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Pretty Poison (1968) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by Noel Black and produced by Lawrence Turman, Joel Black, Marshall Backlar and Jack Grossberg.

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Pretty Poison (1968)

By Beatrice on Jan 13, 2020 From Flickers in Time

Pretty Poison Directed by Noel Black Lorenzo Sempel Jr. based on a novel by Stephen Geller 1968/US IMDb link First viewing/Amazon Instant Tuesday Weld and Anthony Perkins made this a must-see for me. Dennis Pitt (Perkins) is released from the psychiatric institution where he has been an inmate sinc... Read full article


Pretty Poison (1968)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Nov 18, 2018 From 4 Star Films

“Boy. What a week. I met you on Monday, fell in love with you on Tuesday, Wednesday I was unfaithful, Thursday we killed a guy together. How about that for a crazy week, Sue Ann?” – Anthony Perkins as Dennis Pitt Director Noel Black himself described the story as “a?Walter Mi... Read full article


Pretty Poison (1996 TVM)

By John Grant on Jun 1, 2016 From Noirish

Canada, US / 89 minutes / color / National, TCF Dir: David Burton Morris Pr: Iain Paterson Scr: Brian Ross Story: She Let Him Continue (1966) by Stephen Geller and screenplay by Lorenzo Semple Jr. for?Pretty Poison (1968) Cine: Francis Kenny Cast: Grant Show, Wendy Benson, Lynne Thigpen, Michelle Ph... Read full article


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[on sex]
Sue Ann Stepanek: You know, when grown-ups do it, it's kind of dirty. That's because there's no one to punish them.


Dennis Pitt: Boy. What a week. I met you on Monday, fell in love with you on Tuesday, Wednesday I was unfaithful, Thursday we killed a guy together. How about that for a crazy week, Sue Ann?
Sue Ann Stepanek: "Unfaithful Wednesday?"
Dennis Pitt: I was just joking, Sue Anne. That was in another country. Forget it. I do, no kidding, love you. I love you.


Dennis Pitt: I once did some unlicensed tree surgery. I foolishly performed an abortion on a peach tree.


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Tuesday Weld hated working with director Noel Black and told film critic Rex Reed that she thought she gave her "worst performance" in the film.
'Anthony Perkins' was so convincing in his role as the mentally disturbed Dennis Pitt as he had been in as Norman Bates in Psycho that it typecast him for the rest of his career.
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