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

The Castle of Fu Manchu (original title)
PG | | Adventure, Crime | 1972 (USA)
An evil Chinese mastermind plots to freeze the Earth's oceans.

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(as Jess Franco)

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(dialogue: Spanish version), (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Howard Marion-Crawford ...
Doctor Petrie (as Howard Marion Crawford)
Günther Stoll ...
Dr. Curt Kessler (as Gunther Stoll)
Rosalba Neri ...
Lisa
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Marie / Ingrid
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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Adventure | Crime

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1972 (USA)  »

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Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The last feature of Howard Marion-Crawford See more »

Goofs

The first scenes where Fu-Manchu is directing the sinking of the liner were the final scenes of a previous Fu-Manchu movie: The brides of Fu Manchu, where he shots his lieutenant who was trying to stop Fu Manchu surpass the maximum of the machine. See more »

Quotes

Lin Tang: Even Nayland-Smith cannot touch you now, father.
Fu Manchu: I wish that he would try.
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Crazy Credits

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 Karamaneh (1924) 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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