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Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)

Unrated  |   |  Horror  |  28 February 1965 (USA)
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Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Roy Castle ...
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Max Adrian ...
Ann Bell ...
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Eric Landor (segment 4 "Disembodied Hand")
Jennifer Jayne ...
Nicolle Carroll (segment 5 "Vampire")
Neil McCallum ...
Jim Dawson (segment 1 "Werewolf")
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Alan Freeman ...
Bill Rogers (segment 2 "Creeping Vine")
Peter Madden ...
Caleb (segment 1 "Werewolf")
Kenny Lynch ...
Sammy Coin (segment 3 "Voodoo")
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Jerry Drake (segment 2 "Creeping Vine")
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Dr. Bob Carroll (segment 5 "Vampire")
Harold Lang ...
Roy Shine (segment 3 "Voodoo")
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Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire; a huge plant takes over a house; a musician gets involved with voodoo; an art critic is pursued by a disembodied hand. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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Acclaimed as "THE FEAR OF THE YEAR"

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Horror

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28 February 1965 (USA)  »

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Trivia

First feature film of Roy Castle. See more »

Goofs

Franklyn Marsh does not touch the deck three times as is necessary according to Dr Terror around the beginning of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Dawson: Schreck? That's a German word isn't it? Means fear or horror.
Dr. Schreck: A more exact translation would be terror. An unfortunate misnomer for I am the mildest of men.
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Voodoo
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Music by Tubby Hayes
Performed by The Tubby Hayes Quintet
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Saw this when I was 10 yo...
30 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

and I remember it scared the devil (ha-ha) out of me. It spooked me for a good few weeks thereafter. I saw it again a few years back, and a lot of years older, and found it enjoyable, although much less spookier. With the likes of the original Omen, Exorcist, Shining, and Halloweens out there, this fell way short by (somewhat) current standards. It was good though! I still found the first episode the best, and the killer plants the lamest. I think it could have been the Halloween of its day had it been promoted more back in the mid sixties. I guess there was enough real horror going on back then to shunt promoting this movie. Donald Sutherland- what a great actor from such an early age. No teenage prodigy there.


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