Babs In The Attic

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Although Silent Scream was released in 1980, the dawn of the slasher craze, it’s not a typical teenage cuisinart movie. With its twisty whodunnit structure, Herrmann-esque score, spooky Victorian boarding house setting, creepy characters and family secrets, it harkens back to early 60’s Psycho imitations like Strait-Jacket, Dementia 13 and Whatever Happened To Baby Jane. Rebecca Balding makes a charming, intelligent, self-reliant heroine. Barbara Steele is chilling as the mute, almost feral Victoria. Yvonne DeCarlo explains it all…

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