Part of the First Saturday Horror Series

Saturday, March 2 · view days & times
Price: $10.00 regular | $8.00 student & senior | $7.50 ArtsQuest Member
Venue: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

1964 | NR | 1 hr 33 min

Directed by William Castle
Starring: Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, Leif Erickson

"After a 20 year stay at an asylum following the axe murder of her two-timing husband and his lover, a reformed Lucy Harbin (Joan Crawford) reunites with her estranged daughter (Diane Baker) to pick up the pieces of her shattered life. It isn't long, however, before another spate of axe murders begin, and Lucy becomes the prime suspect. But just how guilty is she?

Part psychological thriller, part proto-slasher, STRAIT-JACKET sees Joan Crawford making horror history once again, balancing deep pathos and unhinged menace in a tour de force performance. Written and directed by the powerhouse team of Robert Bloch (PSYCHO) and William Castle (HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, THE TINGLER), STRAIT-JACKET marries family melodrama with murderously good suspense to remind us that sometimes, home is where the horror is."

Venue Information
Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas
ArtsQuest Center
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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