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

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John F. Black, Esq.: [as he's dying again] "Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more..."
Waldo Trumbull: I'll believe that when I see it.

Waldo Trumbull: [to a stuffed bear] What are you grinning at?

Felix Gillie: [They're hiding from the rampaging Mr. Black] It's better in the dark.
Waldo Trumbull: What is? Decapitation?

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Completed September 1963.
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.
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