Fear in the Night (1972)

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Psychological thriller. Peggy is traumatised when a one-armed assailant attacks her in the flat she is moving out of. Soon after she is married to Robert and they arrive at their new home, a remote boys' school where Robert is to teach. The school is empty, though, still out of term time. Peggy worries that her attacker has followed her here. The headmaster is the elderly Michael Carmichael. His vivacious wife Molly is much younger than him. Peggy worries that she is hearing voices in the school building, and soon tells Robert she has been attacked again by the one-armed man, but nobody seems willing to believe her. After some frightening encounters, Peggy learns the terrible secret of the school and its inhabitants.

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