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Crescendo (1970)

PG 11/29/1972 (US) HorrorThriller 1h 36m

And . . . for Lovers of the Macabre


An innocent project transforms into a perilous nightmare when researcher Susan Roberts arrives in France in search of information on a deceased composer. She contacts his widow whose mental deterioration, precipitated by the death of her husband, manifests itself in psychotic dementia. The young woman's arrival triggers an obsessive desire to marry her crippled son to Susan, ensuring by this union that the genius of the father will be passed on to future generations.

  1. Alan Gibson


  2. Jimmy Sangster


  3. Alfred Shaughnessy


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  1. Stefanie Powers

    Stefanie Powers

    Susan Roberts

  2. James Olson

    James Olson

    Georges Ryman / Jacques Ryman

  3. Joss Ackland

    Joss Ackland


  4. Margaretta Scott

    Margaretta Scott

    Danielle Ryman

  5. Jane Lapotaire

    Jane Lapotaire


  6. Kirsten Lindholm


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Original Language English

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