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Mr. Sardonicus (1961) was a Drama - Horror Film directed by William Castle and produced by William Castle.

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Krull: [noticing Sir Robert's disquiet at seeing a collection of empty picture frames] Perhaps you are puzzled by the empty frames, sir?
Sir Robert Cargrave: Yes, they do seem rather strange.
Krull: The baron is an unusual man, of unusual convictions. In such frames, ordinary men would honor the portraits of their forefathers. But the baron has disowned his forefathers in one magnificent gesture.


[repeated line]
Krull: When my master says, "Krull, do this thing," I do the thing, whatever it may be.


[last lines]
Krull: Master, I'm very sorry, but I missed him. The train had already left.


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When Sir Robert first arrives at Castle Sardonicus, the castle is in view in the background. The lighted windows make the castle look like a skull.
Although the audience could vote on whether the main character could be pardoned or receive further punishment, William Castle filmed only one ending for the movie.
The correct term for Baron Sardonicus' condition is hysterical rictus.
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