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Mausoleum (1983)

R | | Horror | 13 May 1983 (USA)
Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marjoe Gortner ... Oliver Farrell
Bobbie Bresee ... Susan Walker Farrell
Norman Burton ... Dr. Simon Andrews
Maurice Sherbanee ... Ben, the gardener
LaWanda Page ... Elsie, the maid (as La Wanda Page)
Laura Hippe ... Aunt Cora Nomed
Sheri Mann Sheri Mann ... Dr. Roni Logan
Julie Christy Murray ... Young Susan
Chu Chu Malave ... Delivery Boy
Ron Cannon Ron Cannon ... Gallery Owner
Joel Kramer ... Tramp in Mausoleum
Gene Edwards Gene Edwards ... Drunk In Nightclub
Di Ann Monaco Di Ann Monaco ... Girl In Nightclub
John Branagan ... Nightclub Parking Attendant (as John Brannigan)
Richard Guarino Richard Guarino ... Nightclub Maitre de
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Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the strange changes... Written by CowMaN <cowman@ameritech.net>

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Centuries of Evil Have Just Awakened See more »

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Horror

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mausoléu See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Make-up artist John Carl Buechler brought a sketch pad to his job interview for this film. See more »

Goofs

When Susan is possessed, she uses telekinesis to lift another character over the balcony of the stairs and the equipment used to lift the actress is visible at the top of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Elsie, the maid: Great googily moogily!
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Alternate Versions

The 2018 Vinegar Syndrome release is the full uncut version with a run time of 96:58min See more »


Soundtracks

Free Again
Music and Lyrics by Frank Primato
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S10 Reviews: Masoleum (1983)
13 January 2008 | by suspiria10See all my reviews

The Nomad family is cursed. Every first daughter of a new generation is damned to be possessed by a demon that really wants to raise hell. Orphan Susan is sent to live with her overbearing Aunt after the deaths of her parents. The Aunt keeps a close eye on Susan for signs that she will succumb to the nasty familial curse. Her young years go by relatively quietly but after she marries the demon comes put to play and nobody is safe.

'Mausoleum' may seem like an average ordinary slasher on top (lord knows this time period was chock full of them) but the supernatural slant gives it a leg up on the competition. Surprisingly the film even manages to generate a halfway decent atmosphere and an occasionally creepy moment or two (young Susan all green demonic eyes aglow). I say check it out if you're a fan of 80's horror or on the lookout for an obscure gem.


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