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Criminally Insane
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Nick Millard (screenplay)
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Release Date:
1975 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
She's 250 Pounds of Maniacal Fury!
Plot:
An obese woman recently released from an insane asylum kills anyone who attempts to get her to stop eating. Full summary » | Add synopsis »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Priscilla Alden ... Ethel Janowski
Michael Flood ... John
Jane Lambert ... Mrs. Janowski
Robert Copple

George 'Buck' Flower ... Detective (as C.L. Lefleur)
Ginna Martine ... Mrs. Kendley (as Gina Martine)
Cliff McDonald ... Dr. Gerard
Charles Egan ... Drunk Man
Sonny La Rocca
Sandra Shotwell ... Nurse
Lisa Farros ... Rosalie

Directed by
Nick Millard  (as Nick Philips)
 
Writing credits
Nick Millard (screenplay) (as Nick Philips)

Produced by
Frances Millard .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Karil Ostman 
 
Film Editing by
John Lincoln 
 
Casting by
Harold Morris 
 
Art Direction by
Charles R. Fenwick 
 
Makeup Department
Gigo .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ray Sikes .... unit manager
 
Sound Department
Ronald Gertz .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Larry Bange .... still photographer
Francois Truchon .... camera operator
 
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Dave Cox .... continuity
 

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Also Known As:
"Crazy Fat Ethel" - USA (alternative title)
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61 min
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Filming took five weeks in the Spring of 1973.See more »
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Factual errors: Whenever someone gets killed or sliced to death by Ethel, there is blood on them but there are no wounds visible despite the cleaver making contact with their skin.See more »
Quotes:
John:Come on Rosalie, you know that I love you.
Rosalie:If you love me so much, how come you beat the hell out of me?
John:Rosalie, I'm gonna tell you the truth for once, okay? You need a good beating every once in a while. All women do. And you especially. Okay?
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