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Jon Finch, Alec McCowen and Barry Foster star in this morbid blend of horror and wit-the first Hitchcock film to earn an 'R' rating. The Necktie Murderer has the London Police on red alert, and an innocent man is on a desperate quest to find the real serial rapist-murderer and clear his own name. Alternating heart-pounding tension with distinctive Hitchcock humor, Frenzy marked the Master of Suspense's return to his native England after almost twenty years.
Alfred Hitchcock's penultimate film, written by Anthony Shaffer (who also wrote Sleuth), this delightfully grisly little tale features an all-British cast minus star wattage, which may have accounted for its relatively slim showing in the States. Jon Finch plays a down-on-his-luck Londoner who is offered some help by an old pal (Barry Foster). In fact, Foster is a serial killer the police have been chasing--and he's framing Finch. Which leads to a classic Hitchcock situation: a guiltless man is forced to prove his innocence while eluding Scotland Yard at the same time. Spiked with Hitchcock's trademark dark humor, Frenzy also features a very funny subplot about the Scotland Yard investigator (Alec McCowen) in charge of the case, who must endure meals by a wife (Vivien Merchant) who is taking a gourmet-cooking class. --Marshall Fine --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Le produit m'a été livré dans le délai prévu. La qualité mentionnée était exacte. Read morePublished on Feb. 6 2013 by MFJ
A serial murderer nicknamed the `necktie killer' is terrorizing women in London, and Richard Blaney (Jon Finch), seen at the wrong place at the wrong time, becomes the chief... Read morePublished on March 31 2012 by Kona
Alfred Hitchcock's second - to - last film "Frenzy" is a return to the classic Hitchcock thrillers from the 1950s' and early '60s'. Read morePublished on May 1 2004 by anthony nasti
Typical Hitchcock style - an innocent man framed for murder with all the evidence against him and now he has to prove his innocence, even if he has to bend the law by escaping from... Read morePublished on Nov. 27 2003 by badger203
Alfred Hitchcock's next to last film, 1972's Frenzy, may not be as close to perfection as say, Vertigo or Psycho, but it still has a lot going for it. Read morePublished on Nov. 20 2003 by T. Lobascio
Hitchcock had been in a bit of an artistic slump when, after some thirty years, he returned to England for this, his next to last film--and the result was his final... Read morePublished on Aug. 10 2003 by Gary F. Taylor
I didn't even see the hole movie man.Ok I was at home sick right .Then I want to rent this movie because I love Alfred HIchcoch movies because there so scary , but clean . Read morePublished on April 24 2003
In all of Hitchcock's film, the thing he has been most noted for is his almost Sparton approach to film making. Read morePublished on Sept. 18 2002 by Daniel D. Vander Haar
In 1972, Alfred Hitchcock returned to his native London to make his second to last film; "Frenzy". After making 1963's "The Birds", Hitchcock did not have another critical or... Read morePublished on Aug. 11 2002