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Mausoleum (1983)

R | | Horror | 13 May 1983 (USA)
Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Oliver Farrell
Bobbie Bresee ... Susan Walker Farrell
... Dr. Simon Andrews
Maurice Sherbanee ... Ben, the gardener
... Elsie, the maid (as La Wanda Page)
Laura Hippe ... Aunt Cora Nomed
Sheri Mann ... Dr. Roni Logan
Julie Christy Murray ... Young Susan
... Delivery Boy
Ron Cannon ... Gallery Owner
... Tramp in Mausoleum
Gene Edwards ... Drunk In Nightclub
Di Ann Monaco ... Girl In Nightclub
... Nightclub Parking Attendant (as John Brannigan)
Richard Guarino ... Nightclub Maitre de
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Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the strange changes... Written by CowMaN <cowman@ameritech.net>

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When BCI Eclipse obtained the rights to release Mausoleum on DVD, they could not find any original elements to transfer. This means the original elements either no longer exist or are temporarily lost. BCI was forced to use a damaged print instead for the DVD release. Because of the damage, BCI decided to release it as a double feature instead of a single release as they first planned. See more »

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When Dr. Andrews plays back the audio recording of his hypnosis session with Susan, the high pitched "demon cue" in the movie's soundtrack has also been captured on Dr. Andrews' cassette. See more »

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Elsie, the maid: There's some strange shit goin' on in this house!
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Referenced in Video Nasties: Draconian Days (2014) See more »

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Free Again
Music and Lyrics by Frank Primato
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Nice and cheesy 80's horror.
24 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

I haven't got the slightest idea what the hell the story of "Mausoleum" was all about, but it sure was fun to watch! This is another imbecile and over-the-top cheesy 80's horror flick about demonic possession with an awfully bad script and hilarious special effects. Around her 30th birthday, beautiful Susan starts to suffer from the ancient family curse that also caused her mother to die when Susan was ten. Now and whenever she feels demonic, Susan can light her eyes funky green and whatever poor soul she's focusing on dies a very unpleasant death. The script foresees absolutely no logic or suspense, and the only enjoyable sequences (apart from Bobbie Bresee's many nude-scenes) are the imaginative murders. Her elder sister, for example, is lift up over a balcony and her body is torn open while floating around! Quite gory, but not at all scary. The origin of the family curse remains vague and the whole climax is very, VERY lame. Not even an exorcism or a battle between demonic forces. There are about a million better films handling about demons and possession, but if you have a soft spot for low-budget 80's cheese, you might find "Mausoleum" mildly entertaining.


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