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Rating:No Rating
Genre:Horror, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:January 1, 1964
Running time:89 minutes
Cast:Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, Leif Erickson, Howard St. John, John Anthony Hayes
Director:William Castle
Writer:Robert Bloch

Description: In this chilling blood-tale in Psycho style, Robert Bloch modernizes the Lizzy Borden story. A wife (Joan Crawford) literally axes her cheating husband and his lover, witnessed by her three-year-old daughter. Mom is packed off to the insane asylum for 20 years before reuniting with the daughter (Diane Baker). From this point, the axe murders continue along a contrived plot intended to lead the audience astray until the mystery is solved. Crawford's strong performance and the excellently constructed suspense are the best elements of the film -- and the chopping saves the show when the plot tends to slow.~ Lucinda Ramsey, All Movie Guide

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