Mausoleum (1983)

R  |   |  Horror  |  May 1983 (USA)
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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... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Oliver Farrell
Bobbie Bresee ...
Susan Walker Farrell
Dr. Simon Andrews
Maurice Sherbanee ...
Ben, the gardener
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
Tramp in Mausoleum
Gene Edwards ...
Drunk In Nightclub
Di Ann Monaco ...
Girl In Nightclub
Nightclub Parking Attendant (as John Brannigan)
Richard Guarino ...
Nightclub Maitre de


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 <>

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Did You Know?


Bobbie Bresee revealed on the commentary of the BCI DVD release that she received some possessed voice coaching from Mercedes McCambridge (notable for the demonic voice in The Exorcist (1973)) while co-starring with her in _"Charlie's Angels" (1976) Angels in Springtime_. See more »


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 »


Elsie, the maid: There's some strange shit goin' on in this house!
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Featured in Drive-In Madness! (1987) See more »


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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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