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The art of murder.
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An obsessed sculptor kills a young women 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. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Mike Raven ... Victor Clare

James Bolam ... John Davies
Mary Maude ... Millie
Ronald Lacey ... Michael Clare
Betty Alberge ... Dorothy Clare
John Arnatt ... Bill
Beth Morris ... Jane Clare
Judy Matheson ... Marcia

Melissa Stribling ... Joanna Brent
Kenneth Keeling ... George Brent
Me Me Lai ... Chi-San (as Me Me Lay)
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Stephen Manley ... 1971

Directed by
Ted Hooker 
 
Writing credits
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Ted Hooker 
Tom Parkinson 

Produced by
John Brittany .... executive producer
Peter Newbrook .... executive producer
Tom Parkinson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Paris Rutherford 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Newbrook 
 
Film Editing by
Maxine Julius 
 
Art Direction by
Arnold Chapkis 
 
Costume Design by
Mary Gibson 
 
Makeup Department
Jan Dorman .... hair stylist
Jimmy Evans .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ted Sturgis .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roger Simons .... assistant director
Ted Sturgis .... assistant director
Gary White .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bob Jones .... dubbing mixer
Ken Ritchie .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kelvin Pike .... camera operator
 

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Also Known As:
"Unholy Terror" - USA (DVD title)
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91 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Continuity: 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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7 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Welcome to Dullsville, folks!, 16 March 2001
Author: eegah-3 (eegah@hotmail.com) from Minneapolis, MN

There's more boring drama than horror in this chunk of British trash. The poor man's Christopher Lee, Mike Raven was a radio DJ who dabbled in the occult and tried to be the next big horror star of the 70s. He has a menacing look and some screen presence but films like this ruined his career. There are some brief and nasty murders to keep you awake but this film is hardly worth the effort. Me Me Lay, who would go on to appear in some notoriously gory Italian cannibal movies, appears under heavy makeup as a vengeful undead Japanese woman which was the highlight of this sorry excuse for a horror film.

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