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Daddy's Gone A-Hunting (1969)

M | | Thriller | 2 July 1969 (USA)
A mentally disturbed man stalks a woman who had once aborted the child he had fathered.

Director:

Mark Robson

Writers:

Larry Cohen (story), Larry Cohen (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Carol White ... Cathy Palmer
Paul Burke ... Jack Byrnes
Mala Powers ... Meg Stone
Scott Hylands ... Kenneth Daly
James Sikking ... Joe Menchell
Walter Brooke ... Jerry Wolfe
Mathilda Calnan Mathilda Calnan ... Ilsa (as Matilda Calnan)
Gene Lyons ... Dr. Blanker
Dennis Patrick ... Dr. Parkington
Barry Cahill Barry Cahill ... FBI Agent Crosley
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Storyline

A mentally disturbed man stalks a woman who had once aborted the child he had fathered.

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...and the nightmare begins! See more »

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

M | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cita con el miedo See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Red Lion See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

A then unknown Suzanne Somers doubled for Carol White during the climax atop The Top the Mark hotel bar. See more »

Goofs

When Cathy Palmer is on a train going home the train is being pulled by a single diesel engine, but when the train arrives at the station in San Carlos it is being pulled by two diesel engines. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Green Fog (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Daddy's Gone A-Hunting
Lyrics by Dory Previn
Music by John Williams
Sung by Lyn Roman
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A movie that leaves a lasting impression
15 October 2010 | by andynagySee all my reviews

The one and only time I saw this movie was with my mother and younger sister at a Drive In theater on Cape Cod when I was ten years old. That was forty years ago, yet the movie made such an impression on us that night, that I've never forgotten it. For years I tried to find it or see it again without success, and then once more made a search last night. At last, here it is, being talked about at least! The sense of creepy fierce tension, coupled with the child like theme song is what I remember most, aside from the closeness and talking that it inspired afterward in my little family as we drove back to our campground. If impressions that last for decades count, this movie is certainly worth tracking down, and I, for one, look forward to seeing it again!


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