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Taste of Fear

  • Film

Time Out says

An above-par Hammer thriller, scripted by Jimmy Sangster and brazenly plagiarising Clouzot's Les Diaboliques as wheelchair-bound Strasberg arrives to visit her father on the Riviera, believes she sees his corpse (more than once), but is told that he's away on a trip. The plotting is very contrived indeed, but thanks partly to Douglas Slocombe's camerawork and to taut, shock-cut editing, Holt manages a tour de force of brooding, genuinely unsettling atmosphere.
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Release Details

  • Duration:81 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Seth Holt
  • Screenwriter:Jimmy Sangster
  • Cast:
    • Susan Strasberg
    • Ann Todd
    • Ronald Lewis
    • Christopher Lee
    • Leonard Sachs
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