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

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13 January 1965 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Prolific composer Max Steiner's last film for Warner Bros. after nearly 30 years with that studio. See more »

Goofs

The boom mic is visible in at least two house interior shots. See more »

Quotes

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 »

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What Is This Thing Called Love?
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Sung by Connie Stevens
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I loved this movie!!!
17 October 2004 | by (Indiana) – See all my reviews

This was one of my favorite movies when I was growing up. They just don't make movies like this anymore. I have been trying to find this movie on VHS or DVD for years, apparently it is not available to buy, which doesn't make any sense considering there are a ton of stupid movies out there by the billions and none of this one - which is one of the greatest movies ever! I really hope that Two On A Guillitine comes out on video really really soon, this movie mesmerized me when I was very young, it would be nice to go back to it again! It wasn't a gory type of movie, I am surprised it's considered a thriller actually. I never thought of it as scary. But it definitely should get a lot more credit, A LOT MORE!!!!


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