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Arnold (1973)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Horror, Thriller  |  16 November 1973 (USA)
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Upon his death, Arnold marries his lover, Karen, in spite of his widow, and leaves deathtraps accompanied by audiotapes and his preserved and articulate corpse for those who cared only for his money.

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Karen Llewelyn is the new gold-digging bride of a corpse. She marries Arnold at his funeral and continues to get his money as long as she stays by his coffin. Meanwhile, various oddball relatives after Arnold's wealth are being killed in a creative variety of ways. Written by alfiehitchie

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Director Georg Fenady and his producer brother Andrew J. Fenady shot this film back-to-back with "Terror in the Wax Museum," with some of the same actors (Elsa Lanchester, Patric Knowles, Shani Wallis, Steven Marlo, Ben Wright,and Leslie Thompson). See more »

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Arnold
Sung by Shani Wallis
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Star-laden dud on a TV-movie budget...
20 December 2008 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

The trailer for this comedic scare flick was much more successful than the actual movie; delineating sort of a "Ten Little Indians" scenario, it quickly highlighted a passel of imaginative deaths, such as two kissing lovers crushed to death in a shower stall. Unfortunately, this tacky turkey with name-players hasn't the snap (or brevity) of its own coming attraction. The recipients of a deceased millionaire's will die one by one in colorful ways, with Roddy McDowall's comeuppance--squeezed to death in a purple velvet suit--being the most ridiculous. Produced on a TV-movie budget, with stars Stella Stevens, Farley Granger, Jamie Farr, Victor Buono, and McDowell looking properly embarrassed. The only cast member who gets to shine a bit is Elsa Lanchester, hamming it up as dead Arnold's sister. * from ****


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