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7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964) was a Fantasy - Mystery Film directed by George Pal and produced by George Pal.

Academy Awards 1964 --- Ceremony Number 37 (source: AMPAS)

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7 Faces of Dr. Lao (1964)

By Beatrice on Apr 23, 2018 From Flickers in Time

7 Faces of Dr. Lao Directed by George Pal Written by Charles Beaumont from a novel by Charles G. Finney 1964/USA George Pal Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental I still remember this well from its original release. ?All these years later, it is still a treat for its acting, makeup, and spe... Read full article

7 Faces of Dr. Lao ( 1964 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 20, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"Mike, let me tell you something. The whole world is a circus if you know how to look at it. The way the sun goes down when you're tired, comes up when you want to be on the move. That's real magic. The way a leaf grows. The song of the birds. The way the desert looks at night, with the moon embraci... Read full article

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Ed Cunningham: Hey! How come you speak perfect English all of a sudden?
Dr. Lao: [no accent] Oh, it comes and goes. Whatever dialect the mood requires.
Ed Cunningham: Oh, it just comes and goes?
Dr. Lao: [thick Chinese accent] Whassa matta you? Alla time asking silly questions! Wise guy!

Lean Cowboy: Who's that, anyway?
Fat Cowboy: I don't know. Looked like a Jap to me.
Toothless Cowboy: Nah, he's Chinese.
Fat Cowboy: How do you know?
Toothless Cowboy: 'Cause I ain't stupid.

Dr. Lao: My specialty is wisdom. Do you know what wisdom is?
Mike: No sir.
Dr. Lao: Wise answer.

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According to a July 1962 LA Times item, Laurence Harvey was set to play the Tony Randall role.
Tony Randall related on a 1963 episode of Password All-Stars that his next film was called "The Circus of Dr. Lau," changed at some point before release to its eventual title.
William Tuttle received an honorary Oscar for his makeup work on this film. It was the first one of two honorary Oscars awarded for makeup - the other one being John Chambers for Planet of the Apes.
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