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Madhouse Movie Review Summary

Actors: Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri

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Paul, an actor who played the famous character Dr. Death, has a party. At the party his fiance is killed by someone dressed as Dr. Death. Paul doesn't know if he did it or not as he's proned to blackouts. He's cleared of all charges, but after a breakdown he spends time in an asylum. When he's released his old manager, Herbert, talks him into coming to London and play Dr. Death on TV.
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However, once Paul resumes acting people start dying again in ways that mimic the Dr. Death films.
Once again, Paul believes he's responsible. However, his publicist, Julia, discovers that due to his contract, Herbert and the producer, Oliver would benefit from Paul's death. But, before she can tell anyone she's killed.
After Julia's death Paul is distraught and decides to kill himself. He sets the room on fire and burns, but survives.
He realizes he's been framed and goes after Herbert. They struggle, but Herbert's wife, Faye, who hides in the basement due to being deformed in a fire, and who's always been in love with Paul, stabs Herbert and kills him.
Paul, now also deformed by the fire, joins Faye and they live in Herbert's secluded house hidden away from the world.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Horror film?    -   Yes Horror Plotlets:    -   mad guy with knife likes to slice

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Eastern European

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Unusual forms of death    -   hanging Any profanity?    -   None

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