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Night of the Demon (1957) (Curse of the Demon) (1958)

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Leonard Sharp Leonard Sharp
Ticket Collector
Anthony John Anthony John
Child
Ballard Berkeley Ballard Berkeley
1st Reporter
Wallace Bosco Wallace Bosco
Train Passenger
Robert Brooks Turner Robert Brooks Turner
Hobart Family Member
Walter Horsbrugh Walter Horsbrugh
Bates the Butler
John Harvey John Harvey
Hobart's Brother
Hyma Beckley Hyma Beckley
Scientific Conference Audience


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Cy Endfield Cy Endfield
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Description: Dr. John Holden ventures to London to attend a paranormal psychology symposium with the intention to expose devil cult leader, Julian Karswell. Holden is a skeptic and does not believe in Karswell's power. Nonetheless, he accepts an invitation to stay at Karswell's estate, along with Joanna Harrington, niece of Holden's confidant who was electrocuted in a bizarre automobile accident. Karswell secretly slips a parchment into Holden's papers that might possibly be a death curse. Recurring strange events finally strike fear into Holden, who believes that his only hope is to pass the parchment back to Karswell to break the demonic c ... (more)
Release date: 28 February 1958
UPC: 043396078604
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" A somewhat silly film and yet it is a lot of fun. Charming for sure, a product of its time- the skeptic wanting to embrace science at one point performs a hypnotism as evidence to debunk a cult. This sure is 1957. But it's got some nice shots, I am especially fond of the demon appearing from a distance to take its first victim near the beginning of the movie, and how the antagonist spends a decent chunk of time in clown makeup. The story is not anything new, in fact it follows the gothic horror"


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"14.8. Jacques Tourneurin demonielokuva alkaa lupaavasti oikein näyttävällä demonihärvelillä. Sen jälkeen jäyhäleukainen jenkkimies tutkii asioita lähestulkoon tappavan tylsästi. Erikoistehosteet ovat komeita ja irvokkaan koomisia, ja välillä elokuvan typeryys naurattaa ääneen, mutta suurimman osan ajasta minulla oli vain tylsää."


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