Too Scared to Scream

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Too Scared to Scream (aka The Doorman)
Directed by Tony Lo Bianco
Produced by Mike Connors
Written byNeal Barbera
Glenn Leopold
Starring Mike Connors
Anne Archer
Leon Isaac Kennedy
Ian McShane
Music by Georges Garvarentz
CinematographyLarry Pizer
Edited byMichael Economou (Supervising Editor)
Ed Beyer (Editor)
Distributed byThe Movie Store
Release date
January, 1985
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited States

Too Scared to Scream (also known as The Doorman) is a 1985 American independent slasher film directed by Tony Lo Bianco. It stars Mike Connors, who also produces, Anne Archer and Ian McShane. The film was originally filmed in 1981 and intended for a 1982 release but was shelved due to the production company going out of business and it didn't receive a theatrical release until 1985. It is known for its stellar supporting cast including John Heard, Maureen O'Sullivan and Murray Hamilton.



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