Hands of a Stranger (1962) - Rotten Tomatoes

Hands of a Stranger (1962)





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You have to hand it to the ones who provided this suspenseful thriller. When a gifted piano player loses his hands in an auto accident, a well-meaning surgeon attaches the hands of a dead man to the victim. No one realizes the attached hands belonged to a deranged killer. When the musician awakens, he embarks on the vengeful murders of the doctor and staff who undertook the surgery.

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James Stapleton
as Vernon Paris
Joan Harvey
as Dina Paris
Paul Lukather
as Dr. Gil Harding
Ted Otis
as Dr. Russ Compton
Michael DuPont
as Dr. Ken Fry
Larry Haddon
as Police Lt. Syms
Michael Rye
as George Britton
Elaine Martone
as Eileen Hunter
George Sawaya
as Cab Driver
David Kramer
as Carnival Barker
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Body, mind, soul -- can one exist without the others? Is the 'self' determined by one or a combination of all three? These age-old questions are examined more directly in even B horrors, such as 'Hands of a Stranger,' than in most other entertainments.

September 9, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Adequate chiller before it loses its tune.

September 10, 2012 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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