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The Strangler (1964)
Horror Movies & Sci-Fi Movies Database
02.18.09

The Strangler (1964) Leo Kroll, a lab technician in a large unnamed city, is responsible for the strangulation murders of several young nurses. He feels that in some twisted way, that he is getting back at his overbearing shrew of a mother. Leo also kills the nurse who is taking care of his mother in the rest home she is staying at. As a result, Mrs. Kroll dies from a heart attack. He also kills an arcade worker whom he feels is can identify him.

Movie Tagline:
Victor Buono as the Strangler is HERE!

Also Known As:
The Boston Strangler

Title: Strangler, The
Release Date: April 01, 1964
Runtime: 89 mins
Genre: Horror
All Genres: Horror
Languages: English
Country: USA
Colors: Black and White
Sound: Mono
IMDB Rating: 6.6
Brimstone Pit Rating: 7.6 - (Rate This Horror Movie)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With S

MPAA Rating: Unrated

Director(s):
Burt Topper

Cast:
Victor Buono ...Leo Kroll
David McLean ...Lt. Frank Benson
Diane Sayer ...Barbara Wells
Davey Davison ...Tally Raymond
Baynes Barron ...Sgt. Mack Clyde
Ellen Corby ...Mrs. Kroll
Michael Ryan ...Detective Mel Posner
Russ Bender ...Dr. Clarence Sanford
Jeanne Bates ...Clara Thomas, the Nurse
Wally Campo ...Eggerton
Mimi Dillard ...Thelma
Byron Morrow ...Dr. Morton
John yates ...Intern
James Sikking ...Artist
Robert Cranford ...Jack Rosten
Selette Cole ...Helen Lawson
Victor Masi ...Attendant

Producer(s):
Samuel Bischoff
James Cresson
David Diamond

Writer(s):
Bill S. Ballinger

Composer(s):
Marlin Skiles




More Movie Taglines:
  • Victor Buono as the Strangler is HERE!
  • Based on the terror that has shocked the nation!
  • WHY Does He Do It? HOW Does He Do It? WHO Is His Next Victim?
Movie Trivia:
  • Released nearly 3 months after the real Boston Strangler claimed his final victim.
  • Victor Buono plays the mother-fixated Leo Kroll. Psychiatrists have theorized that the Boston Strangler had a mother fixation.
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Keywords:
Nurse, Strangulation, Murder, Stockings, Domineering Mother  ...[more]


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