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Mansion of Madness



Mansion of Madness
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R,1hr 28min
January 1, 1972
Group 1 Film Distributors
Synopsis: This bizarre Mexican production is loosely based on The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Feather by Edgar Allan Poe. The story involves a visit from a newspaper reporter (Claudio Brook) to a sanitarium in 19th century France, where he eventually comes to realize the asylum is being run by one of its own inmates, a megalomaniac, who allows the others to play out their basest fantasies and urges. More stylish and creative than its exploitative American-release title implies (the original Mexican title ... Full Synopsis
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This phantasmagoric adaptation of the Edgar Allan Poe short story "The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Feather" has 19th century French journalist Arturo Hansel traveling to a remote asylum to interview its director (Luis Bunuel regular Claudio Brook, whose echo-heavy dubbed voice is amusingly reminiscent of TV horror host Zacherle's) about his controversial techniques. His inquiries uncover a bizarre ... Read Review
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