How Awful About Allan is a 1970 television film thriller, directed by Curtis Harrington, his second collaboration with writer Henry Farrell, and starring Anthony Perkins and Julie Harris. It premiered on the ABC Movie of the Week in the fall of 1970 and was produced by prolific television producer Aaron Spelling.
Allan (Perkins) is suffering from hysterical blindness following a fire that killed his father and scarred his sister Katherine (Harris). Returning home after months in a hospital, Allan begins to hear his name being whispered and partially sees a dark figure coming to get him. Is he crazy or is someone really out to get him?
How Awful About Allan
Directed by Curtis Harrington
Produced by Aaron Spelling
Written by Henry Farrell
Starring Anthony Perkins, Julie Harris
Music by Laurence Rosenthal
Editing by Richard Farrell
Country United States
Original channel American Broadcasting Company
Release date September 22, 1970
Running time 73 minutes