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Writers:
Michael Reeves (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
November 1967 (USA) See more »
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Boris Karloff He Turns Them On...He Turns Them Off...to live...love...die or KILL!
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The great hypnotist Professor Montserrat has developed a technique for controlling the minds, and sharing the sensations... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Creepy movie played by the veteran Karloff with screams and shocks See more (31 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Boris Karloff ... Prof. Marcus Monserrat
Catherine Lacey ... Estelle Monserrat
Elizabeth Ercy ... Nicole

Ian Ogilvy ... 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

Susan George ... Audrey Woods
Ivor Dean ... Insp. Matalon
Peter Fraser ... Detective George
Martin Terry ... Tobacconist
Bill Barnsley ... Constable in Fur Store
Maureen Booth ... Dancer (as Maureen Boothe)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Toni Daly ... Vocalist (uncredited)
Arnold L. Miller ... Taxi driver (uncredited)

Directed by
Michael Reeves 
 
Writing credits
Michael Reeves (screenplay) and
Tom Baker (screenplay)

John Burke (idea)

Produced by
Patrick Curtis .... producer
Arnold L. Miller .... executive producer
Tony Tenser .... producer
Michael Reeves .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Paul Ferris 
 
Cinematography by
Stanley A. Long (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Susan Michie 
David Woodward 
Ralph Sheldon (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Tony Curtis 
 
Makeup Department
Geoffrey Rodway .... makeup artist (as Geoff Rodway)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Keith Wilkinson .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Jack Palmer .... construction manager
 
Sound Department
Ken Osborne .... sound mixer
Mike Payne .... boom operator
 
Stunts
Jack Silk .... stunt driver (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Maurice Corcoran .... gaffer
Don Lord .... camera assistant
John Mantell .... camera operator
Gordon Thornton .... camera assistant
 
Music Department
Paul Ferris .... conductor
 
Other crew
Sheila Miller .... production secretary
Doreen Soan .... continuity
 

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86 min
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Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)
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Certification:
Iceland:16 | Spain:13 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (tv rating) | UK:15 (video rating) (2002) (2003) | USA:Unrated | West Germany:16

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Creepy movie played by the veteran Karloff with screams and shocks, 29 May 2006
Author: ma-cortes

The hypnotist professor Monserrat(Boris Karloff) has invented a device for controlling the minds people and sharing the sensations. His mean and wicker wife(Catherine Lacey)utilizes the technique about a man called Mike(Ian Ogilvy), a young fond disco into swinging London. She controls the Mike's mind and the exciting pleasures that provides. Ominous and awful killings are happening and the police investigates certain unsolved murders have taken place ,they suspect he could be the perpetrator as horrible acts.

This is an exciting and interesting film, though lack luster and cheap production values horror tale. The movie has suspense,shocks,genuine chills and a little bit of blood. The film packs grisly terror ,eerie atmosphere which converts pretty sinister towards the ending with its surprisingly finale. Picture is interpreted by the great Boris Karloff who was in frank decadence. Ian Ogilvy is habitual in all films directed by Michael Reeves and starred various horror films(And now the screaming starts)and television series(The Saint).Besides appears uncredited Susan George, previously her famous success(Strawdogs).The peculiar screenplay is realized by the actor Tom Baker. Motion picture is regularly directed by Reeves,he only directed four films ,exclusively terror,¨Witchfinder general¨,¨Castle of living dead¨and ¨Satan's sister¨,but he committed himself suicide. The flick will like to Boris Karloff fans.

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