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Night of Terror (1933)

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The heirs to a family fortune are required to attend a seance at the spooky old family mansion. However, throughout the night members of the family are being killed off one by one.

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Mary Rinehart
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John Rinehart
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Richard Rinehart
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Sarah Rinehart
George Meeker ...
Prof. Arthur Hornsby
Mary Frey ...
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The heirs to a family fortune are required to attend a seance at the spooky old family mansion. However, throughout the night members of the family are being killed off one by one.

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24 April 1933 (USA)  »

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He Lived to Kill  »

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(RCA Photophone System)

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Some publicity production stills show Bela Lugosi's character wearing a mustache; he has none in the finished film. See more »

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Mary Rinehart: [UPSET] Oh! Call a doctor. Call a doctor!
Degar: It is too late!
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A GREAT "Old House" film!
6 February 2001 | by (S. Bound Brook, NJ) – See all my reviews

As usual, i must disagree with the other reviewer. All that cliche-ic stuff (secret panels, the "maniac", seances, etc) is what makes this film a GREAT "Old House" film! Granted, Lugosi is wasted in this role, but the entire film builds up a creepy, sinister "atmosphere".

Both Maltin and the other reviewer dismiss the end of the film, where the maniac speaks to the audience but, I first saw this when I was about 6 years old, and it scared the bejesus out of me for several nights!

Don't analyzse this film....just WATCH it....and ENJOY!

Norm


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