From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Nightmare (1964, UK) is a Horror film directed by Freddie Francis.


Main Details

  • Released in 1964
  • B&W
  • Running Time: 83 Min.
  • Production Co: Hammer Film Productions
  • Distribution Co: Universal Pictures (1964) (USA) (theatrical) | J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors (1964) (UK) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Freddie Francis
  • Written and Produced by Jimmy Sangster
  • Starring David Knight, Moira Redmond, Jennie Linden, Brenda Bruce, George A. Cooper, Clytie Jessop
  • Original Music by Don Banks
  • Cinematography by John Wilcox

Plot Summary

  • Janet is a young student at a private school; her nights are troubled by horrible dreams in which she sees her mother, who is in fact locked in an insane asylum, haunting her. Expelled because of her persistent nightmares, Janet is sent home where the nightmares continue.

Also Known As

  • El Abismo del miedo (Spain)
  • Here's the Knife, Dear: Now Use It (UK)
  • Meurtre par procuration (France) (dubbed version)
  • Der Satan mit den langen Wimpern (Germany)
  • La Spirale del terrore (Italy)


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