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Fear Chamber -- Chamber of Fear is one of Boris Karloff's last films, in which living rock ignites a chain of terror and death!

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Writers:
Jack Hill (writer)
Luis Enrique Vergara (writer)
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Release Date:
1968 (Mexico) See more »
Tagline:
In the name of science he created ... The Torture Zone
Plot:
A scientist notices strange frequencies coming from within the Earth. He and his assistants discover a living rock underneath a volcano... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Boris rolls in his grave every time this thing is shown! See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Boris Karloff ... Dr. Karl Mantell

Julissa ... Corinne Mantell
Carlos East ... Mark

Isela Vega ... Helga
Yerye Beirute ... Roland
Eva Muller ... Sally
Santanón ... Dwarf
Pamela Rosas ... Stripper
Fuensanta
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sandra Chávez ... Luisa Martinez

Directed by
Jack Hill (US scenes)
Juan Ibáñez (Mexican scenes)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jack Hill  writer
Luis Enrique Vergara  writer

Produced by
Luis Enrique Vergara .... producer
 
Original Music by
Enrico C. Cabiati 
 
Cinematography by
Raúl Domínguez 
Austin McKinney 
 
Film Editing by
Felipe Marino 
 
Art Direction by
José Méndez 
Octavio Ocampo 
 
Set Decoration by
Raúl Cárdenas 
 
Costume Design by
Vicente Tostado 
 
Makeup Department
Tony Ramirez .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
José Luis Cerrada .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
José Luis González de León .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Heinrich Henkel .... sound recordist
Víctor Rojo .... dialogue recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eduardo Rojo .... camera operator
 
Other crew
Guillermo Olivera .... production coordinator
Stim Segar .... dialogue director
James M. Tanenbaum .... computer technical advisor (uncredited)
 

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88 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia:
The final film performance of master of horror Boris Karloff.See more »
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Referenced in Birth of the Living Dead (2013)See more »

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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Boris rolls in his grave every time this thing is shown!, 8 July 1999
Author: Casey-52 from DVD Drive-In

A truly horrible movie, with no production quality whatsoever and Boris is immensely wasted in a small role as a scientist who conveniently becomes bedridden before the movie kicks into sadistic gear. A live rock is found under a volcano and Boris and his assistants set up a fear chamber to terrorize young girls. They then take the blood of the girls to feed the rock. Boris gets stressed out, bows out for a while, and his assistants proceed without him, kidnapping girls, whipping them, all sorts of sadistic merriment for fans of this stuff. There is even a strip tease for the rock! I can't say to avoid this movie, there are unintentionally hilarious moments, especially the character of Roland. But extreme fans of Boris will be shocked and outraged, to say the least.

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