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Frenzy is a 1972 film about a man mistakenly suspected of being a serial killer who is murdering London women with a necktie.

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Written by Anthony Shaffer, based on the novel Goodbye Piccadilly, Farewell Leicester Square by Arthur La Bern.
A deadly new twist from the original Hitchcock. taglines

Bob Rusk[edit]

  • I don't know if you know it, Babs, but you're my type of woman.
  • Don't forget, Bob's your uncle.
  • If you can fix up a lot of idiots, why not me?

Richard Blaney[edit]

  • Do I look like a sex murderer to you? Can you imagine me creeping around London, strangling all those women with ties? That's ridiculous... For a start, I only own two.

Chief Inspector Oxford[edit]

  • I expect she'll turn up sooner or later. These days, ladies abandon their honor far more readily than their clothes.
  • No, discretion is not traditionally the strong suit of the psychopath, dear. Believe me, that's what we're dealing with. You ought to read his wife's divorce petition.
  • Mr. Rusk. You're not wearing your tie.

Hotel porter[edit]

  • Just thinking about the lusts of men makes me want to heave. He spoke French, Spanish and German while in service.


Richard Blaney: [announcing himself to his wife's receptionist] You can inform Mrs. Blaney that one of her less successful exercises in matrimony has come to see her.
Monica Barling: And who shall I say is calling?
Richard Blaney: Mr. Blaney.

Solicitor in Pub: We were just talking about the tie murderer, Maisie. You'd better watch out.
Maisie, Barmaid: [salaciously] He rapes them first, doesn't he?
Solicitor in Pub: Yes, I believe he does.
Doctor in Pub: Well I suppose it's nice to know that every cloud has a silver lining.

Solicitor in Pub: Let's hope he slips up soon.
Doctor in Pub: In one way I rather hope he doesn't. We haven't had a good juicy series of sex murders since Christie. And they're so good for the tourist trade. Foreigners somehow expect the squares of London to be fog-wreathed, full of hansom cabs and littered with ripped whores, don't you think?

Inspector Oxford: Mr. Rusk. You're not wearing your tie.
Bob Rusk: [speechless] I... [Defeated, Rusk drops the trunk to the floor]


  • A deadly new twist from the original Hitchcock.
  • Just an ordinary necktie used with a deadly new twist.
  • From the Master of Shock... A Shocking Masterpiece!


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