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Don't Hang Up (1974)

In this horror movie, a dutiful grand-daughter goes home to take care of her elderly grandmother. Once there, she finds herself trapped inside the house with a homicidal maniac.

Director:

S.F. Brownrigg

Writers:

Frank Schaefer (screenplay), Kerry Newcomb (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Susan Bracken Susan Bracken ... Amanda Post
Larry O'Dwyer Larry O'Dwyer ... Claude Kearn
Gene Ross ... Judge Stemple
James N. Harrell James N. Harrell ... Dr. Crawther (as Jim Harrell)
Hugh Feagin Hugh Feagin ... Nick
Annabelle Weenick ... Annie
Rhea MacAdams ... Grandmother
John Steakley John Steakley ... Local 1
Jeffrey Swann Jeffrey Swann ... Local 2
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In this horror movie, a dutiful grand-daughter goes home to take care of her elderly grandmother. Once there, she finds herself trapped inside the house with a homicidal maniac.

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The Postman always rings twice. TERROR knocks only once. [Video Gems VHS release] See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

PG

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Don't Open the Door! See more »

Filming Locations:

Jefferson, Texas, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Don't rent this film!
8 October 1999 | by ClaytonSee all my reviews

Talk about dull: this southern-made "horror film" seems to reach >its highest peak of unintentional humor when the camera repeatedly zooms in on the killer's hidden face making a phone call to his next victim. Film looks as if it was shot on a $100 budget. Shame, shame, shame.


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