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High Anxiety 1977 Mel Brooks Daybill movie poster

Original Australian Daybill movie poster. High Anxiety. In this perceptive, sidesplitting homage to Hitchcock films, director, star, and writer Mel Brooks plays the average American guy, psychiatrist Richard Thorndyke, who's terrified of heights. He becomes the new chief of the Institute for the Very Very Nervous, where things are not what they seem, and it's not long before Richard finds himself embroiled in murder, deception, and other hilarious situations .