Delirium (1979 film)

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Delirium 1979 poster.jpg
Original theatrical release poster
Directed by Peter Maris
Produced by Peter Maris
Sonny Vest
Written by Peter Maris
Richard Yalem
Story by Eddie Krell
Jim Loew
Music by David C. Williams
Cinematography Bill Mensch
Edited by Dan Perry
Release date
  • October 1979 (1979-10)
Country United States
Language English

Delirium (also known as Psycho Puppet) is a 1979 American thriller film, directed by Peter Maris and written by Maris and Richard Yalem.

The film is one of the infamous "Video Nasties".


  • Turk Cekovsky as Paul Dollinger
  • Debi Chaney as Susan Norcross
  • Terry TenBroek as Larry Mead (as Terry Ten Broek)
  • Barron Winchester as Eric Stem
  • Bob Winters as Donald Andrews
  • Garrett Bergfeld as Mark
  • Nick Panouzis as Charlie Gunther
  • Harry Gorsuch as Capt. Hearn
  • Chris Chronopolis as Det. Parker
  • Lloyd Schattyn as Det. Simms
  • Jack Garvey as Devlin
  • Mike Kalist as Specter
  • Myron Kozman as Wells
  • Pat Knapko as Jenny Thompson
  • Letty Garris as Hitchhiker
  • Charlotte Littrel as Vietnamese prostitute


Delirium was released in July 1979 in the United States.

Critical reception[edit]

TV Guide's review was generally unfavourable, criticising the film's use of Vietnam War flashbacks to explain the killer's motivations.[1]


  1. ^ "Delirium Review". TV Guide. Retrieved December 10, 2014. 

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