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Black Magic (1975)

Jiang tou (original title)
R | | 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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Cast

Credited cast:
Lung Ti ...
Xu Nuo
Lieh Lo ...
Lang Jiajie
Ni Tien ...
Luo Yin (as Tanny)
Lily Li ...
Quming
Feng Ku ...
Shan Jianmi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ho-Chiang Chen ...
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Ping Chen ...
Ms Wang
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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This film was picked up for distribution in America in 1979. See more »

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Followed by The Queen of Black Magic (1983) See more »

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Asian Horror/Drama -Gong Tau (1975)
28 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As far as I know this is a shaw bros. film. You can see touches of what I like to call "shaw-gloss". If you have seen many shaw movies you know what I am talking about. Reguardless of what I guy above me said, I enjoyed this film. I found it compelling to be quite honest. The setting being a "modern" urban city and jungle. A morality play or soap if you will, with bits of horror/gore thrown in for good measure. Fans of Asian horror might want to give this a try. It is oldschool. This is not a martial arts film . In one movie you get Ti-lung, Lo-lieh, nudity, breast-milk, potions, human flesh, decapitation, cool cars, crazy colors, Ti-lung with shades, a warlock, the list goes on. I bought the 2002 celestial/image version DVD. Quality was great. Decent sound/subtitle options. Tons of trailers which we all love. Keep an open mind this is an older movie from another country. Try something different!


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