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The Seventh Victim (1943)

Approved | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 21 August 1943 (USA)
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A woman in search of her missing sister uncovers a Satanic cult in New York's Greenwich Village, and finds that they may have something to do with her sibling's random disappearance.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Dr. Louis Judd
... Jacqueline Gibson
... Frances Fallon
... Mary Gibson
... Natalie Cortez
Erford Gage ... Jason Hoag
... Mr. Brun
... Gregory Ward
Chef Milani ... Mr. Giacomo Romari
Marguerita Sylva ... Mrs. Bella Romari
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When her older sister Jacqueline disappears, Mary Gibson is forced to leave her private school and decides to travel to New York City to look for her. A bit naive and out of her depth, she is not quite sure how to go about finding her. Eventually she meets Gregory Ward, her sister's husband and a mysterious psychiatrist, Dr. Louis Judd who claims to know of Jacqueline's whereabouts. What she doesn't realize is that her sister became involved with devil worshipers who now want to eliminate her for having revealed their existence. Written by garykmcd

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SLAVE to SATAN! See more »

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Drama | Horror | Mystery

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The 7th Victim  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The large painting in the "Dante" restaurant is an adaptation of Henry Holiday's 1883 canvas of Dante Alighieri meeting his muse Beatrice on the streets of Florence. See more »

Goofs

When Jaqueline Gibson is running from a man who is following her, she backs against the wall in an alley near the Ivy Lane stage entrance and her nails are painted as she searches the wall beside her. In the next shot, when her hand suddenly finds the man's arm, her fingernails are unpainted. See more »

Quotes

Doctor Louis Judd: One can take either staircase. I prefer the left. The sinister side.
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[title after starting credits] I runne to death, and death meets me as fast, and all my pleasures are like yesterday. Holy sonnet #VII Jonne Donne See more »

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Referenced in Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

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Piano Sonata, No. 14 in C-sharp Minor - 'Moonlight'
(uncredited)
First movement "Adagio sostenuto"
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
[It is the second piece played by the pianist after Jason, Mary and Gregory arrive at the party]
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Seven is a Lonely Number
30 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

A bleakly beautiful film set in an impossibly lonely Manhattan. It looks uncannily like an Edward Hopper painting translated to film. And it's look is timeless rather than dated. Another incredible Val Lewton film, and an amazing poetic achievement for a B-movie.


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