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The Haunted Strangler

The Haunted Strangler(1958)

Also Known As: Grip of the Strangler |

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Brief Synopsis

A writer investigating the execution of a serial killer known as "The Haymarket Strangler" 20 years previously begins to suspect that the wrong man might have been hanged. However, when he picks up a scalpel used by the murderer, he finds himself possessed by the killer's spirit and begins committing similar murders.

Cast & Crew

Robert Day Director
Boris Karloff James Rankin
Anthony Dawson Superintendent Burk
Elizabeth Allen Mrs Rankin
Derek Birch Hospital Superintendent
Tim Turner Dr Mccoll
Vera Day Pearl
Max Brimmell Turnkey
Leslie Perrins Prison Governor
John Fabian Young Blood
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MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1958 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  .....Production Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (Mgm) .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United Kingdom (GB)
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  • An above average '50's Karloff film

    Alan 2012-09-24

    After the mid 1940's, Boris Karloff seemed somewhat less enthused about many of his on-screen assignments, preferring to sing and dance on early TV... MORE>