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The Comedy of Terrors (1964) was a Comedy - Horror Film directed by Jacques Tourneur .

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Felix Gillie: [after Amaryllis' singing has caused glasses to break, flowers to wither, and corks to pop out of bottles] Just like a nightingale

Felix Gillie: [he and Trumbuill and sitting on the coffin, trying to keep it closed and referring to Mr. Black, who's inside the coffin] For a man in his condition, he has a lot of energy!
Waldo Trumbull: The stubborn old crackpot! I could have sworn that he was dead!
Felix Gillie: It's about time!
Waldo Trumbull: I've never had such an uncooperative customer in my life!

Felix Gillie: [stuck on a roof] Why did I ever escape from prison? It was so peaceful there.

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Boris Karloff was originally hired to play John F. Black but it soon became clear that his severe arthritis would not permit him to undertake such a strenuous role. Karloff was switched to the part of Mr. Hinchley, and Basil Rathbone was brought in to play Black.
Completed September 1963.
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