The Oblong Box

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The Oblong Box (1969, UK) is a Horror film directed by Gordon Hessler.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1969
  • Color
  • Runtime: 92 min (uncut PAL) / 97 min (uncut NTSC)
  • Aspect Ratio: (1.85:1)
  • Rated: PG
  • Production Co: American International Productions
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (1969) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Gordon Hessler
  • Written by Lawrence Huntington, Christopher Wicking
  • Starring: Vincent Price, Rupert Davies, Christopher Lee, Uta Levka, Sally Geeson, Alister Williamson, Peter Arne, Hilary Heath (as Hilary Dwyer), Maxwell Shaw, Carl Rigg, Harry Baird.
  • Produced by Pat Green, Gordon Hessler, Louis M. Heyward
  • Original Music by Harry Robertson (as Harry Robinson)
  • Cinematography by John Coquillon
  • Film Editing by Max Benedict

Also Known As

  • Dance, Mephisto | Die Todesmaske (Germany) | Der Fluch des Dämon (Germany) | Edgar Allan Poe's The Oblong Box | Im Todesgriff der roten Maske (Germany) | La Caja oblonga (Spain) | Le Cercueil vivant (France) | La Rossa maschera del terrore (Italy)


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