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The Screaming Woman (1972)

A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has ... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Smight

Writers:

Merwin Gerard (teleplay), Ray Bradbury (short story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia de Havilland ... Laura Wynant (as Olivia DeHavilland)
Ed Nelson ... Carl Nesbitt
Laraine Stephens ... Caroline Wynant
Joseph Cotten ... George Tresvant
Walter Pidgeon ... Dr. Amos Larkin
Charles Robinson ... Howard Wynant (as Charles Knox Robinson)
Alexandra Hay Alexandra Hay ... Evie Carson
Lonny Chapman ... Police Sergeant
Charles Drake ... Ken Bronson
Russell Wiggins Russell Wiggins ... Harry Sands
Gene Andrusco ... David
Russell Thorson ... Man
Kay Stewart Kay Stewart ... Woman
Joyce Cunning Joyce Cunning ... Bernice Wilson
John Alderman ... Slater
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A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has been buried alive. Her family, however, refuses to believe her story, and sees the incident as an opportunity to prove the woman's mind has snapped so they can take control of her money. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 January 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

L'enterrée vive See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Ray Bradbury originally wrote 'The Screaming Woman' as a radio play, broadcast on November 25, 1948. See more »

Connections

Remade as The Ray Bradbury Theatre: The Screaming Woman (1986) See more »

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Frightening....
29 December 2003 | by snoopy-11See all my reviews

I saw this on TV way back in the early 70's and it truly frightened the living daylights out of me.

Anyone from the industry reading this should surely consider a DVD release of this engrossing masterpiece


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