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Writers:
Robert Fuest (written by) &
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Release Date:
July 1972 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Flesh crawls! Blood curdles! Phibes lives! See more »
Plot:
The vengeful doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Bandleaders and Jazz trumpeters!!! See more (49 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Vincent Price ... Dr. Anton Phibes

Robert Quarry ... Darrus Biederbeck

Peter Cushing ... Captain

Beryl Reid ... Miss Ambrose
Valli Kemp ... Vulnavia

Peter Jeffrey ... Inspecter Trout

Fiona Lewis ... Diana Trowbridge

Hugh Griffith ... Harry Ambrose

Terry-Thomas ... Lombardo
John Cater ... Superintendent Waverley
Gerald Sim ... Hackett

Lewis Fiander ... Baker

John Thaw ... Shavers

Keith Buckley ... Stewart

Milton Reid ... Manservant - Cheng
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Comer ... Ship's Officer (uncredited)

Caroline Munro ... Victoria Regina Phibes (uncredited)

Gary Owens ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Fuest 
 
Writing credits
Robert Fuest (written by) &
Robert Blees (written by)

James Whiton (characters) &
William Goldstein (characters)

Produced by
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
Louis M. Heyward .... producer
James H. Nicholson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
John Gale 
 
Cinematography by
Alex Thomson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Tristam Cones 
 
Casting by
Sally Nicholl 
 
Makeup Department
Trevor Crole-Rees .... makeup artist
Bernadette Ibbetson .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Richard F. Dalton .... production manager (as Richard Dalton)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jake Wright .... assistant director
Terry Hodgkinson .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Gary White .... third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Brian Eatwell .... set designer
Rex Hobbs .... properties
Harry Phipps .... construction manager
Peter Withers .... assistant art director
Michael Finlay .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Les Hammond .... sound recordist
Peter Lennard .... dubbing editor
A.W. Lumkin .... recording director
Fred Tomlin .... sound assistant
Dennis Whitlock .... sound recordist
William Butler .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Roy Bond .... supervisory electrician
Colin Corby .... camera operator
John Golding .... camera assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ivy Baker .... costume supervisor (as Ivy Baker Jones)
Brian Cox .... costumes: Vulnavia
 
Music Department
The Bach Singers .... music performers: choral music (uncredited)
John Gale .... conductor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jane Buck .... continuity
David Sheldon .... production executive (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
89 min
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Certification:
Australia:PG | Finland:K-16 (cut) (1974) | France:12 | Singapore:PG | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (video) | USA:PG (Approved No. 23254) | West Germany:16

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Trivia:
The desert sequences were filmed in Spain.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Ambrose looks at Victoria in her glass coffin, she is visibly moving.See more »
Quotes:
Dr. Anton Phibes:[quoting Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"] If music be the food of love, play on!See more »
Soundtrack:
Moonlight SonataSee more »

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11 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Bandleaders and Jazz trumpeters!!!, 31 March 2005
Author: Bob Hunt (conn24h@talk21.com) from St Albans, England

Not as good as the first Phibes movie (The Abominable Dr...) but jolly good fun, so long as you're not expecting a horror movie! This is a comedy! The double act of Peter Jeffrey and John Cater as the bumbling police officers Trout and Waverley are a joy. Vincent Price, himself, often portrayed his characters with tongue firmly in cheek, (witness the AIP Corman series of E A Poe titles) and this is no exception. What I would like to know is what is the obsession with dance band leaders and jazz cornet/trumpeters all about? OK, its set in the 20s, (allegedly!) and the mechanical band look like an old dance band of the time, or is it just another in-joke probably lost on most viewers? I'll explain: Beiderbeck (Bix Beiderbecke - legendary cornettist, who died of drink at 28); Hackett (Bobby Hackett - cornettist often compared to Bix for his lyrical style); Baker (Harold "Shorty" Baker - one-time trumpeter for Duke Ellington. Or even Kenny Baker, English trumpeter of considerable ability); Shavers (Charlie Shavers - highly accomplished trumpeter from the 'swing era'); Stewart (Rex Stewart - cornettist with Duke Ellington during 30s/40s). Get the picture? Then we have two band leaders: Ambrose (English dance band leader from the 30s) and Lombardo (Guy Lombardo, Canadian dance band leader from the 20s and 30s). Obsessive or what? Never mind, I just thought I'd point it out!!!! Its still an enjoyable load of old nonsense all the same. 10 out of 10 for cheekiness, but overall a 7.

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