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The Legacy (1978)

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A millionaire and a million-dollar prostitute, a star-maker and a nation-killer, a woman whose lusts are as cold as graveyard snow...Five of the most powerful people in the world, gathered ... See full summary »

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Margaret Walsh
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Pete Danner
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Jason Mountolive
Ian Hogg ...
Harry
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Nurse Adams
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Lee Montague ...
Jacques Grandier
Hildegard Neil ...
Barbara Kirstenburg
Marianne Broome ...
Maria Gabrieli
William Abney ...
Butler
Patsy Smart ...
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Mathias Kilroy ...
Stable Lad
Reg Harding ...
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Clive Jackson
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Storyline

A millionaire and a million-dollar prostitute, a star-maker and a nation-killer, a woman whose lusts are as cold as graveyard snow...Five of the most powerful people in the world, gathered in an ancient mansion to inherit a Legacy of bloodsome horror. And Maggie makes six. Written by John Coyne

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Six came to claim it... See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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Release Date:

14 September 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Legacy of Maggie Walsh  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Two years after its release, Sam Elliott gave an interview to Jerry Buck of the Associated Press in which he said about this movie: "I wouldn't rush out to see it. It's about fifteen years behind its time." See more »

Goofs

In an establishing shot, one of the rear tires of Mountolive's limo clips one of the spherical concrete bollards, which starts rapidly rolling along the drive revealing that it is fake. See more »

Quotes

Karl Liebnecht: [Speaking to Marggie about the portrait of Margaret Walsingham] She vos dragged from ze haus unt burnt at ze stake on ze orters ov Elizabeth the Furst. She vos succeeded by her illegitimate dorter, who inherited all her velth, all her visdom unt all her POWER!
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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) See more »

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Another Side of Me
Sung by Kiki Dee
Music by Michael J. Lewis
Lyric by Gary Osborne
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Death rites of Satan's riches
10 May 2003 | by (90210, USA) – See all my reviews

Young American woman and her blue-collar boyfriend (with a great butt!) take a decorating job in England, but quickly finds herself entangled in Satanic rites ceremony to which she will inherit all the dark powers of the red down under. At the party, the other guests start dropping dead.

Dull at times, but engaging death scenes and music. More subtlety is needed.


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