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The Strangler (1-Apr-1964)

Director: Burt Topper

Writer: Bill S. Ballinger

Music by: Marlin Skiles

Producers: Samuel Bischoff; David Diamond

Keywords: Horror

Low-budget horror/thriller of a misogynistic lab technician who has strangled eight nurses and the hunt to catch him. Chilling and ahead of its time, Buono is excellent but some wooden performances by other actors. Modeled after the Boston Strangler killings, which were happening at the time.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Victor Buono
3-Feb-1938 1-Jan-1982 King Tut on Batman
Ellen Corby
3-Jun-1911 14-Apr-1999 Grandma on The Waltons


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


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