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The Legacy (1978)

A millionaire, a million-dollar prostitute, a star-maker, a nation-killer, a woman whose lusts are as cold as graveyard snow...Five of the most powerful people in the world, and Maggie ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
... Margaret Walsh
... Pete Danner
... Jason Mountolive
... Harry
... Nurse Adams
... Karl Liebnecht
Lee Montague ... Jacques Grandier
Hildegard Neil ... Barbara Kirstenburg
Marianne Broome ... Maria Gabrieli
William Abney ... Butler
... Cook
Mathias Kilroy ... Stable Lad
Reg Harding ... Gardener
... Clive Jackson
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A millionaire, a million-dollar prostitute, a star-maker, a nation-killer, a woman whose lusts are as cold as graveyard snow...Five of the most powerful people in the world, and Maggie makes six, gather in an ancient mansion to inherit a Legacy of bloodsome horror. Written by John Coyne

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14 September 1979 (USA)  »

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The Legacy of Maggie Walsh  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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The house where the majority of the film took place was Roger Daltrey's. He agreed to it being used as long as he was cast. See more »

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In the reflection of the car when the car stops in front of the house while they're trying to escape. See more »

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Margaret Walsh: I know. I've got the power.
Pete Danner: Yeah I know you have. Now what are you going to do with it?
Margaret Walsh: Anything I want.
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Featured in Terror in the Aisles (1984) See more »

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Another Side of Me
Sung by Kiki Dee
Music by Michael J. Lewis
Lyric by Gary Osborne
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Strange Goings On In The Middle of Nowhere
29 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

Katherine Ross and Sam Elliot star as the couple who are two successful architects who leave the USA to accept a job in England, Whilst arriving there taking in the beautiful country side, they have an accident as their motorbike crashes they accept a lift from the mysterious Jason Mountolive John Standing who invites the duo back to his estate for 'Tea' but the pair unwittingly become embroiled in mysterious goings on at a stately house situated in the typical horror films fashion of ' the middle of nowhere' 'the Legacy' refers to six heirs who are all waiting in line to inherit a vast fortune but all is not what it seems as the respective heirs start to die in mysterious circumstances.

The Who's Roger Daltery has a small part which arguably could of been played by Mick Jagger!, Genre favorite Charles 'Rocky Horror' Gray also stars in this largely unseen British production which has surprisingly has not been updated! there are some terrific or is that horrific? gore sequences Horror fans will enjoy! witness the now infamous pool scene!


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