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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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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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Centuries of evil erupt from the tomb! See more »

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Laura Hippe's last film. See more »

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When Dr. Andrews plays back the audio recording of his hypnosis session with Susan, the high pitched "demon cue" in the movie's soundtrack has also been captured on Dr. Andrews' cassette. See more »

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Elsie, the maid: There's some strange shit goin' on in this house!
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Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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Free Again
Music and Lyrics by Frank Primato
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S10 Reviews: Masoleum (1983)
13 January 2008 | by (The Void) – See all my reviews

The Nomad family is cursed. Every first daughter of a new generation is damned to be possessed by a demon that really wants to raise hell. Orphan Susan is sent to live with her overbearing Aunt after the deaths of her parents. The Aunt keeps a close eye on Susan for signs that she will succumb to the nasty familial curse. Her young years go by relatively quietly but after she marries the demon comes put to play and nobody is safe.

'Mausoleum' may seem like an average ordinary slasher on top (lord knows this time period was chock full of them) but the supernatural slant gives it a leg up on the competition. Surprisingly the film even manages to generate a halfway decent atmosphere and an occasionally creepy moment or two (young Susan all green demonic eyes aglow). I say check it out if you're a fan of 80's horror or on the lookout for an obscure gem.


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