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Nothing But the Night (1973)

 -  Crime | Horror | Mystery  -  June 1975 (USA)
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Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 ... See full summary »

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Colonel Charles Bingham
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Sir Mark Ashley
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Anna Harb
Georgia Brown ...
Joan Foster
Keith Barron ...
Dr. Haynes
Gwyneth Strong ...
Mary Valley
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Cameron
John Robinson ...
Lord Fawnlee
Morris Perry ...
Dr. Yeats
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Inspector Grant
Shelagh Fraser ...
Mrs. Alison
Duncan Lamont ...
Dr. Knight
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Dr. Rose
Geoffrey Frederick ...
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Louise Nelson ...
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Already three trustees of the Van Traylen fund have died during the last months, looking like suicides. However after a mysterious accident of a bus with the last three trustees and 30 orphan kids in it, police colonel Bingham starts investigating. First question is, how came that the dead bus driver is burnt when there was no fire during the accident? Dr. Ashley uses hypnosis to find the truth about the mysterious happenings. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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This nightmare has already killed five people - now it's yours to live!


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The Fox-Rank distributors tried to ballyhoo the film by offering cash prizes for letters from readers of the Sunday Mercury describing their real-life experiences with terror and the supernatural. See more »

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Misguided Lee/Cushing effort
30 November 2001 | by (Port Talbot, South Wales,UK) – See all my reviews

Christopher Lee's own production company Charlemagne Productions survived for just one film - this one - it is no wonder why.

Stifled by a convoluted plot and a haphazardly written script, the viewer is continually left confused by various events which are put together in an alarmingly thoughtless fashion.

Even Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing look unsettled by what is going on around them. It is far from easy viewing and the end doesn't come quick enough.

This could easily be voted as the worst of the horror duo's collaborations!


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