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Houdini, the movie star. DVD 1, The master mystery

Author: B A RolfeBret WoodArthur B ReeveCharles A LogueBurton KingAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino International, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Quentin Locke infiltrates a corrupt patents company, only to run into the gleaming terror of its robot protector, the Automaton. In order to save the beautiful Eva Brent and find a cure for the dreaded Madagascar Madness, Locke suffers an inhuman array of tortures and physical restraints. He is chained, tied with barbared wire, padlocked in a crate and thrown in the water, tied beneath a descending elevator,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.)
Action and adventure films
Drama
Feature films
Suspense films
Adventure films
Thriller
Adventure
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: B A Rolfe; Bret Wood; Arthur B Reeve; Charles A Logue; Burton King; Harry Houdini; Marguerite Marsh; Jack Burns; Ruth Stonehouse; Charles E Graham; Douris UK (Firm); Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 214108666
Notes: Title from container.
Portions of the film no longer survive. This edition runs almost four hours, and bridges the missing passages with explanatory text.
Special features: An examination of scenes deleted by the New York Censor Board; image gallery; new film notes.
Credits: Original music, Stuart Oderman ; music composers and performers, Jon C. Mirsalis, Ben Model, Stuart Oderman, Clark Wilson.
Cast: Harry Houdini, Marguerite Marsh, Jack Burns, Ruth Stonehouse, Charles Graham.
Description: 1 videodisc (238 min.) : sound, color tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Chapter titles: Disc 1. (1) Living Death --
(2) The Iron Terror --
(3) The Water Peril --
(4) The Test --
(5) The Chemist's Shop --
(6) The Mad Genius --
(7) Barbed Wire --
(9) The Madagascan Madness --
(11) The Net --
(12) The Death Noose --
Disc. 2 (13) The Flash of Death --
(14) The Tangled Web --
(15) Bound at Last [or] The Unmasking of the Automaton.
Other Titles: Master mystery
Houdini, the movie star
Houdini.
Responsibility: Douris UK ; produced by B.A. Rolfe ; produced for video by Bret Wood ; screenplay by Arthur B. Reeve and Charles Logue ; directed by Burton L. King.

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Quentin Locke infiltrates a corrupt patents company, only to run into the gleaming terror of its robot protector, the Automaton. In order to save the beautiful Eva Brent and find a cure for the dreaded Madagascar Madness, Locke suffers an inhuman array of tortures and physical restraints. He is chained, tied with barbared wire, padlocked in a crate and thrown in the water, tied beneath a descending elevator, strapped to an electric chair, and bound in an elaborate Oriental torture chamber.

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