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Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969)
"The Castle of Fu Manchu" (original title)

 -  Adventure | Crime | Horror  -  1972 (USA)
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An evil Chinese mastermind plots to freeze the Earth's oceans.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Richard Greene ...
Howard Marion-Crawford ...
Doctor Petrie (as Howard Marion Crawford)
Günther Stoll ...
Curt (as Gunther Stoll)
Rosalba Neri ...
Lisa
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Marie
José Manuel Martín ...
Omar Pashu (as Jose Manuel Martin)
Werner Abrolat ...
Melnik (as Werner Aprelat)
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Storyline

The evil mastermind Fu Manchu plots his latest scheme to basically freeze over the Earth's oceans with his diabolical new device. Opposing him is his arch-nemesis, Interpol's very British Dr. Nayland Smith. Written by crow_steve@hotmail.com

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He's Back!!! The World's Most Evil Man with a Fiendish Plan of Conquest


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1972 (USA)  »

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Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu  »

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ESP 12,985,224 (Spain)
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1.66 : 1
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The last feature of Howard Marion-Crawford See more »

Goofs

When Fu Man Chu's soldiers attack the castle for the first time, the defenders bayonets are clearly made of rubber. See more »

Quotes

Fu Manchu: The entrance to eternity. Beyond that door there is a tunnel which leads directly to the sea. Cisterns of water are poised above it. The touch of a lever will release hundreds of thousands of gallons of water into that tunnel, and combined with professor Heracles' crystals this can transform the entire sea into one gigantic block of ice.
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Maria Perschy's character is called Dr. Ingrid Koch but on the credits her character's name is given as Marie. See more »

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Follows The Sacred Order (1923) See more »

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Subtle and insidious torture
30 December 1998 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

Handsome but utterly incoherent nonsense. Nice locations and sets and Lee looks really impressive in those Mandarin robes, but cripes, it's got about 30 extraneous characters, a vague and torturous plot, and a nonexistent ending. Bad in a way cheaper movies can't be; you can't help thinking it *must* have a plot because it *looks* well-made, so you end up blaming yourself for not getting it and you feel wretched and vaguely ill...agh. Took a grave toll on the Satellite of Love's morale and it will on yours.


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