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The Crimson Cult ()

Curse of the Crimson Altar (original title)
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When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from. While his host is outwardly welcoming - and his niece more demonstrably so -... See more »

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Professor John Marsh
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Morley
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Robert Manning
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Lavinia Morley
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Elder
Virginia Wetherell ...
Eve Morley
Rosemarie Reede ...
Esther
Derek Tansley ...
Judge
Michael Warren ...
Chauffeur
Ron Pember ...
Petrol Attendant
Denys Peek ...
Peter Manning
Nicholas Head ...
Blacksmith
Nita Lorraine ...
Woman with whip
Carol Anne ...
1st Virgin
Jenny Shaw ...
2nd Virgin
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Sacrifice Victim
Roger Avon ...
Sergeant Tyson
Paul McNeil ...
Party Guest
Christine Pryor ...
Party Girl
Kerry Dean ...
Party Girl
Stephanie Marrian ...
Party Girl (as Stephanie Marrion)
Rosalind Royale ...
Party Girl
Millicent Scott ...
Stripper at Party
Vikki Richards ...
Belly Dancer at Party (as Vicky Richards)
Tasma Bereton ...
Party Girl who is painted
Kevin Smith ...
Drunk at party
Lita Scott ...
Girl with Cockerel
Terry Raven ...
1st Driver in Car chase
Douglas Mitchell ...
2nd Driver in Car chase
Nova St. Claire ...
Girl in Car chase
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The Vicar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeannette Wild ...
Girl at party (uncredited)
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Acolyte (uncredited)

Directed by

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Vernon Sewell

Written by

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Mervyn Haisman ... (screenplay by) and
Henry Lincoln ... (screenplay by)
 
Jerry Sohl ... (from a story by)
 
Louis M. Heyward ... () (uncredited)
 
Gerry Levy ... () (uncredited)
 
H.P. Lovecraft ... (story "The Dreams in the Witch House") (uncredited)

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Louis M. Heyward ... producer (as Louis M. 'Deke' Heyward)
Gerry Levy ... associate producer
Tony Tenser ... executive producer

Music by

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Peter Knight

Cinematography by

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John Coquillon ... director of photography (as Johnny Coquillon)

Film Editing by

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Howard Lanning

Editorial Department

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Marion Curren ... editing assistant
Jonathan Morris ... editing assistant

Art Direction by

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Derek Barrington

Costume Design by

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Michael Southgate

Makeup Department

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Betty Blattner ... make-up artist (as Elizabeth Blattner)
Ann Fordyce ... hairdresser
Pauline Worden ... make-up artist

Production Management

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Alex Carver-Hill ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Denny Lewis ... assistant director (as Dennis Lewis)

Art Department

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John Poyner ... property master
Maurice Smith ... construction manager
Terry Wells ... stand-by property master (uncredited)
Barry Wilkinson ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Dennis Lanning ... dubbing editor
Hugh Strain ... dubbing mixer
Kevin Sutton ... sound mixer
Jesse Mestas ... commentary re-recordist (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Michael Beauchamp ... grips
Tony Breeze ... focus puller
Peter Hendry ... camera operator

Music Department

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Peter Knight ... conductor
Kendall Schmidt ... composer: additional music

Other crew

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Cynthia Palmer ... production secretary
Mary Spain ... continuity
Tony Tenser ... presenter
Renée Glynne ... continuity (uncredited)
Peter Jaques ... director of publicity (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from. While his host is outwardly welcoming - and his niece more demonstrably so - Manning detects a feeling of menace in the air with the legend of Lavinia Morley, Black Witch of Greymarsh, hanging over everything. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Taglines The high priestess of evil...A monstrous fiend with an overpowering lust for blood... (theatrical poster) See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Crimson Cult (United States)
  • La maison ensorcelée (France)
  • Die Hexe des Grafen Dracula (Germany)
  • La maldición del Altar Rojo (Spain)
  • Monstret i skräckens hus (Sweden)
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  • 89 min
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Trivia This was the last film to feature Boris Karloff to be released during his lifetime. See more »
Goofs After the firemen turn on the water valves on the fire engine they take the ladder on wheels to the house. However when they cross over the hose pipes you can see that they lie flat on the ground so clearly no water is running through them. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Out of this World Super Shock Show (2007). See more »
Quotes Eve Morley: It's like a house from one of those old horror films.
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