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The Devil's Messenger (1961)

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A 50,000 year-old woman is found frozen in an ice field, and a man's death is foretold in dreams.

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Satan (as Lon Chaney)
Karen Kadler ...
Satanya
Michael Hinn ...
John Radian
Ralph Brown ...
Charlie (archive footage)
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Donald Powell (archive footage)
Bert Johnson ...
(archive footage)
Frank Taylor ...
Dr. Ben Seastrom (archive footage) (as Bert Johnson)
Chalmers Goodlin ...
Dr. Hume (archive footage)
Gunnel Broström ...
Madame Germaine (archive footage) (as Gunnel Brostrom)
Sara Harts ...
Angelica - Frozen Girl (archive footage) (as Tammy Newmara)
Jan Blomberg ...
J. D. Younger
Inga Botorp ...
Dixie (archive footage) (as Ingrid Bedoya)
Eve Hossner ...
Girl in Photograph (archive footage)
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A 50,000 year-old woman is found frozen in an ice field, and a man's death is foretold in dreams.

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Edited out of three distinctive episodes, "The Photograph," "The Girl in the Glacier," and "Condemned in Crystal," all of which were directed by Curt Siodmak, for the Swedish/US TV series 13 Demon Street (1959), shot in English but originally aired with Swedish subtitles. Lon Chaney Jr. was brought to Sweden to film a framing story for the sake of continuity. See more »

Goofs

Photographer Don tells Charlie that "somebody" is coming out of the house in the photograph. When Charlie suggests that he's imagining it and they should look at the photograph, he says "If I can't see her, you'll believe me." See more »

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Satan: Love is such a stupid emotion.
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Featured in 100 Years of Horror: Demons (1996) See more »

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Chaney as the devil
14 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know why some people just don't like this film, i thought Lon Chaney Jr. was great in it; as the Devil, he sends a woman, Satanya to Earth to deliver objects to people he wants to see in hell, This movie was very creepy and entertaining, as well as engrossing. some people say they didn't like Chaney's face all bloated, so what, the acting was good, and he was very conniving as the Devil, I really didn't find too much wrong with the film except a couple of noticeable scenery that was obviously fake, but hey if that's all that's wrong with it then i have no problem with it. as far as taking the 3 installments from 13 demon st. i couldn't really tell. if they did it , then it was done very seamlessly. the movie reminds me of the old TV shows. Alfred Hitcock Presents. and Rod Sterling's .. The Twilight Zone.


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