Dr. Tarr's Torture Dungeon

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Dr. Tarr's Torture Dungeon (1973, Mexico) is a Horror film directed by Juan López Moctezuma

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Main Details

  • Released in 1973
  • Color
  • Production Co: Producciones Prisma
  • Distribution Co: Group 1 International Distribution Organization Ltd. (1976) (USA) (theatrical)/Astral Films (1977) (Canada) (theatrical) (as "Dr. Tarr's Torture Dungeon")
  • Directed by Juan López Moctezuma
  • Written by Carlos Illescas, Juan López Moctezuma, Gabriel Weiss, from Edgar Allan Poe's "The System of Dr. Tarr and Professor Fether"
  • Starring Claudio Brook, Arthur Hansel, Ellen Sherman, Martin LaSalle, David Silva

Plot Summary

  • The inmates of an insane asylum take over the institution, imprison the doctors and staff, and then put into play their own ideas of how the place should be run.

Also Known As

  • The Mansion of Madness
  • House of Madness

Taglines

  • The Newest Edgar Allan Poe Horror Thriller!
  • The madness of the mansion is uncontrollable!
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