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Devil Doll (1964) was a Horror Film directed by Lindsay Shonteff and produced by Lindsay Shonteff, Richard Gordon and Kenneth Rive.

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By Dan Day, Jr. on Aug 13, 2019 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

I've seen almost every British horror film from the 1960s.....but DEVIL DOLL (1964) has until recently eluded me. The movie is not to be confused with MGM's 1936 THE DEVIL DOLL directed by Tod Browning. DEVIL DOLL is about a stage hypnotist and ventriloquist called the Great Vorelli (Bryant Haliday)... Read full article

Devil Doll (1964)

By Beatrice on May 14, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Devil Doll Directed by Lindsay Shonteff Written by Ronald Kinnoch, Charles F. Vetter; story by Frederick E. Smith 1964/UK Galaworld Film Productions/Gordon Films First viewing/YouTube One of 1000 on They Shoot Zombies Don’t They? There’s something sort of creepy about ventriloquist... Read full article

Thrillers and Chillers: The Devil Doll (1936).

By Dawn on Oct 31, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

The Devil Doll (1936). Directed by Tod Browning. Cast: A cross-dressing Lionel Barrymore and Maureen O'Sullivan. The movie was adapted from the novel Burn Witch Burn! (1936) by Abraham Merritt. Paul Lavond, wrongly convicted of robbing his own bank more than seventeen years ago, escapes from Devil... Read full article

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Bob Garrett: Hey, how'd you know I was still in bed?
Mark English: It figures, boy, it figures.

[talking on the phone]
Mark English: Now get your tail out of bed and get to work.
Bob Garrett: Wilco, Wilco, stay cool and all that jazz--hey, how'd you know I was still in bed?
Mark English: It figures, boy, it figures.

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According to executive producer Richard Gordon, the theater in which The Great Vorelli performs was not open to the public at the time and was scheduled to be demolished. The film crew was able to shoot inside the theater for the show and backstage scenes before the deadline for the building's demolition.
Like the ventriloquist dummy in the similar segment of Dead of Night, the doll's name is Hugo.
The dwarf who portrays Hugo the Dummy was performed by a woman even though Hugo is a male dummy.
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