|release date||June 30 1972|
|studio||Dark Sky Films|
|director||Roy Ward Baker|
|starring||Peter Cushing, Britt Ekland, Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee, Barry Morse, Barbara Parkins, Robert Powell and Charlotte Rampling|
|tagline||Look at the leg that creeps - but there's no body|
SynopsisOn DVD July 25th: When Dr. Martin (Robert Powell) arrives at the Dunsmoor Asylum for the incurably insane, he expects to be interviewed by asylum director Dr. Starr. Instead he is met by Dr. Rutherford (Patrick Magee), who explains that Dr. Starr had suffered a mental breakdown and now is one of the patients. Dr. Rutherford decides that if Martin can deduce which one is really Dr. Starr, then he will be given the position. Is it Bonnie (Barbara Parkins), whose affair with a married man turns murderous? Is it Bruno (Barry Morse), a hardluck tailor visited by a mysterious stranger (Peter Cushing) with a blueprint and very special fabric for an unusual suit? Is it Barbara (Charlotte Rampling), accused of murdering her brother and her nurse but insisting that her friend Lucy (Britt Ekland) was responsible; Or is it Dr. Byron (Herbert Lom) who claims the ability to transfer collecting?
Dr. Martin is young psychiatrist seeking a position at an asylum for the incurably insane. When he arrives, he finds that the former director of the facility, Dr. Starr, has become one of the patients. The interim director, Dr. Rutherford, offers the applicant a bizarre test to prove his worthiness for the job – interview the patients upstairs and determine which one is really Starr. Martin soon learns that each of the inmates has a terrifying story to tell. …Read More