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Chamber of Horrors (1940)
"The Door with Seven Locks" (original title)

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A murder is found to be connected to a false heir and a secret underground torture chamber.

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Philip Ray ...
Tom Cawler (as Phil Ray)
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A murder is found to be connected to a false heir and a secret underground torture chamber.

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20 December 1940 (USA)  »

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Chamber of Horrors  »

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Remade as Front à la Scotland Yard (1962) See more »

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Highly Enjoyable Film
5 February 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This British made film is highly enjoyable. Excellent performances by the cast, spectacular sets, good script, all things about this film I found enjoyable.

Lilli Palmer was excellent in the role, she is also a joy to watch as she is breathtakingly beautiful. Leslie Banks is back in a role similar to his role in "Most Dangerous Game," a man who lives in a castle, and collects torture devices.

At 80 minutes in length this film really needs to be watched and enjoyed. Very clever.


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