House of Evil

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House of Evil
House of Evil.jpg
Directed by Juan Ibáñez
Jack Hill
Written by Jack Hill
Luis Enrique Vergara
Based on House of Evil by Edgar Allan Poe
Starring Boris Karloff
Music by Enrico C. Cabiati
Alicia Urreta
Cinematography Raúl Domínguez
Austin McKinney
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date
Running time
89 min
Country Mexico
Language English

House of Evil, alternately titled Dance of Death, is a 1968 Mexican horror film directed by Juan Ibáñez. It stars Boris Karloff and Julissa.[1]

House of Evil is one of four low-budget Mexican horror films Karloff made in a package deal with Mexican producer Luis Enrique Vergara. The others are Isle of the Snake People, The Incredible Invasion, and Fear Chamber. Karloff's scenes for all four films were directed by Jack Hill in Los Angeles in the spring of 1968. The films were then completed in Mexico.[2]

Plot synopsis[edit]

Morhenge Mansion, 1900: The dying Matthias Morteval invites his dysfunctional relatives to his home for a will reading. However, he dies and soon the relatives are being murdered one-by-one by his living toys.



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  2. ^ Stephen Jacobs, Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster, Tomohawk Press 2011 p 503-504

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