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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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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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31 January 1975 (UK)  »

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The name of the book that Dr. Joe Sherman (Christopher Plummer) had written was "What Makes a Good Executive". See more »

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Remade as The Spiral Staircase (2000) See more »

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Much better to watch the original
5 September 2003 | by See 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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