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The Spiral Staircase (1975)

Helen has been incapable of speech since seeing her husband die - will she become the target of a deranged serial killer targeting disabled people?

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Peter Collinson

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Chris Bryant (screenplay) (as Andrew Meredith), Allan Scott (screenplay) (as Andrew Meredith) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jacqueline Bisset ... Helen
Christopher Plummer ... Dr. Sherman
John Phillip Law ... Steven (as John Philip Law)
Sam Wanamaker ... Lieut. Fields
Mildred Dunnock ... Mrs. Sherman
Gayle Hunnicutt ... Blanche
Elaine Stritch ... Nurse
John Ronane John Ronane ... Dr. Rawley
Sheila Brennan Sheila Brennan ... Mrs. Oates
Ronald Radd ... Oates
Heather Lowe Heather Lowe ... Blind Girl
Christopher Malcolm ... Policeman
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Helen has been incapable of speech since seeing her husband die - will she become the target of a deranged serial killer targeting disabled people?

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1975 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Das Geheimnis der Wendeltreppe See more »

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Raven Films (I) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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First cinematic color version of the "The Spiral Staircase" filmed adaptations of Ethel Lina White's "Some Must Watch" novel. See more »

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Much better to watch the original
5 September 2003 | by wigleySee all my reviews

Being of a nervous disposition I am not a fan of horror movies, but this was not what I would call a horror movie, although it was advertised as one. It is a slow moving thriller, with an obvious ending, and not very good acting, the only reason to watch the film is if you are enamoured with Jacqueline Bisset, (and it is not one of her better films).


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