When a wealthy man (Lionel Atwill) is threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla, he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate. A real escaped gorilla shows up at the mansion just as the investigators arrive. Patsy Kelly portrays a newly-hired maid who wants to quit because the butler, played by Bela Lugosi, scares her.
A little before her 21st birthday, a girl returns home to her father’s gothic castle with her boyfriend and best friend. She finds out her father was killed in an accident and finds her brother obsessed with the legend of the Blancheville family curse. Why have all the servants been replaced? Why is the brother so nervous about the girl’s upcoming birthday? Who keeps screaming and making creepy noises in the castle tower?
How Awful About Allan is a 1970 television movie thriller, directed by Curtis Harrington and starring Anthony Perkins. It premiered on ABC in the fall of 1970 and was produced by prolific television producer Aaron Spelling.