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Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu ()

The Castle of Fu Manchu (original title)
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An evil Chinese mastermind plots to freeze the Earth's oceans.

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Fu Manchu
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Nayland Smith
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Doctor Petrie (as Howard Marion Crawford)
Günther Stoll ...
Dr. Curt Kessler (as Gunther Stoll)
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Lisa
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Marie / Ingrid
José Manuel Martín ...
Omar Pashu (as Jose Manuel Martin)
Werner Abrolat ...
Melnik (as Werner Aprelat)
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Lin Tang
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Mike Brendel ...
Pascha's Gun Man (uncredited)
David de Keyser ...
Omar Pasha and others (uncredited) (voice)
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Inspector Ahmet (uncredited)
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Governer (uncredited)
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Sir Robert (uncredited)
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Feng (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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Professor Heracles (uncredited)
Gene Reyes ...
Ahmet's Aide (uncredited)
Robert Rietty ...
Curt and others (uncredited) (voice)
Moisés Augusto Rocha ...
Fu Manchu Henchman (uncredited)

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Jesús Franco ... (as Jess Franco)

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Jaime Jesús Balcázar ... (dialogue: Spanish version)
 
Manfred Barthel ... (screenplay)
 
Manfred Barthel ... (story)
 
Michael Haller ... () (uncredited)
 
Sax Rohmer ... (characters)
 
Harry Alan Towers ... (screenplay) (as Peter Welbeck)

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Harry Alan Towers ... producer
Jaime Jesús Balcázar ... producer (uncredited)

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Charles Camilleri
Malcomb Shelby
Gert Wilden ... (german version score)

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Manuel Merino

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John Colville

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María Luisa Soriano ... supervising editor

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Santiago Ontañón ... (as Santiago Ontanon)

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Berenice Sparano

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Ascensión Hernández ... assistant makeup artist
Adrián Jaramillo ... key makeup artist
Peter Jonas ... assistant makeup artist
Vicenta Salvadó ... hair stylist (as Vicenta Salvador)

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Juan Estelrich ... production manager (as Juan Estelriech)
Remo Odevaine ... production leader

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Federico Canudas ... assistant director
Ricardo Franco ... assistant director

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Adrian McDonald ... dubbing editor
Tommy Myers ... dubbing mixer
Hermann Storr ... sound editor

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Helga Lange ... assistant wardrobe
María Luisa Soriano ... wardrobe (as Maruja Soriano)

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Charles Camilleri ... conductor

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Herminia Arnau ... script supervisor
Bruno Leder ... production assistant
Lamberto Palmieri ... production assistant
Ginés Rodríguez ... production assistant
Paul Bürks ... voice dubbing (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

The evil mastermind Fu Manchu plots his latest scheme to basically freeze over the Earth's oceans with his diabolical new device. Opposing him is his arch-nemesis, Interpol's very British Dr. Nayland Smith. Written by crow_steve@hotmail.com

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Taglines He's Back!!! The World's Most Evil Man with a Fiendish Plan of Conquest See more »
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Also Known As
  • Die Folterkammer des Dr. Fu-Manchu (West Germany)
  • Il castello di Fu Manchu (Italy)
  • El castillo de Fu-Manchu (Spain)
  • Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu (United Kingdom)
  • Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu (United States)
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  • 92 min
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Trivia All of the footage at the beginning of the movie featuring a large ocean liner striking an iceberg and sinking is all stock footage from the famed 1958, British Titanic film, A Night to Remember (1958). See more »
Goofs The first scenes where Fu-Manchu is directing the sinking of the liner were the final scenes of a previous Fu-Manchu movie: The brides of Fu Manchu, where he shots his lieutenant who was trying to stop Fu Manchu surpass the maximum of the machine. See more »
Movie Connections Edited from Campbell's Kingdom (1957). See more »
Crazy Credits Maria Perschy's character is called Dr. Ingrid Koch but on the credits her character's name is given as Marie. See more »
Quotes Dr. Petrie: It's hot in here.
Inspector Ahmet: Then take your clothes off.
Dr. Petrie: A gentleman never takes his clothes off in public!
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