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The Sorcerers (1967)

Unrated | | Horror | November 1967 (USA)
The great hypnotist Professor Montserrat has developed a technique for controlling the minds, and sharing the sensations, of his subjects. He and his wife Estelle test the technique on Mike... See full summary »

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Cast

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Prof. Marcus Monserrat
Catherine Lacey ...
Estelle Monserrat
Elizabeth Ercy ...
Nicole
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Mike Roscoe
Victor Henry ...
Alan
Sally Sheridan ...
Laura Ladd (as Dani Sheridan)
Alf Joint ...
Ron, the mechanic
Meier Tzelniker ...
The Jewish Baker
Gerald Campion ...
Customer in China Shop
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Audrey Woods
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Insp. Matalon
Peter Fraser ...
Detective George
Martin Terry ...
Tobacconist
Bill Barnsley ...
Constable in Fur Store
Maureen Booth ...
Dancer (as Maureen Boothe)
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The great hypnotist Professor Montserrat has developed a technique for controlling the minds, and sharing the sensations, of his subjects. He and his wife Estelle test the technique on Mike Roscoe, and enjoy 'being' the younger man. But Estelle soon grows to love the power of controlling Roscoe, and the vicarious pleasures that provides. How far will she go, and can the Professor restrain her in time? Written by Kieron O'Hara <koh@psyc.nott.ac.uk>

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Boris Karloff He Turns Them On...He Turns Them Off...to live...love...die or KILL!

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Ian Ogilvy rides a 750cc Norton Atlas motorcycle in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Mike arrives at Nicole's apartment, she puts a record on the phonograph. Mike sits and looks through a magazine as the song plays. When he leaves the music has stopped and the phonograph is off with the arm on the rest. Nicole comes in a moment later and the turntable is still moving with the arm in the center of the record. See more »

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Referenced in Being John Malkovich (1999) See more »

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Your Love
Sung by Toni Daly
Played by Lee Grant & The Capitols (as Lee Grant and the Capitols)
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And next, the world!
3 November 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

There's something that suggests world domination in Boris Karloff's first description of his technique to hypnotize young people but this is soon dispelled by a surprising performance in a rather average film. Interestinglyly pieced together, the director tries hard to portray the idea of control which only sometimes works, but nevertheless does get better as the film nears a climax. Predictable in plot but still violent enough to present a challenge to those expect a little more from their Karloff movies. Great just to see Karloff in an argument in a newsagents at the very beginning - not a usual scene from your run-of-the-mill fantasy thrillers!


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