Dementia 13

Synopsis: Whilst out on a rowboat with his wife Louise, John Haloran has a heart attack and dies. She casts his body overboard and hides his death telling the family he left on an urgent business trip. Louise's main concern is that she can only hope to inherit part of his family fortune if he's still alive. The Halorans are a strange family. They are still grieving over the death of the youngest daughter, Kathleen, who drowned in a pond when she was a young child. The family hold an annual ceremony of remembrance, on the anniversary of her death. But this year someone is wielding an ax...intent on murder.
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Production: Madacy Home Video
 
IMDB:
5.7
Rotten Tomatoes:
68%
UNRATED
Year:
1963
75 min
49 Views

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[ ROCKABILLY MUSIC PLAYING

ON RADIO ]

[ Garbled ] WELL, I GO A GIRL THAT'S REALLY GREAT

[ SINGING INDISTINCTLY ]

WHEN SHE'S NEAR,

MY HEART STARTS TO BEAT

[ SINGING INDISTINCTLY ]

JOHN, LET'S GO TO BED.

I WANT TO TAKE:

THE BOAT OUT ALONE.

I'LL BE UP LATER.

NO, I'LL GO WITH YOU.

TELL ME THA SHE LOVES ME TOO

[ SINGING INDISTINCTLY ]

WELL, THEY'RE ONLY ONES

THAT I'LL EVER LOVE

SHE'S THE ONE

THAT I'M THINKING OF

I SEE SPARKS:

OH, EVERY TIME I'M NEAR HER

JOHN...

THAT WILL IS NO GOOD.

YOUR MOTHER'S STILL ALIVE.

WE CAN TALK HER:

INTO CHANGING IT.

YOU WERE ALWAYS TOO GREEDY,

LOUISE.

I JUST DON'T LIKE

TO SEE HER EXPLOITING YOU.

HONEY, SHE'S LEAVING ALL OF

YOUR FAMILY'S MONEY TO CHARITY

IN THE NAME OF:

THIS MYSTERIOUS KATHLEEN.

IT'S RIDICULOUS.

YOUR MOTHER IS CRAZY.

YOU DON'T KNOW ANYTHING

ABOUT IT.

I KNOW:

THAT MUSIC'S TERRIBLE.

[ VOLUME INCREASES ]

OH, WHEN SHE'S NEAR

I CAN HARDLY SPEAK

...AND MY KNEES GET WEAK

JOHN, YOU'RE ROWING TOO HARD.

LET ME ROW.

YOU'RE CONCERNED ABOUT ME,

LOUISE.

IS IT MY HEART?

STOP IT.

YOU'RE ONLY A MEMBER

OF THE FAMILY:

AS LONG AS:

YOU'RE MY WIFE.

IF I DIE BEFORE MOTHER,

YOU'RE A STRANGER...

[ Straining ]

ENTITLED TO NOTHING.

NOW YOU'VE DONE IT.

LOOK AT ME WITH STARRY EYES

AND THEN I GE ALL HYPNOTIZED

WHERE ARE THE PILLS?

I-IN THE COAT.

SHE'S THE ONE

THAT I'M THINKING OF

I SEE SPARKS:

WELL, EVERY TIME

I'M NEAR HER

IT'S EMPTY, YOU IDIOT!

MY HEART STARTS:

BEATING MADLY:

WELL, WHERE DID

SHE CAUSE THE PAIN?

[ SINGING INDISTINCTLY ]

LOOK AT ME WITH STARRY EYES

ROW FASTER, LOUISE.

[ CHUCKLES ]

IF I DIE, THERE'S NOTHING

IN IT FOR YOU.

SHUT UP.

[ GASPING ]

[ ROCKABILLY MUSIC CONTINUES ]

JOHN?

JOHN!

[ SLAP! ]

UGH!

AAH!

[ GASPING ]

[ SINGING INDISTINCTLY ]

NOW WHAT DO I DO?

YOU'RE THE ONE

THAT I'M THINKING OF

I GOT TO GET RID OF HIM.

WELL, I GOT A GIRL

THAT'S REALLY GREAT

...AND I START TO SHAKE

WHEN SHE'S NEAR,

MY HEART STARTS TO BEAT

[ SINGING INDISTINCTLY ]

THEY'RE THE ONES

THAT I'LL EVER LOVE

SHE'S THE ONE

THAT I'M THINKING OF

I SEE SPARKS:

OH, EVERY TIME

I'M NEAR HER

I FEEL SO STRANGE

MY HEART STARTS:

BEATING MADLY:

WHERE DID SHE CAUSE

THE PAIN?

[ SINGING INDISTINCTLY ]

LOOK AT ME WITH STARRY EYES

AND THEN I GE ALL HYPNOTIZED

[ MUSIC DISTORTING ]

[ EERIE MUSIC PLAYING ]

[ ENGINE TURNS OVER ]

[ BREATHING HEAVILY ]

I'LL HAVE TO GET RID

OF HIS THINGS,

SAY HE WENT BACK TO NEW YORK

ON BUSINESS OR SOMETHING.

[ FROGS CROAKING ]

"MOTHER...

"I AM TERRIBLY SORRY...

"BUT I HAVE RECEIVED...

"AN URGENT...

"WIRE FROM NEW YORK.

"SINCE I MUST LEAVE TONIGHT...

"I WILL BE FORCED TO MISS...

"KATHLEEN'S...

"MEMORIAL CEREMONY.

"BUT YOU ALL KNOW...

"MY THOUGHTS

"WILL BE WITH HER,

IN LOVING MEMORY."

[ SUSPENSEFUL MUSIC PLAYING ]

"YOUR LOVING SON, JOHN."

I'LL PACK THE THINGS

HE WOULD HAVE TAKEN --

A SUIT, SOME SHIRTS.

I'M FINALLY RID OF HIM.

I KNOW I CAN HANDLE HIS MOTHER

WITHOUT HIM AROUND.

SHE'S HALF-CRAZY ANYWAY.

I CAN GET RID OF HER,

ONE WAY OR THE OTHER.

I'D BETTER WATCH OU FOR HIS BROTHERS, THOUGH,

ESPECIALLY THE OLDER ONE,

RICHARD.

THE TYPEWRITER --

HE WOULDN'T FORGET THAT.

HE'D HAVE TO WRITE LETTERS

ON THE PLANE.

I WONDER IF HE'LL RO UNDERWATER.

EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING.

[ SUSPENSEFUL MUSIC PLAYING ]

I'LL MAKE HER CHANGE

THAT RIDICULOUS WILL.

"YOUR LOVING SON, JOHN."

FAT JOHN.

[ FROGS CROAKING ]

I HOPE EVERYTHING WORKS OU WITH JOHN'S BUSINESS.

I'M SURE EVERYTHING

WILL BE FINE.

YOUR BROTHER'S ALWAYS HAD A WAY

OF SOLVING HIS OWN PROBLEMS.

[ METAL TINGS ]

OH, I'M SORRY.

WE'RE IN YOUR WAY.

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