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The Manipulator (1971)

An insane Hollywood makeup man kidnaps a woman, keeps her prisoner in his warehouse full of props.

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An insane Hollywood makeup man kidnaps a woman, keeps her prisoner in his warehouse full of props.

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Goofs

Charlie dies with his hands to his sides and this is how he's always shown, except in one shot where his fingers are interlocked across his chest. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the closing credits Mickey Rooney is shown in fast forward acting around on stage. See more »

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Referenced in Remote Control (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Chattanooga Choo Choo
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Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Sung by Mickey Rooney
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Liquid defecation.
4 August 2000 | by (Detroit, MI, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I would simply state that this movie was less than horrible, but I feel that would be too nice. Basically, I would rather consume rancid lobster than endure this cinematic travesty again. I respect Mickey Rooney as a great American actor and I have enjoyed many of his films but he should definitely abstain himself from any experimentations with abstract art and hallucinogens. I wouldn't recommend this film to the devil himself.


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