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Don't Hang Up (1974)

PG | | Horror, Thriller | 1 May 1974 (USA)
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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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 »

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Horror | Thriller

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PG

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a real creepy affair
23 October 2008 | by christopher-underwoodSee all my reviews

Not quite as good a low budget effort as Mr Brownrigg's earlier, 'Don't look In The Basement' but still well worth catching. This starts rather slow and predictably but soon develops into a real creepy affair with an excellent central performance from Susan Bracken as she spends the entire movie fending off the crazies. Whilst she may not be surrounded by folks quite as crazy as in the earlier film none of them are the sort you would wish to get too close to and as the film progresses a most unpleasant tone begins to permeate the picture. Bracken does plenty of wide eyed screaming, particularly as she really begins to lose it towards the end and with her red outfit and the dark shadows and is certainly a sight to be seen.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 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

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1.85 : 1
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