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The Devil Commands (1941) was a Horror - Science Fiction Film directed by Edward Dmytryk and produced by Wallace MacDonald.

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?It?s so hard for me sometimes to explain exactly why I love these ?old? movies as I do. I have such a visceral and emotional response to these shimmering ( or murky ) B&W films whether they be ?A? pictures or ?B? that it’s hard to explain intellectually. Maybe words aren’t needed am... Read full article

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Dr. Julian Blair: Anne dear, your mother is not dead, not really. She's come back to me!

Dr. Van Den: I know one thing, Julian - there are things human beings have no right to know!

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Completed December 1940, released February 3, 1941.
Cy Schindell plays the role of Julian's hulking manservant Karl. He often used the name Al Seymour, but here is billed under the name Ralph Penney, for the only time in his career.
Part of the SON OF SHOCK package of 21 titles released to television in 1958, which followed the original SHOCK THEATER release of 52 features one year earlier. This was also one of the 12 Columbia titles, the other 61 all being Universals.
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