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Ring of Terror (1962)

 -  Drama  -  February 1962 (USA)
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A group of medical students undertake some silly and frightening endeavors in order to pledge a fraternity.

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Cast

Cast overview:
George E. Mather ...
Lewis B. Moffitt
Austin Green
Esther Furst ...
Betty Crawford
Norman Ollestad ...
Lew's Roommate (as Norman Ollstead)
Lomax Study ...
Professor Rayburn
Pamela Raymond ...
Alice Lund
Jerry Zinneman ...
(as Jerry Zin)
Joseph Conway ...
R.J. Dobson
June Smaney ...
Rag Doll Milford
Ed Erwin ...
(as Eddie Erwin)
Ann Morgan ...
Coed Waitress
Tom Brandt
Hal Hoover
Charles Martin
Ollie O'Toole ...
Dr. Walsh
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Med student Lewis Moffitt harbours a secret fear of the dark stemming from a traumatic childhood incident involving a corpse. Nonetheless, he pretends to be unaffected during the first autopsy witnessed by his class, and generally affects an attitude of fearlessness. This, however, inspires his would-be frat brothers to conceive a particularly morbid initiation ritual -- one which will, inevitably, go horribly awry. Written by Shannon Patrick Sullivan <shannon@mun.ca>

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In the band scene, a piano and clarinet can be heard, but these instruments are not in the band. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) See more »

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Puma?
8 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

The actual "plot" of the movie is completely unoriginal so I won't talk about that.

What I get such a kick out of, is the caretaker guy at the very beginning and ending of the film! Mr. Dobson, I think his name was. Someone decided that this guy wandering aimlessly in a cemetery looking for a cat named Puma (i least that's what I think he was saying) would make for a great opening to the film. He finds the cat, steps on it, it runs away, and he begins all over again! It represents the pure incompetence that runs through this film.

Also be sure to look out for the fat couple and a really "funny" frat guy you'll want to kill after watching him for about 10 sec.


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