Blood and Lace
Blood and Lace (1971)

A woman in charge of an orphanage uses any means necessary to maintain order. That includes murdering anyone who gets in her way.

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: March 17, 1971
DVD Release Date: November 17, 2015
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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The supporting roster includes some familiar faces: Vic Tayback as a lecherous detective, Len Lesser as a lecherous handyman, and Dennis Christopher as a teenager who is decidedly not lecherous but does raid the fridge a lot.

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Dustin Putman

"Blood and Lace" is pure trashy silliness, but its bonkers story curves do provide a certain oddball allure.

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Lucius Gore

An awesome, unjustly unavailable early '70s horror film, ...This film's opening murder must have inspired John Carpenter, who filmed the first killing in Halloween in a similar way.

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Cory Taylor
A giallo with a low body count that predates Black Christmas and Halloween for the opening POV tracking shot of the killer, Blood and Lace was an influential… More
jay nixon
Cheaply made and for the most part badly actor slasher flick is one of several pieces of junk Gloria Grahame unfortunately was reduced to making at the end of… More