Lance Hayward, a silent movie star, appears as various characters, killing quite a handful of unfortunates, using various weapons.
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The play that Hayward imagines he is performing onstage is William Shakespeare's Othello; Act 5, Scene 2. See more
The very first kill scene shows a person's body bring torn in half, but the way it was executed would nearly impossible. 1) The torso is the thickest part of the body; the shoulder and hip joints would give way first. 2) The white cotton ropes used to anchor the victim to the tree were far too flimsy; they would stretch and snap first. See more
Written by Ian Whitcomb
Performed by Ian Whitcomb
and His Dance Band
Published by Ian Whitcomb Songs, BMI 1978 See more