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Craze (1974)

R | | Horror | June 1974 (USA)
A nutty antiques dealer starts to sacrifice women to an African idol.

Director:

Freddie Francis
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jack Palance ... Neal Mottram
Diana Dors ... Dolly Newman
Julie Ege ... Helena
Edith Evans ... Aunt Louise Nash
Hugh Griffith ... Solicitor
Trevor Howard ... Supt. Bellamy
Michael Jayston ... Detective Sgt. Wall
Suzy Kendall ... Sally
Martin Potter ... Ronnie
Percy Herbert ... Detective Constable Russet
David Warbeck ... Detective Wilson
Kathleen Byron ... Muriel Sharp
Marianne Stone ... Jane - Barmaid
Dean Harris Dean Harris ... Ronnie's Friend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Venicia Day Venicia Day ... Dancer
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Storyline

Jack Palance plays as a demented art dealer & antique-shop owner who performs nightly rituals in honor of the African god Chuku, whom he believes will reward him with unimaginable wealth and power if he merely offers up human sacrifice. His methods are fairly creative, ranging from impalement, slashing and burning, to scaring people to death with an ooga-booga fright mask. Written by Ørnås

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Horror

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Demon Master See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Considred for the major role of Wall was Tom Adams. See more »

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Referenced in Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) See more »

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Dame Edith,why?
21 October 2017 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

Edith Evans was one of the greatest actresses of the last century.So why did she demean herself by appearing in this rubbish.It is a huge cringe worthy minute when she is scared by Jack Palance with a silly mask on.He really didn't need the mask.His face was enough to frighten anyone.His features were as mobile as Chuku.Probably the low point of everybody's career.


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