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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.


(as Philip DeGuere)


(as Philip DeGuere)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Hooten ...
Morgan LeFay
Anne-Marie Martin ...
Clea Lake (as Eddie Benton)
Philip Sterling ...
Dr. Frank Taylor, Chief of Psychiatry
June Barrett ...
Diana Webster ...
Head Nurse
Bob Delegall ...
Blake Marion ...
Department 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 <>

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6 September 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dr Strejndž  »

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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 »


The Nameless One: Why have you spared him?
Morgan LeFay: I am still a woman. And the man attracts me.
The Nameless One: Then you find no satisfaction in my service?
Morgan LeFay: I would feel the warmth of a mans arms again... after all these years alone...
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Excellent movie about a sorcerers apprentice
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A tv pilot that should have been a series. The christian coalition boycotted this excellent portrayal of demonology. The sponsors decided it was too controversial to air as a serial, A real shame, the suspense and eerie soundtrack made for excellent viewing...

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