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One Minute Before Death (1972)

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A woman finds herself possessed by the soul of another woman trapped inside a painting.

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Lisa Buckingham
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Joseph Hudson
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Mrs. Warren
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Rebecca
Barney O'Sullivan
Doris Buckinham ...
Mrs. Buckingham
Pia Shandel ...
Regina
D. Goldrick ...
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Bill Braden
Ivor Harries ...
(as Ivor Harris)
Graham Crowell
Allan Anderson ...
(as Allen Anderson)
Dax Logan
Jack Ammon
George Spracklin
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A woman finds herself possessed by the soul of another woman trapped inside a painting.

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One Minute Before Death (1972) and _The Oval Portrait (1972)_ are actually two different films made with exactly the same cast and crew. See more »

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A Hidden "Gem"
19 January 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Oval Portrait is based on a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. Poe's story is one of his shortest only two pages long. So to create a film that is around 1 1/2 hours long must have been a difficult task but it was done with this film - and beautifully I must add.

This is a film that has escaped me for years. I acquired a copy of this one from the Pure Terror 50 Movie Pack and I am pleased this film was added to the collection.

Overall this is a good film - especially if you are interested in movies that are based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. I was not disappointed with this film adaptation.

7/10


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