Reincarnation of Peter Proud embodies all the thrills of Max Ehrlich's bestseller, plus an oustandingly rich performance from Margot Kidder. Only weakness still is story's sudden and unsatisfactory ending.

Reincarnation of Peter Proud embodies all the thrills of Max Ehrlich’s bestseller, plus an oustandingly rich performance from Margot Kidder. Only weakness still is story’s sudden and unsatisfactory ending.

Michael Sarrazin from the start almost, realizes that some unknown person is within him. Tracing scenes from his dreams, he ventures to small Massachusetts town where Kidder had murdered philandering husband, briefly but ably played by Stephano.

Sarrazin is best in contending with the semi incestuous love affair that develops between him and Jennifer O’Neill. Her best moments, too, come in the clinches that do-don’t take place between two obviously attracted, and otherwise eligible, young lovers.

The Reincarnation of Peter Proud

Production

American International. Director J. Lee Thompson; Producer Frank P. Rosenberg; Screenplay Max Ehrlich; Camera Victor J. Kemper; Editor Michael Anderson; Music Jerry Goldsmith; Art Director Jack Martin Smith

Crew

(Color) Available on VHS, DVD. Extract of a review from 1975. Running time: 104 MIN.

With

Michael Sarrazin Jennifer O'Neill Margot Kidder Cornelia Sharpe Paul Hecht Tony Stephano
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