The Nanny

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Nanny (1965, UK) is a Horror film directed by Seth Holt.


Main Details

  • Released on October 7, 1965 (London, England) | October 27, 1965 (Detroit) | November 3, 1965 (New York City)
  • B&W
  • Running Time: 93 Min (USA)
  • Production Co.: Hammer Studios | Seven Arts Productions
  • Distribution Co.: 20th Century Fox
  • Directed by Seth Holt
  • Written by Marryam Modell & Jimmy Sangster
  • Starring Bette Davis, Wendy Craig, Jill Bennett

Plot Summary

  • An English nanny whose charge is a rude 10-year-old Joey, just discharged from a disturbed children's home where he'd spent two years undergoing treatment for drowning his little sister in the bath. He returns to an unloving father, fragile mother, and doting nanny — whom he hates.


  • Another Memorable Davis Portrait!
  • Nanny wasn't responsible . . . WAS SHE?
  • Would you trust the nanny . . . or the boy?
  • She had been in the family for years. Then, two died mysteriously and two lived in terror!
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