An American wakes up in an English hospital unable to remember anything of his life before a recent car accident. With only a photograph torn from a newspaper to guide him, and an unknown benefactor, he attempts to unravel what looks increasingly like a bizarre murder.

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  1. Jimmy Sangster


  2. Freddie Francis


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  1. Robert Webber

    Robert Webber

    Chris Smith

  2. Anthony Newlands

    Anthony Newlands

    Dr. Keller

  3. Jennifer Jayne

    Jennifer Jayne

    Gina McConnell

  4. Maurice Denham

    Maurice Denham


  5. Lelia Goldoni

    Lelia Goldoni

    Denise James

  6. Peter Woodthorpe

    Peter Woodthorpe

    Marcus Allan

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 25m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • April 1, 1965



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

No hysterical histrionics here, just solid hysteria.

Hysteria is directed by Freddie Francis and written by Jimmy Sangster. It stars Robert Webber, Anthony Newlands, Jennifer Jayne, Maurice Denham and Lelia Gordon. Music is by Don Banks and cinematography by John Wilcox.

From the long line of Hammer Thrillers with one word titles that followed in the wake of Psycho, Hysteria is a decent addition to the roster. Plot in simple terms finds Webber as Chris Smith, a survivor of a car crash who is suffering with amnesia. Upon finding out some mysterious benefactor has been footing the... read the rest.

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