People: Aug. 16, 1982

Uh-oh. Norman Bates is back. It is 22 years since the friendly motelkeeper played by Anthony Perkins, 50, was led away to a California mental institution after his classic bathroom murder of Janet Leigh, 55, in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. Middle-aged and pronounced cured, Norman has returned to town and wants to revamp his sagging hostelry. Directed by Richard Franklin, 34, who worked with Hitchcock as a student, Psycho II picks up the few surviving characters from the master's original. Vera Miles, 51, returns as Leigh's sister, "and Mom is definitely six feet under...

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