Dark Sanity (1982)

USA, 1982
35mm film, colour
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Martin Green.

Plot Summary

A recovering alcoholic is haunted by visions of an axe murder and teams up with a cop who suffers similar visions to find the killer before she becomes the next victim.


Directed by: Martin Green
© MCMLXXXII [1982] Benmar Productions
Executive Producers: Ben Brothers, Martin Green
Produced by: Ben Brothers
Associate producers: Carl Porcello, Peter Bussio
Original Screenplay Written by: Phillip Pine, Larry Hilbran
Director of Photography: John McCoy
Edited by: Jack Ruggiero
Music Composed Arranged and Conducted by: John Bath
Sound Mixer: Steve Budde
Costumer: Kathe Orrison
Make-Up and Prostatics [sic]: Melissa Lazarou
Special Effects: David Pennington
Art Director: Phillip Duffin
Shot on location in Hollywood and the Greater Los Angeles area

Aldo Ray [Larry Craig]
Kory Clark [Karen Bichols]
Chuck Jamison [Alan Nichols]
Bobby Holt
Andy Gwyn
Timothe McCormack
Barry Ray Robison
Harry Carlson
Dennis Barnett (Edward)
Iris Bath (Mrs Duncan)
Brenda Bennett (news reporter)
Toni Carleton (1st bartender)
Roger Clark (policeman)
Kevin Downey (intern)
Rick Green (paramedic)
J.R. Imler (policeman #2)
Clarine Jackman (Mrs Jacobs)
Ron Jennings (policeman #1)
Al Jordan (mover #1)
Sharon Lee (night club singer)

Alternative Titles

Journée de cauchemars – France
Straight Jacket – video title
Тъмна лудост
– Bulgaria



  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.481 – credits

Other sources

  • British National Film Catalogue vol.20 (1982) – credits