Peeping Tom (1960) DVD9
Mark Lewis works as a focus puller at a movie studio, moonlights as a pornographic photographer in a room tucked behind a newsstand and spends his free time endlessly watching black and white home movies. Lewis is afflicted with scoptophilia, the morbid desire to gaze. But watching is not enough for Lewis. He finds his greatest satisfaction filming and then murdering a succession of beautiful women with a dagger hidden in his camera's tripod legs.

His first victim is a prostitute, his second a film actress, and his third a model. In the course of these murders, Mark meets Helen Stephens and her blind mother, and the two women rent a flat in his house. One day he shows Helen some film depicting his father's experiments on himself; the film both fascinates and repels Helen. Learning that Mark is the son of the notorious Dr. Lewis, the police put Mark under surveillance. The truth is revealed when Helen accidentally switches on Mark's projector and views the murder of the actress.

DVD9 | PAL 16:9 | 01:37:43 | 7.33 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English (Dolby AC3, 2 ch) | Subtitles: none
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller

Director: Michael Powell
Actors: Karlheinz Bohm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Esmond Knight, Michael Goodliffe
Country: UK

• Introduction by Martin Scorsese
• Commentary by critic Ian Christie
• Eye of the Beholder - documentary
• The Strange Gaze of Mark Lewis - documentary
• Trailer
• Photo gallery

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