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Crucible of Terror (1971)

An obsessed sculptor kills a young woman to make a perfect bronze sculpture of her. Years later at his secluded home a number of people become trapped in a web of revenge, murder and horror.

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Victor Clare
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John Davies
Mary Maude ...
Millie
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Michael Clare
Betty Alberge ...
Dorothy Clare
John Arnatt ...
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Beth Morris ...
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Kenneth Keeling ...
George Brent
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An obsessed sculptor kills a young woman to make a perfect bronze sculpture of her. Years later at his secluded home a number of people become trapped in a web of revenge, murder and horror.

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The art of murder.

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September 1985 (West Germany)  »

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Unholy Terror  »

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At c. 53 minutes, as the Rolls-Royce is about to be driven off, there is a badly parked black car directly in front of it, well away from the pavement. However, when the Rolls-Royce moves away in the next shot the black car is suddenly perfectly parked. See more »

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Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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Late Night TV Madness
27 June 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this thing in part on late night TV in the seventies. Being a mere lad at the time, I was taken a back at how gory the killings were and surprized in retrospect that it wasn't cut for TV. I found this flick recently in a $5.00 bin put out by STAR CLASSICS. I wanted to see what I'd think of it now, so I bought it. Now I wasn't surprised that at that price it was a cheezy 16mm VHS copy in the LP mode, but I was surprised that all the gory scenes were cut out! Apparently, it was transfered from a more prudish television print! I see here that it's on DVD, but I ain't gonna buy the darn thing.. I would rent it though, just to see if it still holds the same impact it did for me so long ago..


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