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Curse of the Headless Horseman (1972)

PG | | Horror | 1972 (USA)
A phantom horseman who appears every night with a human head tucked under his arm lets it be known that he is searching for eight gunfighters.

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Ultra Violet ...
The Countress
Marland Proctor ...
Mark Callahan
Claudia Reame ...
Brenda (as Claudia Ream)
Don Carrara ...
John
Lydia Rosenbloom ...
Lydia
B.G. Fisher ...
Solomon
Ray Saniger ...
Sandy (as Ray Sanger)
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Tom (as Tom Clark)
Robert Moss ...
Bob
Margo Dean ...
Yo-Yo
Jacquline Gonzales ...
Jacque
Joe Cody ...
Indian Joe
Lee Byers ...
Lee Byers
Gina Michaels ...
Gina
Stephan D'Amico ...
Steve
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A phantom horseman who appears every night with a human head tucked under his arm lets it be known that he is searching for eight gunfighters.

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I was glad when this movie de-parted...
2 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nonetheless, I find this to be absolutely hilarious. It's got all kinds of great things. The narrator is one of the most incomprehensible that I have ever seen. Half of what he says is more or less incomprehensible, and the other half is usually irrelevant to what's going on. I'm really not sure how we're supposed to be menaced by the bad guy. All he does is go up to people and shake his head at them spattering a little blood on them. Why would anyone bother doing that? To be honest, I think that even Scooby and Shaggy might have the courage to look at this guy for a while. Most of the dialogue is idiotic too, and clearly not written by any of the "right on hepcats" who really "know where it is at". There are definitely a lot of sequences that you will be wishing for an end to. The strange improv comedy routine (I think) from Unfunny and Unfunnier would definitely be an example. The acid trip is a little bizarre too. Also, it's hard to know where to go with a scene that has a rape scene going on with cool folk music in the background. I think we're supposed to be okay with it, but I'm really not. Anyway, this is a pretty hilarious movie. I recommend, if you can deal with the seventy six minutes of pain that it will cause you. Washington Irving need have no fear, though.


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