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Mr. Sardonicus ()


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A search for a winning lottery ticket in his dead father's grave causes Sardonicus' face to freeze in a horrible grimace, until he forces a doctor to treat his affliction--with even more... See more »

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Sir Robert Cargrave
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Baroness Maude Sardonicus
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Baron Sardonicus / Marek Toleslawski
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Krull (as Oscar Homolka)
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Henryk Toleslawski
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Elenka Toleslawski
Lorna Hanson ...
Anna
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ilse Burkert ...
Second Girl (uncredited)
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William Castle (uncredited)
Constance Cavendish ...
Mrs. Higgins (uncredited)
Albert D'Arno ...
Gatekeeper (uncredited)
James Forrest ...
Geoffery Wainwright (uncredited)
David Janti ...
Janku (uncredited)
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First Girl (uncredited)
Mavis Neal Palmer ...
Head Nurse (uncredited)
Charles H. Radilak ...
Stationmaster (uncredited)
Franz Roehn ...
Gravedigger (uncredited)
Tina Woodward ...
The Girl (uncredited)

Directed by

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William Castle

Written by

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Ray Russell ... (screenplay)
 
Ray Russell ... (novella "Sardonicus")

Produced by

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William Castle ... producer
Dona Holloway ... associate producer

Music by

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Von Dexter

Cinematography by

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Burnett Guffey ... director of photography

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Edwin H. Bryant ... (as Edwin Bryant)

Art Direction by

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Cary Odell

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James Crowe ... (as James M. Crowe)

Makeup Department

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Ben Lane ... makeup supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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R. Robert Rosenbaum ... assistant director
Leslie Gorall ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department

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James Z. Flaster ... sound
Charles J. Rice ... sound supervisor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Homer Van Pelt ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Jack Angel ... wardrobe
Pat Barto ... wardrobe

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Eylla Jacobs ... script supervisor (as Eylla Jacobus)

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Plot Summary

A search for a winning lottery ticket in his dead father's grave causes Sardonicus' face to freeze in a horrible grimace, until he forces a doctor to treat his affliction--with even more grotesque results! The audience gets an opportunity to vote--via the "Punishment Poll"--for the penalty Sardonicus must pay for his deeds... Written by M.E. Nelson

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Taglines A man of evil... with a face that could stop a heart! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Sardonicus (United Kingdom)
  • El barón Mr. Sardonicus (Spain)
  • Der unheimliche Mr. Sardonicus (Austria)
  • Gospodin Sardonikus (Serbia)
  • Der unheimliche Mr. Sardonicus (West Germany)
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  • 89 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Director Trademark: [gimmick] During its initial theatrical release, attendees were given small white cards with luminous thumbs with which to vote thumbs-up or thumbs-down. See more »
Goofs As the Doctor arrives in the train depot in Gorslava, the door opens and the camera pulling away is reflected in the door's glass. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Mr. Sardonicus (1971). See more »
Soundtracks Foggy, Foggy Dew See more »
Quotes [repeated line]
Krull: When my master says, "Krull, do this thing," I do the thing, whatever it may be.
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