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Night Watch (1973)

Ellen Wheeler, a rich woman, is recovering from a nervous breakdown with the help of her husband and a good friend. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does ... See full summary »

Director:

Brian G. Hutton

Writers:

Lucille Fletcher (play), Tony Williamson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Elizabeth Taylor ... Ellen Wheeler
Laurence Harvey ... John Wheeler
Billie Whitelaw ... Sarah Cooke
Robert Lang ... Appleby
Tony Britton Tony Britton ... Tony
Bill Dean ... Inspector Walker
Michael Danvers-Walker Michael Danvers-Walker ... Sergeant Norris
Rosario Serrano Rosario Serrano ... Dolores
Pauline Jameson ... Secretary
Linda Hayden ... Girl in Car
Kevin Colson Kevin Colson ... Carl
Laon Maybanke Laon Maybanke ... Florist
David Jackson David Jackson ... Wilson
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Storyline

Ellen Wheeler, a rich woman, is recovering from a nervous breakdown with the help of her husband and a good friend. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does anybody believe her? Written by Humberto Amador

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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You'll be seeing this nightmare every night for the rest of your life. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 August 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Noite dos Mil Olhos See more »

Filming Locations:

Bayswater, London, England, UK See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Elizabeth Taylor's only performance in a horror film. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Norris: [after digging in the garden] It seems this is as far as we can go sir. There's nothing here.
Appleby: [to Inspector Walker] Well, what did you expect to find down there, Sherlock Holmes? A wax dummy covered with tomato ketchup? An earthworm with a revolver? I told you, last night me being there was pure curiosity. If I came to you and told you that I was looking for a dead body in that old house, wouldn't you come to have a look?
Inspector Walker: You could have at least told us last night the reason for your curiosity. ...
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The Night Has Many Eyes
by George Barrie & Sammy Cahn
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Superior thriller with a wholly effective surprise ending.
16 June 2001 | by chad478See all my reviews

Based on a Lucille Fletcher play, this suspense-drama stars Elizabeth Taylor as a beautiful woman who is certain she has witnessed a murder, but has great difficulty convincing her husband and others. Sound like familiar material? Perhaps to a certain extent, but Taylor's brilliant performance, plus some genuine suspense, and a surprise ending that will knock you right out of your seat make this a superior thriller.


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