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Dr. Strange (1978)

TV Movie  |   |  Fantasy  |  6 September 1978 (USA)
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A psychiatrist becomes the new Sorcerer Supreme of the Earth in order to battle an evil Sorceress from the past.

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Cast

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

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6 September 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dr Strejndž  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Morgan Le Fay was the first Marvel foe to be adapted to live action. She was later joined by the Kingpin in _Trial of the Incredible Hulk, The (1989)_ and the Red Skull in Captain America (1990). See more »

Quotes

Clea Lake: I'll be ready in a minute. Can I offer you something?
Dr. Stephen Strange: I'd love a hot bath...
Clea Lake: How about settling or a cold beer?
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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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