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Crucible of Horror (The Velvet House)

Crucible of Horror (The Velvet House) (1971)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1971 Wide

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1971 Wide

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This tepid thriller features a sullen Michael Gough as an overbearing, sadistic banker whose favorite hobby appears to be beating the tar out of his terrified wife (Yvonne Mitchell) and daughter (Sharon Gurney). In a ham-fisted spin on Diabolique, the two women resolve to murder the old coot while on a family outing and disguise his death as a suicide. Their plans turn awry, however, when their alleged victim apparently refuses to give up the ghost. Gough turns in an excellent performance as the

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Drama, Horror, Art House & International

Aug 2, 2005

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A mother and daughter hatch a plan to kill the family's cruel patriarch. Reasonably well made, except for the fact that this dull ripoff of much better thrillers never should have been made.
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