Horror movie actor Paul Toombes, famous for playing "Dr. Death," suffers a nervous breakdown before going to England to do a TV series. Cast and crew members start dying the way characters did in Toombes' old movies. Written by
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Did You Know?
The Dr. Death movie clip played at the beginning of Madhouse is from the end of The Haunted Palace
(1963). The voices have been dubbed to fit with Dr. Death. See more
When Paul is searching the house at night, the light of his candle is actually a spotlight, and it is does not keep very good pace with his movements. See more
Villager in Movie
Dr. Death, where are you? Let's smoke him out!
"With special participation by Boris Karloff (and) Basil Rathbone." At time of film''s release in 1974, both actors had been been dead five and seven years respectively, and their "special participation" was limited to appearance in clips from old films in which they'd appeared with Vincent Price. See more
Features The Haunted Palace