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George Ryan in Pretty Poison

Pretty Poison

1968 NR

Having played crazy to perfection in Psycho (1960), Anthony Perkins puts the nail in his typecasting coffin with his portrayal of just-released-from-the-loony-bin Dennis Pitt in this blackly comedic thriller. Posing as a secret agent, Pitt begins life anew in a tiny town and takes up with straight-A student Sue Ann Stepanek (Tuesday Weld). Each proves to be more than the other's match in this little-known gem from director Noel Black.

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