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In this chilling blood-tale in "Psycho" style, Robert Bloch modernizes the Lizzy Borden story. A wife (Joan Crawford) literally axes her cheating husband and his lover, witnessed by her three-year-old daughter. Mom is packed off to the insane asylum for 20 years before reuniting with the daughter (Diane Baker). From this point, the axe murders continue along a contrived plot intended to lead the audience astray until the mystery is solved. Crawford's strong performance and the excellently constructed suspense are the best elements of the film -- and the chopping saves the show when the plot tends to slow.

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Special Features

Digitally mastered audio and video
Remastered in high definition
Widescreen presentation
Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese
Bonus trailers
"Battle-Ax: The Making of Strait-Jacket"
Joan Crawford costume and makeup tests
Ax-swinging screen test
Interactive menus
Scene selections

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