an asylum for twenty years after axing her husband and his mistress during a crime of passion, witnessed by her young daughter, Carol. While trying to renew ties with Carol, who is now a young woman about to be married, heads begin to roll again. Is Lucy repeating her past?
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WARNING! 'Strait-Jacket' vividly depicts ax murders!
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Did You Know?
The children's rhyme chanted in the movie, "Lucy Harbin took an ax, gave her husband forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, gave his girlfriend forty-one", is based on the famous rhyme about Lizzie Andrew Borden
: "Lizzie Borden took an ax, gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, gave her father forty-one." See more
There are several references to the Fields' farm being a dairy farm. However, in multiple scenes, you can see that they are Black Angus beef cattle. See more
Their first mistake was thinking that the child was asleep, the second mistake was that the wife had decided to come home that night on the train.
The Columbia Pictures logo at the end of the closing credits has the Torch Lady's head chopped off and placed at her feet. See more
Referenced in Die, Mommie, Die!
There Goes That Song Again
(Written by Jule Styne
and Sammy Cahn
) See more