Logofb

Trailers...

  • Ice King (The)
  • Collateral
  • Trauma
  • Chi (The)
  • Voices of the Silenced
  • Marriage (The)
  • Who Will Save The Roses?
  • Mi Mejor Amigo
  • McMafia
  • Transformation Street
  • Grimsey
  • Greatest Showman (The)
  • Aria
  • River's Edge
  • L'Animale
  • Paris Education (A)
  • High Fantasy
  • Method
  • Doom Troubadour (The)
  • Of Skin and Men
  • Escape From Rented Island: The Lost Paradise of Jack Smith
  • Disobedience
  • Becks
  • Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
  • Revival (The)
  • Never Steady, Never Still
  • Believer
  • Swinging Safari
  • Instinct
  • Here and Now
  • Assassination Nation
  • Feels (The)
  • Miseducation of Cameron Post (The)
  • Necro-Mancing Dennis
  • 49 Pulses
  • Visible: The LGBTQ Caribbean Diaspora
  • You, Me and Him
  • Sorry Guys
  • Wound (The)
  • Evening Shadows

Boston Strangler (The)

USA, English, 116 mins

  • Director: Richard Fleischer
  • Writer: Edward Anhalt; Gerold Frank
  • Producer: James Cresson; Robert Fryer

CGiii Comment

The tragedy of this film is the revelation that Tony Curtis could actually act.

Fleischer is overly fond of split screen - and, he does actually use it very well...a little too often.

The film is in two parts - the first is a routine police investigation that drags any deviant in for questioning (mostly gay).

The second parts deals with Curtis - and is utterly riveting.

One notable feature is the lack of music - this is a slow, methodical building of a complex character -  expertly done.

Quite a remarkable film.


Trailer...

The(ir) Blurb...

Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from the point of view of the investigators who have very few clues to build a case upon.

Cast & Characters

Tony Curtis as Albert DeSalvo;
Henry Fonda as John S. Bottomly;
George Kennedy as Det. Phil DiNatale;
Mike Kellin as Julian Soshnick;
Hurd Hatfield as Terence Huntley;
Murray Hamilton as Det. Frank McAfee;
Jeff Corey as John Asgeirsson;
Sally Kellerman as Dianne Cluny;
William Marshall as Atty. Gen. Edward W. Brooke;
George Voskovec as Peter Hurkos;
Leora Dana as Mary Bottomly;
Carolyn Conwell as Irmgard DeSalvo;
Jeanne Cooper as Cloe;
Austin Willis as Dr. Nagy;
Lara Lindsay as Bobbie Eden

Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment. Optional login below.