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The Strangler (1964) was a Horror Film directed by Burt Topper and produced by James Cresson and Samuel Bischoff.

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The Strangler (1964)

By Beatrice on Jun 10, 2018 From Flickers in Time

The Strangler Directed by Burt Topper Written by Bill S. Ballinger 1964/USA Bischoff-Diamond Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant One of the better of the many Psycho progeny. Leo Kroll (Victor Buono) has mommy issues. ?Mom (Ellen Corby) is currently in a nursing home. ?He doesn’t visit as... Read full article


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Victor Buono plays the mother-fixated Leo Kroll. Psychiatrists have theorized that the Boston Strangler had a mother fixation.
According to director Burt Topper, Victor Buono puffed smoke into his eyes to create tears for a particular scene.
Released nearly 3 months after the real Boston Strangler claimed his final victim.
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