Shock Corridor Movie Review 1963

Information and Film Reviews for Shock Corridor the Movie

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A reporter, dreaming of a Pulitzer Prize, fakes mental illness and gets admitted to an asylum, where he hopes to investigate a murder. He is subjected to disturbing experiences, including shock therapy, but does manage to solve the murder. However, he suffers a mental breakdown in the process and is admitted for real. Disturbing and lurid.

Distribution

Criterion Collection, 210 E. 52nd St., 578 Broadway, New York, NY 10022, Phone: (212)212756-8822, Toll-free: 800-446-2001, URL: http://www.criterionco.com, Remarks: Does not sell directly to consumers

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 101 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Sanity Check, Front Page
Screenplay
Samuel Fuller
Cast
Peter Breck, Constance Towers, Gene Evans, Hari Rhodes, James Best, Philip Ahn, Larry Tucker, Paul Dubov
Cinematography
Stanley Cortez
Director
Samuel Fuller
Music
Paul Dunlap
Producer
Sam Firks, Samuel Fuller

Awards

Natl. Film Reg. 1996.

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