- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 38 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 26, 2012
- Originally Released: 1973
- Label: Olive Films
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
Performers, Cast and Crew:
This film is comprised of four darkly humorous tales, each of which revolves around a patient at a strange clinic.
"Mr. Tiger" centers on a young boy's invisible pet tiger who is quite capable of murder, as the lad's wicked parents soon discover...
In "Penny Farthing," a man is sent back in time, where an ominous portrait controls his unpleasant fate...
A husband regrets bringing a mysterious tree named "Mel" home, as the plant destroys his marriage -- and a whole lot more.
Lastly, a Polynesian "Luau" is where a literary agent's virgin daughter is to be sacrificed -- however, neither of them knows it yet...
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- Produced by World Film Services.
- Color by Eastmancolor.
- Additional cast: Russell Lewis (Paul in "Mr. Tiger"); Richard Connaught (Moving Man in "Penny Farthing"); Beth Morris (Polly in "Penny Farthing"); Frank Forsyth (Uncle Albert in "Penny Farthing"); Michael Petrovitch (Kimo in "Luau") and Lesley Nunnerley (Vera in "Luau").
- Additional credit: Peter Saunders (assistant director).
- Kim Novak replaced Rita Hayworth in the production.
- Actor Jack Hawkins's final film; he died shortly after its completion.