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The Comeback (1978)

A singer holes up at a sinister estate to write new songs for his act. The ghost of his murdered wife begins to haunt him, then the person who actually killed her shows up at the mansion.

Director:

Pete Walker

Writers:

Murray Smith (screenplay), Michael Sloan (additional script material)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jack Jones ... Nick Cooper
Pamela Stephenson ... Linda
David Doyle ... Webster Jones
Bill Owen ... Mr B
Sheila Keith ... Mrs B
Holly Palance ... Gail
Peter Turner Peter Turner ... Harry
Richard Johnson ... Macauley
Patrick Brock Patrick Brock ... Dr Paulsen
June Chadwick ... Nurse
Penny Irving ... Girl Singer
Jeff Silk ... Police Officer
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Storyline

A singer holes up at a sinister estate to write new songs for his act. The ghost of his murdered wife begins to haunt him, then the person who actually killed her shows up at the mansion.

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A scream is not a scream...Unless it's heard! See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Day the Screaming Stopped See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sheila Keith came up with the idea for her character to have a Scottish accent. See more »

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Around 49min 20sec in, boom reflected in glass of cabinet in the room. See more »

Connections

Referenced in From Roma with Love (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Traces of A Long Forgotten Tune
by Jamie Anderson from the Album 'With One More Look At You'
on RCA Records
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tongue in cheek with a scream in the throat
7 August 2003 | by grunselSee all my reviews

There are certainly are a few (so called)well made, big budget horror films that are not as entertaining as this one. Jack Jones gives it all he's got as an actor and looks like he is having a ball. All in all IMHO an enjoyable piece of late night hokum.


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