Mervyn LeRoy’sbold psychological thriller adapted from Maxwell Anderson’s play.
Nancy Kelly confronts her crispy clean dress wearin’ skipping little psychopathic child Rhoda (Patty McCormack) in a scene where both mother and child devolve into the realm of ‘hysterical’ over the truth behind poor Claude Daigle’s brutal death, prompted by his winning the penmanship medal.
I was going to use Eileen Heckert’scompelling performance as the besotted mournful Hortense Daigle, but I couldn’t resist this climactic scene instead…
What’ll you give me for a basket of kisses?, I’ll give you a basket of hugs -MonsterGirl
Diane McBainplays Shayne the ruthless head of a motorcycle gang who is obsessed with punishing and getting her ex-lover Jeff (Ross Hagen) to come back to her no matter what it takes. Shayne ignites a sadistic onslaught against her ex-lover and his new bride Connie.(Sherry Jackson)