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The Oblong Box
Directed by:
Gordon Hessler

"The Oblong Box" (also known as "Rossa maschera del terrore, La") is a Horror film directed by Gordon Hessler, released on June 11 of 1969 in the USA , starring Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies, Uta Levka, Sally Geeson and Alister Williamson.

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Who is the director of "The Oblong Box":

The Oblong Box was directed by Gordon Hessler, a German director, producer, and writer.

Before The Oblong Box, Gordon Hessler had directed . Since, he directed De Sade, released in 1969, Scream and Scream Again (1970), Cry of the Banshee (1970), Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971), The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1974), and The Girl in a Swing (1988).

What was the release date of "The Oblong Box":

The Oblong Box was first released in the United States on Wednesday, June 11, 1969. Other films released on Wednesday, June 11, 1969 are True Grit (dir. Henry Hathaway) and Heaven with a Gun (dir. Lee H. Katzin). This was fifty (50) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 06, 1970 in Germany.

What is the casting of "The Oblong Box":

At the casting of The Oblong Box we find Vincent Price, previously seen in More Dead Than Alive (1968) and Histoires extraordinaires (1968); Christopher Lee (The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969), Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)); Rupert Davies (Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968), Witchfinder General (1968)) [ more... ]

  • Hira Talfrey and Vincent Price, Rupert Davies, Godfrey James also appeared in Witchfinder General, released in 1968.
  • Godfrey James and Vincent Price, Sally Geeson, Carl Rigg also worked together in Cry of the Banshee, released in 1970.
  • Uta Levka and Vincent Price, Christopher Lee can also be seen in Scream and Scream Again, released in 1970.
  • Christopher Lee, Godfrey James and Michael Balfour also appeared in The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, released in 1970.

What is the Storyline of "The Oblong Box":

The film takes place in England in 1865. Having been grotesquely disfigured in an African voodoo ceremony for a transgression against the native populace, Sir Edward Markham (Alister Williamson) is kept locked in his room by his guilt-ridden brother, Julian (Vincent Price). Tiring of his captivity, Sir Edward plots to escape by faking his death. With the help of the crooked family lawyer, Trench (Peter Arne), they hire witchdoctor N'Galo (Harry Baird) to concoct a drug to put Sir Edward into a death-like [...]

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