directed by Richard Attenborogh from the novel by William Goldmen. a terrifing love story, a dummy wants to control his master (Anthony Hopkins) and kill people who threaten the deranged fantasy world that exists between the two. Corky (Hopkins) flees when forced to undergo a routine mental exam when his agent (Burgess Meredith) lines up a TV show for him. Corky winds at a small lakeside retreat run by an old high school sweetheart Peggy Ann Snow (Ann Margaret). His happiness is shortlived and his madness soon creeps in.