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Schoolgirls in Chains (1973)

R | | Horror
Two deranged brothers, who are under the domineering influence of their crazed mother, kidnap young girls and keep them captive in chains in their basement, where they subject them to depraved "games" that often end in torture and murder.

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Don Jones

Writer:

Don Jones (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Gary Kent ... Frank Barrows
John Parker ... John Barrows (as John Stoglin)
Stafford Morgan ... Robert Matthews (as Robert Mathews)
Suzanne Lund ... Ginger
Cheryl Waters ... Bonnie (as Leah Tate)
Merrie Lynn Ross ... Sue (as Lynn Ross)
T.R. Blackburn T.R. Blackburn ... Stevie
Greta Gaylord Greta Gaylord ... Mother
Sara Lane ... (as Russell Lane)
Irv Saunders Irv Saunders ... (as Ervin Sanders)
Herb Goldstein Herb Goldstein
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Two deranged brothers, who are under the domineering influence of their crazed mother, kidnap young girls and keep them captive in chains in their basement, where they subject them to depraved "games" that often end in torture and murder.

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They Were Abducted and Violated...but the Worse Was Yet to Come! See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Come Play with Us See more »

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Budget:

$45,000 (estimated)
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Mirror Releasing See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Gary Kent has said that despite the graphic nature of the film, he, T.R. Blackburn and the principal actresses in this film got along very well off-camera. See more »

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Referenced in The Waterboy (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

One Life to Live
Written by Josef Powell
Sung by Josef Powell
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Sleazy and mildly dirty exploitation flick.
14 February 2006 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"Schoolgirls in Chains" is a "Psycho" inspired low-budget slice of sleaze that chronicles the events of several young girls kidnapped by two maladjusted brothers named Frankie and Johnny who store them in a fruit cellar and routinely subject them to harassment.The films underlying theme of misogyny is primarily filtered through verbal intent rather than visual shocks.The film features Gary Kent as a brooding,incestuous bruiser,John Stoglin as his creepy retard brother and Leah Tate and Suzanne Lund.There is a decent amount of smut and perversity and plenty of nudity,so I wasn't disappointed.Unfortunetely there is not enough violence for my liking and the action is rather slow,but if you like grindhouse exploitation flicks you may give this one a try.7 out of 10.


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