Death Scream

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Death Scream
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Written by Stirling Silliphant
Directed by Richard T. Heffron
Starring Raul Julia
John P. Ryan
Phillip Clark
Lucie Arnaz
Ed Asner
Eric Braeden
Art Carney
Diahann Carroll
Kate Jackson
Cloris Leachman
Tina Louise
Nancy Walker
Theme music composer Gil Melle
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producerRon Bernstein
ProducersDeanne Barkley
Howard Rosenman
Donald March
Cinematography Gene Polito
EditorDavid Newhouse
Running time96 minutes
Production company Robert Stigwood Organization
Distributor ABC
Original networkABC
Picture formatColor
Audio format Mono
Original releaseSeptember 26, 1975 (1975-09-26)

Death Scream is a 1975 American made-for-television crime drama film loosely based on an actual event concerning the real-life account of "a young woman whose murder was witnessed by fifteen of her neighbors who did nothing to help and refused to cooperate with the police." [1] It originally aired on ABC on September 26, 1975.


The film had the working title of Homicide, and its rerun title was The Woman Who Cried Murder.



  1. Marill, Alvin H. Movies Made For Television, Da Capo Press, Inc., reprint by arrangement with Arlington House Publishers, New York, NY, 1980.

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