House of the Black Death (1965)

Genres - Horror  |   Sub-Genres - Gothic Film, Supernatural Horror  |   Release Date - Aug 24, 1999 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 89 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A weird little low-budget item featuring Lon Chaney, Jr. and John Carradine as the DeSarde brothers, a pair of sorcerers with opposing powers. The evil brother (Chaney) sports devil's horns and torments the captive guests at the DeSarde mansion, while the invalid benevolent brother (Carradine) languishes in his sickbed. This lackluster production is hampered by a weak story overstuffed with metaphysical mumbo-jumbo and spiced up with belly-dancers and cut-price werewolves, and it keeps its dueling warlocks (who look decidedly bored with the entire ordeal) from sharing any scenes together. Apparently three separate directors contributed footage to this project; the resulting lack of cohesion is obvious.

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Satanism, witch, witchcraft, house, single, stars [celebrities], warlock