Category Archives: Theater Fantastique

Chandu the Magician (1932)

In The Spider (1931), Edmund Lowe (Dinner at Eight) portrayed Chatrand the Great, a hypnotist and magician who solves a murder. Its success led Lowe to take on the role of the similar (and similarly named) Chandu the Magician (1932), reuniting … Continue reading

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When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970)

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (1970), shot on location in the Canary Islands, is the most notable of Hammer’s attempts to recreate the global success of One Million Years B.C. (1966). It didn’t have Raquel Welch, and it didn’t have … Continue reading

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