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
Two on a Guillotine - or 7 nights in a house of terror - or the unkindest cut of all.
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Prolific composer Max Steiner
's last film for Warner Bros. after nearly 30 years with that studio. See more
The boom mic is visible in at least two house interior shots. See more
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 ...
References The Twilight Zone
What Is This Thing Called Love?
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Sung by Connie Stevens See more