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Dr. Strange (1978)

A psychiatrist becomes the new Sorcerer Supreme of the Earth in order to battle an evil Sorceress from the past.


(as Philip DeGuere)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Hooten ...
Anne-Marie Martin ...
Clea Lake (as Eddie Benton)
Dr. Frank Taylor, Chief of Psychiatry
June Barrett ...
Diana Webster ...
Head Nurse
Bob Delegall ...
Blake Marion ...
Dept. Chief
Lady Rowlands ...
Mrs. Sullivan
Ines Pedroza ...
Announcer (as Inez Pedroza)
Michael Clark ...
Taxi Driver


Thomas Lindmer (John Mills), a world-weary sorcerer, foresees the return to Earth of his ancient adversary Morgan LeFey (Jessica Walter), who has been granted dominance over men's souls by The Nameless One (David Hooks). In order to combat her evil magic, Lindmer must pass the Guardianship of the Light onto a young psychiatry-resident, Dr. Stephen Strange (Peter Hooten),who has no inkling of his destiny. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Release Date:

6 September 1978 (USA)  »

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Thomas Lindmer is a replacement for Dr. Strange's comic book mentor, the Ancient One, a native Tibetan who was the former sorcerer supreme. See more »


Thomas Lindmer: If I were to tell you that ignorance has been a kind of protection for you and that there's a price you have to pay if you are to understand your destiny, would you still choose understanding over ignorance?
Dr. Stephen Strange: Yes.
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Good entertainment
6 June 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie deviates somewhat from the Dr. Strange comic book, but I found it to be very entertaining and fun to watch. Peter Hooten does a good job as Dr. Strange. Veteran actor John Mills has a prominent part as Lindmer, the sorcerer. As has been mentioned earlier, "Dr. Strange" was supposed to be the pilot for a proposed TV series, but unfortunately it was not picked up by a network.

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