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Black Magic (1975)

Jiang tou (original title)
R | | Fantasy, Horror | 1979 (USA)
A magician makes money by charging people to cast love spells on the objects of their affection. Complications arise when he decides that he wants a customer's bride for himself.

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Xu Nuo
Lieh Lo ...
Lang Jiajie
Ni Tien ...
Luo Yin (as Tanny)
Lily Li ...
Quming
Feng Ku ...
Shan Jianmi
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Shao-Lin Chiang
Chun Chin ...
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Norman Chu
Dana ...
(as Tsen Shu-Yi)
Ging Man Fung
Ti Hua Ko
Chan-Hsiung Ku
Tsan-Hsiung Ku
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A magician makes money by charging people to cast love spells on the objects of their affection. Complications arise when he decides that he wants a customer's bride for himself.

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Those who did not believe in the voodoo curse never lived to tell!

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Fantasy | Horror

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This film was originally going to be set in Thailand. This was eventually changed to Malaysia instead. See more »

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Spin-off Gong tau (1989) See more »

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Okay HK production,but nothing really impressive.
16 April 2007 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Martial arts hero Ti Lung plays Hsu Lo,who runs up against an evil black magic practitioner San Kan-Mi.San Kan-Mi wants to seduce Hsu's fiancée Wang Chu-Ying and places a death spell on him and a love spell on her,hoping to kill two birds with one stone.Another veteran witch doctor comes to the rescue of the spellbound lovers...Slightly gruesome horror flick from the legendary Shaw Brothers.There is self-mutilation ,grisly black magic ritual involving freshly buried corpse and finally some people are disintegrating into masses of putrid flesh,maggots and bones in a matter of seconds.I haven't seen "Black Magic II",but it's supposedly even more gruesome.If you liked this check out also hysterically funny "Oily Maniac".7 out of 10.


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