Hot Picks

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Cecil 2019

- Cannibal Club 2018

- Audition 1999

- Doggy See Evil 2017

- The Lightning Man 2018

- Devil's Path 2018

- Doll It Up 2018

- Snap 2016

- Soldier of War 2018

- Suicide Trip 2005

- The Killer Clown Meets the Candy Man 2019

- The Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion 1970

- Painkillers 2018

- 333: Illuminaughty 2019

- Halloween: The Panhandle Massacre 2018

- The Date 2018

- Muse 2019

- Hunter 2018

- The Witches of the Watch 2018

- Horror Express 1972

- Bailiwick 2017

- Knock Knock Knock Knock 2018

- Silhouette 2019

- The Possessed 1965

- Babes in Psycho Land 2018

- Throat Singing in Kangirsuk 2018

- Stalk 2018

- Blue Movie 1971

- My Name is Julia Ross 1945

- Anthem of a Teenage Prophet 2018

- Blood Bound 2019

- Portal Man 2018

- The Fifth Cord 1971

- The Theatre of Terror 2019

- Waterworld 1995

- The 6th Friend 2016

- Terror Tales 2016

- Crossbreed 2018

- The Devil's Camera 2018

- Radio Candy 2018

- Willie Dynamite 1974

- Spirits in the Dark 2019

- Butterfly Kisses 2017

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- The Night Monica Came Back 2017

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

Behind Locked Doors
Human Gorilla

USA 1948
produced by
Eugene Ling for Aro Productions/Eagle-Lion
directed by Budd Boetticher
starring Lucille Bremer, Richard Carlson, Douglas Fowley, Ralf Harolde, Thomas Browne Henry, Herbert Heyes, Gwen Donovan, John Holland, Tor Johnson, Dickie Moore, Trevor Bardette, Morgan Farley, Kathleen Freeman, Tony Horton, Wally Vernon
story by Malvin Wald, screenplay by Malvin Wald, Eugene Ling

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsène Lupin

Batman

Bigfoot

Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan

Cinderella

Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who

Dracula

Elizabeth Bathory

Emmanuelle

Fantomas

Flash Gordon

Frankenstein

Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu

Fuzzy

Gamera

Godzilla

Hercules

El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim

Justine

Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution

Lobo

Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III

Maciste

Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong

Mothra

Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera

Quatermass

Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes

Spider-Man

Star Trek

Sukeban Deka

Superman

Tarzan

Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Winnetou

Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman

Yojimbo

Zatoichi

Zorro

Available on DVD !

To buy, click on link(s) below and help keep this site afloat

Always make sure of DVD-compatibility !!!


Judge Drake (Herbert Heyes), a man who has not only fallen from grace within his profession but is on the run from the law with a 10,000 Dollar ticket to his head, seems to be hiding out at doc Porter's (Thomas Browne Henry) private insane asylum, but only reporter Kathy Lawrence (Lucille Bremer) this lead on him, which is why she persuades private eye Ross Stewart (Richard Carlson) to go undercover and become a patient of the asylum - to ultimately get his hands on the judge for real.

Stewart is quick to find out there are several things wrong with the asylum, which is run almost like a prison, and that there is a special closed ward for violent patients that's especially guarded by the doctor and his sadistic head warden Larson (Douglas Fowley). Still, thanks to some trickery Stewart comes face to face with the judge, but is soon found out by the judge and Doc Porter and locked into a cell with one of the asylum's violent patients, a former boxer (Tor Johnson) who starts fighting everytime he hears a bell.

Fortunately though, Kathy on the outside has somehow figured out Stewart is in trouble and has made her way into the asylum with a gun - and eventually, she saves Stewart's life. Then though, the boxer breaks loose and takes care of violent warden Larson before the police arrives thanks to the phonecall of another sympathetic warden (Ralf Harolde) and takes care of everything.

 

Nice little thriller of the insane asylum variety that keeps its audience entertained thoughout thanks to very steady pacing and a pretty elegant directorial effort. And even if the story is not 100% plausible, it's told in a believable way and at least makes sense as long as the film is on. Apart from that, this is probably the first movie in which Tor Johnson plays more than a one-dimensional character - and he's quite convincing as the tragic has-been plagued by fits of violence.

 

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

Feeling lucky ?
Want to
search
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find Behind Locked Doors
at the amazons ...

USA  amazon.com

Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)  amazon.co.uk

Germany (East AND West)  amazon.de

Looking for imports ?
Find Behind Locked Doors here ...

Thailand  eThaiCD.com
Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Behind Locked Doors at adultvideouniverse.com


Thanks for watching !!!

 

 

On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide
WHICH IS WORSE!!!

 

A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
starring
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD

 

 

Stell Dir vor, Deine Lieblingsseifenoper birgt eine tiefere Wahrheit ...
... und stell Dir vor, der Penner von der U-Bahnstation hat doch recht ...
... und dann triffst Du auch noch die Frau Deiner (feuchten) Träume ...

 

Und an diesem Tag geht natürlich wieder einmal die Welt unter!!!

 

Bauliche Angelegenheiten
ein Roman von
Michael Haberfelner

 

Jetzt kaufen bei
Lulu.com