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Three Dangerous Ladies (1977)

| Horror, Mystery | 1988 (USA)
Three unrelated horror shorts from 1975 UK horror anthology series "Classics Dark and Dangerous" edited together into one horror film anthology with three segments. Each story features a woman who willingly or unwillingly spreads evil.

Writers:

E.F. Benson (story), Robert Bloch (story) | 3 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Ronee Blakley ... Simone (segment "The Mannikin")
Graham Crowden ... The Butler (segment "The Island") (as Craham Crowden)
Ed Devereaux ... Ferryman (segment "The Island") (as Ed Deveraux)
Keir Dullea ... David (segment "The Mannikin")
Derek Francis Derek Francis ... Benson (segment "Mrs. Amworth")
Charles Gray ... Santander (segment "The Island")
John Hurt ... Lt. Simmonds (segment "The Island")
Glynis Johns ... Mrs. Amworth (segment "Mrs. Amworth")
Cec Linder ... Dr. Carstairs (segment "The Mannikin")
Pip Miller Pip Miller ... David (segment "Mrs. Amworth")
Pol Pelletier Pol Pelletier ... Miss Smith (segment "The Mannikin")
John Phillips ... Urcombe (segment "Mrs. Amworth")
Jenny Runacre ... Mrs. Santander (segment "The Island")
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Three unrelated horror shorts from U.K. horror anthology series, Classics Dark and Dangerous (1975), edited together into one horror movie anthology with three segments. Each story featured a woman who willingly or unwillingly spreads evil. In "Mrs. Amworth", an enigmatic eccentric elderly lady arrives at a small gloomy Sussex village to live in a mansion that was supposedly once owned by her ancestors. She becomes the life of the town by organizing wonderful parties that the villagers come to enjoy. However, strange vampire-like attacks begin occurring in the village around the same time. In "The Mannikin", Simone, a young singer on the rise, starts having strange back pain. Soon, a bizarre growth forms on her back. Terrified, she finds out that it's not a disease per se, but a Satanic curse tied to her late estranged mother and her servant, and that a horrible demonic creature called the "mannikin" is being reborn through her back. In "The Island", set during a war, Lieutenant ...

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A trilogy of terror

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1988 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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