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Mausoleum (1983)

R | | Horror | 13 May 1983 (USA)
Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Oliver Farrell
Bobbie Bresee ...
Susan Walker Farrell
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Dr. Simon Andrews
Maurice Sherbanee ...
Ben, the gardener
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Elsie, the maid (as La Wanda Page)
Laura Hippe ...
Aunt Cora Nomed
Sheri Mann ...
Dr. Roni Logan
Julie Christy Murray ...
Young Susan
Chu Chu Malave ...
Delivery Boy
Ron Cannon ...
Gallery Owner
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Tramp in Mausoleum
Gene Edwards ...
Drunk In Nightclub
Di Ann Monaco ...
Girl In Nightclub
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Nightclub Parking Attendant (as John Brannigan)
Richard Guarino ...
Nightclub Maitre de
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Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the strange changes... Written by CowMaN <cowman@ameritech.net>

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Laura Hippe's last film. See more »

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When Susan is possessed, she uses telekinesis to lift another character over the balcony of the stairs and the equipment used to lift the actress is visible at the top of the screen. See more »

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Elsie, the maid: No more grievin', I'm leavin'!
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Free Again
Music and Lyrics by Frank Primato
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80's horror is a mausoleum of laughs, cheese, and Ms Bresee
13 November 2013 | by (adelaide, australia) – See all my reviews

Almost impossible to find, even back in 97, save for one video shop, I sat down to this cheesy horror (no potential 'Exorcist') and found it quite a lot of fun. The make up is surprisingly very good, as is Bresee's performance, as the beautiful tormented Susan, who as a young girl made the mistake of wandering into the rat infested mausoleum. Now a full grown woman, and you should see this broad naked, bedding two victims, a young sex crazed electrician and horny gardener who provides a nice twist at the end, our Susan, the possessed, starts adopting violent tendencies. Her eyes light up with emerald green, and she puts her telekinetic powers to work, when angrily provoked. One instance comes when a jealous drunkard, gets burned up horribly in his car. Her successful (just check out where they live) husband, Oliver, played with great calm by legendary acting great, Marjoe Gortner, senses changes in her, and enlists the help of a old family doctor (Norman Burton) who knew Susan's aunt, and the secret she took with her to the grave. There's some scenes, that are so serious, it's hard to keep a straight face, and this is what this b grader does, takes itself too seriously. But this was one of the things I loved about it, as well as Ms Bresee's, you know. This drive in horror that played alongside Basket case is a lot of fun and a horror fan's delight, with 80's unrealistic violence, and impressive ending score. Speaking of scores, one weird moment, I couldn't get my head around, has an unfitting playful (not scary) music score, that has the black maid (Le Wanda 'Sandford and Son' Page) who takes to drinking when it all becomes too much, or if seeing some out of the ordinary s..t, hotfoot out of a room. Please Explain.


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