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The Devil's Hand (1961)

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A man is haunted by visions of a beautiful woman. When he finally meets her, he winds up involved in a Satanic cult.

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Bianca Milan
Robert Alda ...
Rick Turner
Ariadna Welter ...
Donna Trent
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Francis Lamont
Gere Craft ...
Mary the Nurse
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The Blonde Cultist (as Jeannie Carman)
Julie Scott ...
Cult Member
Diana Spears ...
Nurse
Gertrude Astor ...
The Elderly Cultist
Bruno VeSota ...
Lindell's Sponsor (as Bruno Ve-Sota)
Dick Lee ...
Cult Member
Jim Knight ...
Cult Member
Coleen Vico ...
Cult Member
Roy Wright ...
Doctor
Romona Ravez ...
Cult Member
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Rick Turner is engaged of Donna Trent and is having nightmares with a beautiful blonde woman dancing in the sky. One night, he is mysteriously driven to a doll shop, and in the next morning he returns to the place with Donna. He finds a doll that resembles his fiancé, but the owner Francis Lamont delivers another doll to him, with the face of the woman of his dreams, Bianca Milan. Rick looks for Bianca and is seduced and convinced by her to join a sect that worships the diabolic Camba, while the health of Donna is threatened by Francis and Bianca. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The men she loved lived to love no others! See more »

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13 September 1961 (USA)  »

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Witchcraft  »

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[first lines]
Rick Turner: Who're your friends?
Donna Trent: My *date* for the afternoon. You're twenty minutes late.
Rick Turner: Sorry.
Donna Trent: You hear that? He says he's sorry. Do you think I should marry a man who is late for his appointments?
Rick Turner: She's proposing again.
Donna Trent: Only for the seventeenth time.
Rick Turner: You've waited all your life for the perfect mate; what's twenty minutes more?
Donna Trent: You should get over that inferiority complex.
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definitely a cult type of movie
23 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I discovered this movie on a cheap horror movie box set and this is one of those movies that surprised me. It is definitely a cult type of movie and could become a "gulity pleasure". It is obviously dated and perhaps a little "goofy" in parts,being over 40 years old,but it is better than it has a right to be. The movie is aided immeasurably by the performance of Neil Hamilton as the leader of a cult of devil worshipers. He would later go on to be Commissioner Gordon on the Batman television series. It also has one of the catchiest instrumental theme songs I have heard from a movie of this type and era. If you are a fan of older movies and this genre,it is worth seeking out in my opinion. It can certainly be had cheaply enough.


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