Man in the Attic
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Man in the Attic
Man in the Attic is a sweat-stained remake of the oft-filmed Mary Belloc Lowndes suspense story The Lodger. Jack Palance plays a mild, secretive pathologist who rents an attic apartment in the heart of London. Palance falls in love with dancer Constance Smith, daughter of the landlady, but she doesn't seem interested. Meanwhile, several unsolved murders of women have been committed on the fogbound London streets--and all of the victims are showgirls. Unlike Hitchcock's 1926 version of The Lodger, the most likely suspect is indeed the "Jack the Ripper" character hunted by the… More

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"There's apparently no need or reason for this remake."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Jack the Ripper, this time with a dull blade played by Jack Palance before he turned into a raging ham."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat
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