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Two on a Guillotine (1965)

Not Rated | | Mystery, Horror | 13 January 1965 (USA)
Duke Duquesne is a very eccentric magician, and owing to his lifestyle his two-year-old daughter, Cassie, is sent away to live with an aunt. After twenty years, news of her father's death ... See full summary »

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Cassie Duquesne / Melinda Duquesne
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Val Henderson
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Jules 'Buzzy' Sheridan
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Dolly Bast
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Ramona Ryerdon
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Attorney Carl Vickers
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Mr. Carmichael - Val's Editor
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Duke Duquesne is a very eccentric magician, and owing to his lifestyle his two-year-old daughter, Cassie, is sent away to live with an aunt. After twenty years, news of her father's death brings her back to Los Angeles to attend his funeral. The day after her arrival, she is told he left a rather odd will. It specifies that she will inherit her father's estate on the condition that she stay in his creepy palatial mansion for seven nights in a row - alone. Written by alfiehitchie

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Two on a Guillotine - or 7 nights in a house of terror - or the unkindest cut of all. See more »

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Mystery | Horror

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2 en la guillotina  »

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Trivia

Some of the set interiors (particularly the hallway with the stairs and the study) are recycled from "My Fair Lady" (1964). The wallpaper is distinctive, as well as the lower landing of the staircase. See more »

Goofs

When serving breakfast to Cassie the first morning in the Duquesne house, Val picks up a cast iron skillet from the stove with his bare left hand but uses a pot holder to lift a coffee pot with his right hand which has a black plastic handle. See more »

Quotes

Val Henderson: [wearing a mask of Duke's face] Welcome to the Twilight Zone!
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References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

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What Is This Thing Called Love?
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Sung by Connie Stevens
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Not really camp, more in the line of grisly good fun!
31 March 2002 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Connie Stevens once again shows what a fine, natural actress she is, here playing a young lass from Wisconsin who must spend seven nights in her late father's house of horrors before she can receive her inheritance; Dean Jones plays a reporter who smells a story and befriends the easily-spooked girl. Terrific second-biller from Warner Bros., ostensibly aimed at kids ("Attention Guillotine-agers!") yet bolstered by a very strong script with nice attention to dialogue. The movie has good effects, a funny/spooky scenario and surprising chemistry between the two leads. Stevens is very good, especially in the prologue playing her own character's uptight mother. It all comes to a commendable ending, thanks to a very clever...EXECUTION! *** from ****


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