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Shock (1946) was a Crime - Film Noir Film directed by Alfred L. Werker and produced by Aubrey Schenck.

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The Shock (1923)

By Lindsey on Jun 25, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

Wilse Dilling (Lon Chaney) is a man with a bad reputation, known as “dangerous” by the police in Chinatown, where he lives. He has few friends, due not only to his bad reputation, but also to the fact that he can’t walk without the assistance of crutches or a wheelchair (which peop... Read full article

Pic of the Day: “Shock Treatment” revisited (4)

By Marisa on Feb 25, 2014 From The Timothy Carey Experience

It’s way past time we took another look at Shock Treatment (1964), directed by?Denis Sanders. Timothy is uncredited but memorable in the role of a health-conscious mental patient. Here we see him eavesdropping on Roddy McDowall and Stuart Whitman, shortly before he captures Whitman in a bear h... Read full article

Marion Davies demonstrates the only proper way to register shock at bad news… Animated GIF

By Movies, Silently on Aug 21, 2013 From Movies Silently

The wonderful Marion Davies delights in Show People. This time, her character is showing off her acting skills by reading bad news in a letter. It takes a very good actress to pull off playing such a bad actress, I say. This is basically how I look when I get my phone bill and discover that I have g... Read full article

Pic of the Day: “Shock Treatment” revisited (1)

By Marisa on Feb 25, 2013 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Our pic for today is a rarely-seen color transparency for Shock Treatment (1964), the weird psychological thriller directed by Denis Sanders and starring Stuart Whitman. This pic is unusual for several reasons. Firstly, the film is in black and white. Secondly, Lauren Bacall does not appear in the f... Read full article


By Richard on Nov 13, 2012 From Classic Horror Campaign

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Elaine Jordan: You've got a headache. I can tell from your eyes.
Dr. Richard Cross: Yes, it's bursting.

Lt. Paul Stewart: Well, if you give Janet this insulin, how certain can you be it'll help her?
Dr. Richard Cross: I'm neither a miracle man nor a prophet, Lieutenant. If medicine were an exact science, not an art, I might be able to tell you.

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While on the set one day, Lynn Bari was talking with co-star Anabel Shaw and mentioned that she was a direct descendant, on her mother's side, of Revolutionary War hero Alexander Hamilton. Shaw revealed that she was a direct descendant of Aaron Burr, the man who killed Hamilton in the famous duel.
Shot in 19 days.
Newcomer Coleen Gray was initially set to play a role. She even borrowed a costume from Betty Grable which she used in Diamond Horseshoe for the film.
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