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Two on a Guillotine (1965)

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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Ramona Ryerdon
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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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Attention: Guillotine-agers! Wouldn't you like to learn how to flip your lid? If you're chopping for entertainment, here's the super-shocker of them all. See more »

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13 January 1965 (USA)  »

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2 en la guillotina  »

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A comic book version of the film was published by Dell Comics in 1965. See more »

Goofs

Connie Stevens character opens the front door of her fathers home and leaves the key in the door. After screams and Dean Jones character runs to her aid he too leaves the keys in the door. And nothing is ever said again about the keys. See more »

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John Harley 'Duke' Duquesne: [Speaking to an imaginary audience, while Cassie Duquesne, unconscious, is strapped into his stage-show guillotine] Ladies and gentlemen, behold one of the most tragic and malign figures in... in all the... the annals of recorded history. The beauteous Marie Antoinette. Doomed by the... by the... by the... bestial malevolence of the revolutionary mob, to end her glorious life upon this... this cruel instrument of bloody torture. La Belle Dame sans Merci. And why did she have to die? For ...
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References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

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, 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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