Strait-Jacket Overview:

Strait-Jacket (1964) was a Drama - Horror Film directed by William Castle and produced by William Castle.

BlogHub Articles:

Joan Crawford in a Strait-Jacket

By Rick29 on Jan 24, 2019 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Before the credits even roll in Strait-Jacket (1964), a narrated flashback provides all the background information we need to know. It starts with Frank Harbin hooking up with ex-girlfriend Stella while his wife Lucy is out of town. Frank takes Stella back to the farm for some hanky-panky, even thou... Read full article


By Barry P. on Jul 30, 2016 From Cinematic Catharsis

(1964) Directed by William Castle; Written by Robert Bloch; Starring: Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, Leif Erickson, John Anthony Hayes and George Kennedy Available on DVD Rating: ***½ “Today I saw a different Lucy. A woman who’s trying to look and act as if those 2... Read full article

Strait-Jacket (1964)

By Emily on Feb 24, 2014 From The Vintage Cameo

Strait-Jacket is a delightfully campy ’60s thriller starring the indomitable Joan Crawford, directed by B-movie legend William Castle, and written by Robert Bloch, whom you may know as the author of?Psycho. With all those pedigrees in place, it’s no wonder that?Strait-Jacket is a classic... Read full article


By RBuccicone on Nov 9, 2010 From MacGuffin Movies

Strait-Jacket (1964) ???? So begins part two of the “Joan Crawford: Old and Crazy” reviews, and although I have given Strait-Jacket the same rating as Berserk, the?former is a better flick by comparison. Filmed three years earlier than her circus-murder movie, Crawford actually?behaves h... Read full article

See all Strait-Jacket articles

Quotes from

Carol Harbin: Their first mistake was thinking that the child was asleep, the second mistake was that the wife had decided to come home that night on the train.

Lucy Harbin: [to Michael] You sit down here with Carrol because I wouldn't want her to think I was taking her father away from her.

Carol Harbin: I hate you! I hate you! I hate you! No I didn't mean that, I love you. I hate you!

read more quotes from Strait-Jacket...

Facts about

The children's rhyme chanted in the movie, "Lucy Harbin took an ax, gave her husband 40 whacks. When she saw what she had done, gave his girlfriend 41," is a slight alteration of the rhyme originally popularized about Lizzie Andrew Borden: "Lizzie Borden took an ax, gave her mother 40 whacks. When she saw what she had done, gave her father 41."
Joan Blondell was originally set to play the title role but because of an accident she was replaced with Joan Crawford.
Joan Crawford had script and cast approval.
read more facts about Strait-Jacket...
Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Also directed by William Castle

More about William Castle >>
Related Lists
Create a list

See All Related Lists >>
Also released in 1964

See All 1964 films >>