Screaming Mimi (1958)
Release Date: Aug 8, 1958 Wide
Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 25
Two years before Hitchcock terrified audiences with the shower scene from Psycho, audiences recoiled at the shower scene in this dark and decidedly twisted psychological thriller. The tale of terror centers on an exotic dancer (Anita Ekberg) who is terrorized by a knife-wielding homicidal maniac. She is cut up but not seriously hurt as her step brother bursts into the bathroom and shoots the killer before he finishes. Unfortunately, the slasher escapes. Time passes, and while the physical
Aug 8, 1958 Wide
... a real cult item in the film noir filmography, weird and lurid and kitschy, but fascinating all the same.
The movie is discreet by modern standards, but 'Screaming Mimi' has so much sex on the brain the characters almost leak.
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