Directed by Roy Ward Baker, "Asylum" (also known as "Morte dietro il cancello, La", "House of Crazies", "House on the Strand") is a Horror/Science Fiction film, released on November 17 of 1972 in the USA . Peter Cushing and Britt Ekland are starring, alongside Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee, Barry Morse and Barbara Parkins.
a polite warning: This House is Not a Home!
Who directed "Asylum":
Asylum was directed by Roy Ward Baker, an English director, producer, and writer.
Before Asylum, Roy Ward Baker had directed Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde, released in 1971, Scars of Dracula (1970), The Vampire Lovers (1970), Moon Zero Two (1969), The Anniversary (1968), and Quatermass and the Pit (1967). Since, he directed The Vault of Horror, released in 1973, -- And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973), The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974), The Monster Club (1980).
When was "Asylum" released:
Asylum was initally released in the United States on Friday, November 17, 1972. Other films released on Friday, November 17, 1972 are Dracula A.D. 1972 (dir. Alan Gibson) and The Mechanic (dir. Michael Winner). This was forty-seven (47) years ago.
It has been released on July, 1972 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, May 08, 1974 in France and on Tuesday, June 12, 1973 in Germany.
What is the casting of "Asylum":
At the casting of Asylum we find Peter Cushing, previously seen in Tales from the Crypt (1972) and Nothing But the Night (1972); Britt Ekland (Get Carter (1971), Percy (1971)); Herbert Lom (Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971), Dorian Gray (1970)) [ more... ]
- Frank Forsyth and Peter Cushing, Patrick Magee, Geoffrey Bayldon, Tony Wall also worked together in Tales from the Crypt, released in 1972.
- Frank Forsyth and Peter Cushing, Herbert Lom, Patrick Magee also worked together in -- And Now the Screaming Starts!, released in 1973.
- Geoffrey Bayldon and Britt Ekland, Patrick Magee can also be seen in The Monster Club, released in 1980.
- Sylvia Marriott, Tony Wall and Frank Forsyth also worked together in The Vault of Horror, released in 1973.
What is the Storyline of "Asylum":
Dr Martin (Robert Powell) arrives at a secluded asylum "for the incurably insane" to be interviewed for a job by the wheelchair-using, authoritarian Dr Lionel Rutherford (Patrick Magee). Rutherford explains that he owes his current incapacitation to an attack by an inmate. Rutherford reveals his unorthodox plan to determine Martin's suitability for the post of head Doctor. One of the asylum's current inmates is Dr B. Starr, the former head of the Asylum who underwent a complete mental breakdown. Martin is [...]
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