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Shanks (1974)

PG 10/09/1974 (US) FantasyHorror 1h 33m

A new concept in the macabre in which the Good come out of the grave and the Evil are sent to fill the vacancy.

Overview

Malcolm Shanks is a sad and lonely man, deaf, mute and living with his cruel sister and her husband, who delight in making him miserable. His only pleasure, it seems, is in making and controlling puppets. Thanks to his skill, he is offered a job as a lab assistant to Dr. Walker, who is working on ways to re-animate dead bodies by inserting electrodes at key nerve points and manipulating the bodies as if they were on strings. When the professor suddenly dies one night, Shanks gets the idea to apply their experimental results to a human body, and then to start exacting some revenge.

  1. William Castle

    Director

  2. Ranald Graham

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Marcel Marceau

    Marcel Marceau

    Malcolm Shanks / Old Walker

  2. Tsilla Chelton

    Tsilla Chelton

    Mrs. Barton

  3. Philippe Clay

    Philippe Clay

    Mr. Barton

  4. Cindy Eilbacher

    Cindy Eilbacher

    Celia

  5. Biff Manard

    Goliath

  6. Helena Kallianiotes

    Helena Kallianiotes

    Mata Hari

  7. Larry Bishop

    Larry Bishop

    Napoleon

  8. Don Calfa

    Don Calfa

    Einstein

  9. Phil Adams

    Beethoven

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Full Cast & Crew

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Status Released

Original Language English

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