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The Boston Strangler (1968) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Richard Fleischer and produced by James Cresson and Robert Fryer.

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Unusual Suspects Week 2: Tony Curtis in The Boston Strangler (1968)

By Summer Reeves on Aug 22, 2015 From Serendipitous Anachronisms

Unusual Suspects Week 2: Tony Curtis in The Boston Strangler (1968) 22 Saturday Aug 2015 Posted by Summer Reeves in 1960s, Crime, Drama, Mystery ≈ 7 Comments Tags1960s, Classic Cinema, Creepy True Story, Crime, Drama, Grand Guignol, Makeup,... Read full article


The Henry Fonda Collection: Daisy Kenyon (1947), Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) & The Boston Strangler (1968) – Father’s Day Gift Guide

on Jun 3, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

Another trio of reviews from The Henry Fonda Collection.? In this segment we’ll look at a western, a quasi-noir with romantic overtones, and a crime procedural. Daisy Kenyon (Joan Crawford) is a forward thinking career-woman who can’t seem to pick the right mate.? Mired in a relationshi... Read full article


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John S. Bottomly: But what can you expect from a society that itself spends 44% of its tax dollars on killing?


Albert DeSalvo: [inside sanitarium] But... I don't belong here.... I-I guess everybody says that, don't they?


Albert DeSalvo: What did you tell the children where I am?
Irmgard De Salvo: They haven't asked.
Albert DeSalvo: What... What do you mean, "they haven't asked"?
Irmgard De Salvo: Well, they're only... they're only little children.
Irmgard De Salvo: I know, but... they accept things.
Albert DeSalvo: But... don't they miss me?


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Facts about

Shortly before filming was set to begin the real Albert DeSalvo escaped from the mental institution where he was imprisoned. He was later captured after being on the run for 33 hours.
Stuart Whitman was considered for the lead role.
Tony Curtis does not appear until one hour into the film.
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Also directed by Richard Fleischer




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