A young British author is plunged into a nightmare as he tries to solve his aunt's murder in Italy. When threats of violence, mysterious notes and deadly phone calls shatter his life, the police and his girlfriend doubt the story due to his past as a drug addict - even though his life is in danger.
Murder in Pompeii. Voices in the night. Despair in the gutter. A phantasmagoria of fright!
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Did You Know?
During production on British Rail's Waterloo & City tube line, a train ran into the buffer stops at the end of the line at Bank station. David Hemmings
, Gayle Hunnicutt
, and 10 extras suffered minor injuries. See more
During the wedding scene, Hemmings' character calls out for Major Ricketts and then switches to Colonel Ricketts by mistake. See more
[discussing Aunt Lucy's death
She said no - "over my dead body". Hence, her dead body.
The role of Columbus (the pigeon whom Tim feeds outside his window) is credited as being played by "A London Pigeon" See more
Fragment Of Fear
Written by Johnny Harris
Performed by The Johnny Harris Orchestra See more