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The Oblong Box Movie Review Summary

Actors: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies, Peter Ame, Hilary Heath,

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Based on a short story by E.A. Poe, THE OBLONG BOX is a movie produced and directed by Gordon Hessler in 1969.
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Vincent Price is hiding in his mansion his brother Edward who's been savagely disfigured in Africa by his employees. Edward, with the help of a lawyer and an african doctor, escapes from captivity by dropping for a few hours in a coma. But his partners don't fetch him before his burial. He's accidentally saved by a body snatcher working for the doctor Christopher Lee. Edward will take revenge on those who abandoned him.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Vigilante/Revenge?    -   Yes Brain/Body not working?    -   physical disability

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   simply wealthy Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Black Africa Forest?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   river Misc setting    -   scientific labs    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts Is this movie based on a    -   book

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