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  (in credits order)
Wanda Hendrix ... Lisa Buckingham
Barry Coe ... Joseph Hudson

Gisele MacKenzie ... Mrs. Warren

Maray Ayres ... Rebecca
Barney O'Sullivan
Doris Buckinham ... Mrs. Buckingham
Pia Shandel ... Regina
D. Goldrick (as Doris Goldrick)
Bill Braden
Ivor Harries (as Ivor Harris)
Graham Crowell
Allan Anderson (as Allen Anderson)
Dax Logan
Jack Ammon
George Spracklin
Jack Bowdery
Shanna Dickson

Directed by
Rogelio A. González 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Edgar Allan Poe  story "The Oval Portrait"
Enrique Torres Tudela 

Produced by
Enrique Torres Tudela .... producer
Original Music by
Les Baxter 
Cinematography by
León Sánchez 
Film Editing by
Sigfrido García 
Sound Department
Larry Sutton .... sound mixer
John Wardlow .... stunt coordinator


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If you liked Dark Shadows...., 23 February 2006
Author: vimichael from United States

This film does contain some of the worst acting (technically-speaking) I have ever seen in my life, yet for some reason, artistically, it somehow fits the spirit of this dis-jointed, utterly bizarre film. If you are a fan of the former cult classic Dark Shadows, this movie creates some of that same spirit. Its quiet at times, as the actors engage in somewhat claustrophobic conversations inside the house. The camera work is very raw, (late sixties held-held stuff). It's worth the purchase, if you can get it at your local dollar store like we did. It was so weird, my wife didn't blink, but sat there stone-faced. You'll probably have the same reaction. Nevertheless, if you want to be scared, then watch it by yourself during a stormy late night. It'll do its job.

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