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The Devil's Hand -- 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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Writer:
Jo Heims (screenplay)
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Release Date:
13 September 1961 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
...It struck with savage fury destroying...killing all that crossed its path! See more »
Plot:
A man is haunted by visions of a beautiful woman. When he finally meets her, he winds up involved in a Satanic cult. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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A tough slog See more (35 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Linda Christian ... Bianca Milan
Robert Alda ... Rick Turner
Ariadna Welter ... Donna Trent

Neil Hamilton ... Francis 'Frank' Lamont
Gere Craft ... Mary the Nurse

Jeanne Carmen ... 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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tony Rock ... Cult Member (uncredited)
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Directed by
William J. Hole Jr. 
 
Writing credits
Jo Heims (screenplay)

Produced by
Alvin K. Bubis .... producer
Dave Carney .... associate producer
Harris Gilbert .... associate producer
Pierre Groleau .... associate producer
Jack Miles .... executive producer
Nick Newberry .... associate producer (as Rick Newberry)
Rex Carlton .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Allyn Ferguson 
Michael Terr  (as Mischa Terr)
 
Cinematography by
Meredith M. Nicholson (photography) (as Meredith Nicholson)
 
Film Editing by
Howard Epstein 
 
Art Direction by
Sherman Loudermilk  (as Sherm Lautermilk)
 
Makeup Department
Jack P. Pierce .... make up (as Jack Pierce)
 
Production Management
Jack Miles .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wilbur D'Arcy .... second assistant director
Raoul Pagel .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Philip Mitchell .... sound recordist (as Phil Mitchel)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack McCoskey .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marjorie Corso .... wardrobe woman (as Marge Corso)
 
Music Department
Allyn Ferguson .... orchestrator
Rene J. Hall .... music arranger: special arrangements (as Rene Hall)
Baker Knight .... composer: dance theme
Michael Terr .... music director (as Manuel Francisco)
Michael Terr .... orchestrator (as Mischa Terr)
 
Other crew
Steve Blauner .... technical advisor (as J. Steven Blauner)
Carl Earn .... assistant to producer
Frank Remsden .... script supervisor
Richard Slavin .... technical advisor
 
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Runtime:
71 min
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Certification:
UK:X (original rating) | UK:PG (re-rating) (2005) | USA:Unrated

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Quotes:
[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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Featured in 100 Years of Horror: Witches (1996) (V)See more »

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A tough slog, 15 January 2014
Author: Wizard-8 from Victoria, BC

This Crown-International movie is a really tough slog to go through, even though the running time is only seventy-one minutes long. Before I get to why the movie simply does not work, I will admit that the movie has a little merit here and there. While the budget was obviously rock bottom, the filmmakers managed to squeeze every last penny out of the limited funds. The movie is well lit, well photographed, and with acceptable set dressing.

Unfortunately, the filmmakers simply didn't have a good script to work with. The movie is filled with endless scenes of characters talking. This results in the movie sorely lacking in horror sequences. And the few horror sequences that do happen are extremely tame. I think that even audiences back in 1961 would have thought that this movie was soft stuff, so I can only imagine what modern day horror fans would think of this toothless movie.

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