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Simon, King of the Witches (1971)

R | | Horror | April 1971 (USA)
Simon, a young man with magic powers, invokes the help of the evil forces in order to take revenge on a man who cheated him with a bad cheque.

Director:

Bruce Kessler

Writer:

Robert Phippeny
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Prine ... Simon Sinestrari
Brenda Scott ... Linda Rackum
George Paulsin George Paulsin ... Turk
Norman Burton ... Willard Rackum
Gerald York Gerald York ... Hercules
Ultra Violet ... Sarah
Michael C. Ford Michael C. Ford ... Shay
Lee J. Lambert Lee J. Lambert ... Troy
William Martel William Martel ... Commissioner Dan Davies
Angus Duncan Angus Duncan ... Colin
Richmond Shepard ... Stanley
Richard Ford Grayling Richard Ford Grayling ... Det. John Peter
Allyson Ames Allyson Ames ... Olivia Gebhart
Harry Rose Harry Rose ... Landlord
Dean Cromer Dean Cromer ... Lab Technician (as Mike Kopcha)
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Storyline

Simon Sinestrari is one of the few true male witches that exist. His ultimate goal is to leave the earth to become a god, and the time for this event is at hand. Is Simon capable of fooling the gods, and will his normal friends be an aid or a problem to the process?

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The Evil Spirit Must Choose Evil! See more »

Genres:

Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

April 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Simon, King of the Warlocks See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Production Co:

Fanfare Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Andrew Prine suggested Brenda Scott to play Linda. See more »

Quotes

Simon Sinestrari: My boy, you don't know how important it is for a magician to have the right kind of workshop.
Turk: You gonna build a house?
Simon Sinestrari: A platform, properly stationed with regard to the magnetic poles, from which to launch forth my evil missile! With lumber by Wyman Brothers.
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Connections

Featured in Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 1 (1996) See more »

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Andrew Prine and Brenda Scott together in Simon, King of the Witches
21 August 2009 | by lcmovieSee all my reviews

Simon, King of the Witches is a real gem. This must be the most unusual movie of its type I have seen. I was captivated at the start when Simon introduced himself. There is so much going on in this movie you really need to see it more than once to understand the storyline, events and eventual ending. The team of Andrew Prine and his then wife Brenda Scott was fascinating and it's not the first time they have acted together. Brenda Scott has always impressed in the more unusual dramatic story lines but sadly this time the film let her down. Prine has charisma and Scott has beauty and both go well together. The only criticism I would make is that Prine "owned" this film. It was almost as though he needed to be in every scene to make sure it was a success. There could definitely have been more story lines for his co-stars but maybe that's the way it was intended. This movie is said to be hard to get and indeed my thanks go to the person who shared this on Youtube.


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