Inspector Holloway (Patrick Wymark) is investigating a series of brutal murders in which a doll of each victim is found at the scene. The dolls, as it turns out, were purchased by the crippled Mrs. Von Sturm (Margaret Johnston), whose house is overcrowded with a doll collection. Her pale, wide-eyed, neurotic son Mark (Sir John Standing) becomes the prime suspect, but are the Police mistaken? The daughter of one of the victims discovers the shocking truth.
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Did You Know?
Late in the movie, when Mark Von Sturm (Sir John Standing) is in the café, the rock song that is blaring out of the jukebox is "How Can It Be" by The Birds, a London based rhythm and blues band that featured Ronnie Wood (later in The Jeff Beck Group and the Rolling Stones) and Kim Gardner (Ashton, Gardner, and Dyke). See more
The players in the string ensemble are not moving their fingers along with the music. Much of the time, their fingers are not moving at all on the necks of the instruments. See more
Oh, Dr. Glyn, this is Donald Loftis.
Pleased to meet you.
Donald's a medical student...
Oh, yes. Hmm... Well, after twenty years as a physician, may I offer you some advice?
Yes, please do!
Take up plumbing.
Followed by Torture Garden
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Arranged by Elisabeth Lutyens See more