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Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street Crimes at the dark house.

Author: Frederick HaywardH F MaltbyGeorge KingTod SlaughterJohn SingerAll authors
Publisher: [United Kingdom] : Johnny Legend Releasing ; [United States] : Raunchy Tonk [distributor], 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sweeney Todd: Sweeney Todd lures customers into his barber chair, gleefully promising to "polish them off." He then releases a trap door, dumping the unwary patrons into the basement. After robbing his victims, he gives the bodies to a kindly old lady next door who makes them into "meat pies."
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Genre/Form: Horror films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Drama
Named Person: Wilkie Collins; Wilkie Collins
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Hayward; H F Maltby; George King; Tod Slaughter; John Singer; Stella Rho; Eva Lister; Edward Dryhurst; Odette King; Sylvia Marriott; Hilary Eaves; Geoffrey Wardwell; Jack Beaver; Wilkie Collins; George King Productions.; Johnny Legend Releasing (Firm)
OCLC Number: 817247416
Language Note: Dialogue in English.
Notes: Sweeney Todd and Crimes at the dark house originally released as motion pictures in 1936 and 1940 respectively.
Full-screen presentation (1.33:1).
Crimes at the dark house is based on the novel 'The woman in white' by Wilkie Collins.
Special features: Vintage Sweeney Todd theatrical art ; Johnny on Slaughtermania ; Classic horror previews ; Audio bonus: Tod lIve as the demon barber (13 mins.).
Credits: Sweeney Todd: Director of photography, Jack Parker ; editor, John Seabourne -- Crimes at the dark house: Director of photography, Hone Glendinning ; editor, Jack Harris ; music, Jack Beaver.
Cast: Sweeney Todd: Tod Slaughter, Stella Rho, Johnny Singer, Eva Lister.
Crimes at the dark house: Tod Slaughter, Sylvia Marriott, Hilary Eaves, Geoffrey Wardwell.
Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format; all regions.
Contents: Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street (65 min.) / [written] by Frederick Hayward ; dialogue, H.F. Maltby ; directed by George King --
Crimes at the dark house (65 min.) / a George King production ; adaptation, Frederick Hayward ; scenario, Edward Dryhurst ; dialogue, H.F. Maltby ; produced by Odette King ; directed by George King.
Other Titles: Crimes at the dark house.
Sweeney Todd (Motion picture : 1936)
Demon barber of Fleet Street
Crimes at the dark house (Motion picture)

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Sweeney Todd: Sweeney Todd lures customers into his barber chair, gleefully promising to "polish them off." He then releases a trap door, dumping the unwary patrons into the basement. After robbing his victims, he gives the bodies to a kindly old lady next door who makes them into "meat pies."

Crimes at the dark house: A deranged man murders another man in order to assume his identity and take over a recently inherited estate. Soon after arriving at the estate, the psychotic man finds he must continue his murderous tendencies in order to keep his charade from being exposed. As the number of victims increase along with his deepening madness, it becomes a matter of time before all is revealed and the man's true identity is exposed.

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