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Frenzy (1972)

Thriller Serial_Killer
Alfred Hitchcock
Arthur La Bern (novel)
Anthony Shaffer
Ron Goodwin
Henry Mancini
Directors of Photography
Leonard J. South
Gilbert Taylor

Hitchcock in full gear, telling story of suave London strangler (Foster) and innocent man (Finch) suspected of murder spree. All classic Hitchcock elements are here, including delicious black humor, several astounding camera shots. Script by Anthony Shaffer.

Elsie Randolph who plays a worker at the hotel last appeared in a Hitchcock film 40 years earlier as the old maid in 1932's Rich and Strange.

This was the first film Hitchcock shot in England since 1950's Stage Fright.


Hitchcock makes his cameo appearance in the first moments of the film in the crowd - he is the only one not applauding the speaker.

Michael Bates
Sergeant Spearman
John Boxer
Sir George
Bernard Cribbins
Felix Forsythe
June Ellis
Jon Finch
Richard Blaney
Barry Foster
Bob Rusk
Jimmy Gardner
Hotel Porter
Noel Johnson
Man at Bar
Robert Keegan
Hospital Patient
Barbara Leigh-Hunt
Brenda Blaney
Jean Marsh
Monica Barling
Anna Massey
Babs Milligan
Bunny May
Alec McCowen
Inspector Oxford
Vivien Merchant
Mrs. Oxford
Elsie Randolph
Madge Ryan
Mrs. Davison
Gerald Sim
Man at Bar
Clive Swift
Johnny Porter
George Tovey
Mr. Salt
Rita Webb
Mrs. Rusk
Billie Whitelaw
Hettie Porter



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