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Mausoleum (1983)

R  |   |  Horror  |  May 1983 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Oliver Farrell
Bobbie Bresee ...
Susan Walker Farrell
Norman Burton ...
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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Bobbie Bresee shockingly revealed on the BCI DVD commentary that producers actually set up bleachers for crew members to come in and watch the filming of her sex scene. 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: Great googily moogily!
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Free Again
Music and Lyrics by Frank Primato
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Gore, nudity, cheese. What more d'ya need
17 July 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just saw this, and although it didn't feature any insight into the human condition, or scares, or even sense, it was plentifully entertaining. Bobbie Bresee may not be the greatest actress on the planet, but she ain't the worst and she sure is a looker. She turns into a demon, and inventively gory things happen, as well as very variable monster effects. The demon design looked ace at times (in a cheesy early eighties way) and ropey in others. It definitely kept me smiling. The plot was pretty silly and there wasn't nearly enough explanation for what was going on. The acting was reasonable, with the main three characters all coming off OK and everyone else was just kill fodder so they didn't need to be too convincing. The nudity from Bobbie Bresee was just the ticket, and the gore was nice and splattery. I noticed John Buechler was responsible for the creature effects, it kinda made sense cause they were pretty reminiscent of his work in general. Some of the effects didn't work so well, but then there are a lot worse out there. All in all, this was good mindless, sleazy gory fun, not a classic, but no slouch either. Best viewed at 2.30 or later


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