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She dreamed a dream of murder...that didn't end when she woke up!
|Directed by||Freddie Francis|
|Written by||Jimmy Sangster|
|Produced by||Jimmy Sangster|
|Music by||Don Banks|
|Edited by||James Needs|
|Distributed by||Hammer Film Productions; Universal Pictures|
|Release date(s)|| April 19th, 1964 (UK)|
June 17th, 1964 (US)
|Running time||83 min.|
Nightmare is a 1964 horror/suspense thriller film directed by Freddie Francis and written and produced by Jimmy Sangster for Hammer Film Productions. It was released theatrically in the UK on April 19th, 1964 and premiered in the United States on June 17th, 1964. The plot of the film revolves around a young woman named Janet, a boarding school student who suffers from extreme nightmares of a scarred woman and a birthday cake.
|David Knight||Henry Baxter|
|Moira Redmond||Grace Maddox|
|Brenda Bruce||Mary Lewis|
|George A. Cooper||John|
|Clytie Jessop||Woman in white|
|Irene Richmond||Mrs. Gibbs|
|Elizabeth Dear||Janet as a child|
|Hedger Wallace||Sir Dudley|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Was also released in the UK under the title Here's the Knife, Dear: Now Use It.
- Originally Julie Christie was tapped to play the role of Janet, but dropped out of the project to film Darling. She was replaced by Jennie Linden.
- Freddie Francis is also known for directing films such as The Evil of Frankenstein and Dracula Has Risen from the Grave.
External Links Edit
- Nightmare at Wikipedia
- Nightmare at AllRovi.com
- Nightmare at Obscure Horror
- Nightmare at BritMovie.co.uk
- Nightmare at The Terror Trap
- Nightmare at The Brimstone Pit
- Nightmare at Bloody Pit of Horror
|Hammer Horror |
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