1972 Asylum

Amicus Films

Asylum – 1972

An Amicus Production
Produced at Shepperton Studios
88 Mins


A young psychiatrist interviews four inmates in a mental asylum to satisfy a requirement for employment. He hears stories about the revenge of a murdered wife, a tailor who makes a suit with some highly unusual qualities, a woman who questions her sanity when it appears that her brother is conspiring against her, and a man who builds tiny toy robots with lifelike human heads.

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Hammer’s stalwart director of photography, Arthur Grant, was booked for the film but three weeks before shooting discovered he was terminally ill and had to reluctantly drop out. Denys N. Coop stepped in at short notice. 

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Details were complied viewing the actual film. 
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection