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''Dr. Terror's House of Horrors'' is a 1965 British horror AnthologyFilm from Creator/AmicusProductions, directed by veteran horror director Freddie Francis, written by Milton Subotsky, and starring Creator/PeterCushing and Creator/ChristopherLee.

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''Dr. Terror's House of Horrors'' is a 1965 British horror AnthologyFilm from Creator/AmicusProductions, directed by veteran horror director Freddie Francis, written by Milton Subotsky, and starring Creator/PeterCushing Creator/PeterCushing, Creator/ChristopherLee, Creator/MichaelGough, and Creator/ChristopherLee.
Creator/DonaldSutherland.


* CareerEndingInjury: In the "Disembodied Hand" segment, Eric Landor is [[Carfu run over]] by critic Franklyn Marsh. His injuries result in the amputation of his right hand, destroying his career as an artist. falling into a deep despair, Landor is eventually DrivenToSuicide.

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* CareerEndingInjury: In the "Disembodied Hand" segment, Eric Landor is [[Carfu [[CarFu run over]] by critic Franklyn Marsh. His injuries result in the amputation of his right hand, destroying his career as an artist. falling into a deep despair, Landor is eventually DrivenToSuicide.

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* CareerEndingInjury: In the "Disembodied Hand" segment, Eric Landor is [[Carfu run over]] by critic Franklyn Marsh. His injuries result in the amputation of his right hand, destroying his career as an artist. falling into a deep despair, Landor is eventually DrivenToSuicide.

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* EvilHand: In the "Disembodied Hand" segment, artist Eric Landor has his amputated after he was run over by critic Franklyn Marsh. After Landor commits suicide, his hand returns to exact revenge on Marsh.


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* CutPhoneLines: The ManEatingPlant snaps the phone line to the cottage when when Hopkins tries to phone for help in the "Creeping Vine" segment.

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* CutPhoneLines: The ManEatingPlant snaps the phone line to the cottage when when Hopkins tries to phone for help in the "Creeping Vine" segment.


* ScaryBlackMan: The male members of the voodoo cult who silently surround Biff without his noticing in "Voodoo". In particular, the hulking priest of Damballah who appears with explanation in Biff's home in London to take revenge and retrieve the stolen music.

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* ScaryBlackMan: The male members of the voodoo cult who silently surround Biff without his noticing in "Voodoo". In particular, the hulking priest of Damballah who appears with without explanation in Biff's home in London to take revenge and retrieve the stolen music.

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* MistakenNationality: When Biff first meets calypso singer Sammy Coin in a club in the Caribbean, he assumes that he is West Indian. It turns out that Sammy is actually a Londoner.

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* AngelUnaware: At the end of the film, Dr. Schreck is revealed to be [[spoiler:TheGrimReaper]].


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* TheGrimReaper: [[spoiler:At the end of the film, Dr. Schreck is revealed to be Grim Reaper, and that the passengers have been travelling on the AfterlifeExpress.]]

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* ScaryBlackMan: The male members of the voodoo cult who silently surround Biff without his noticing in "Voodoo". In particular, the hulking priest of Damballah who appears with explanation in Biff's home in London to take revenge and retrieve the stolen music.


* DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler:The five passengers are given premonitions of their gruesome deaths, only to find in the end that they've already died in a train wreck.]]



* YouCantFightFate: Dr. Schreck's Tarot draws apparently reveal that there is no way for the five passengers to escape the fates he predicts for them. However, [[spoiler:what the fifth card (Death) is actually saying is that will avoid these fates because [[DeadAllAlong they are already dead]].

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* YouCantFightFate: Dr. Schreck's Tarot draws apparently reveal that there is no way for the five passengers to escape the fates he predicts for them. However, [[spoiler:what the fifth card (Death) is actually saying is that will avoid these fates because [[DeadAllAlong they are already dead]].dead]]]].


* WoodenStake: In the "Vampire" segment, Dr. Blake convinces Dr. Caroll that his wife is a vampire, and that the only way to kill her is to drive a stake through her heart. Dr. Caroll does so. Afterwards, [[spoiler:the police arrive and arrest him for murder. He screams for Dr. Blake to back up his story, but Blake denies any knowledge of what he is talking about. After the police drag Caroll away, Blake turns into a bat, announcing that this town isn't big enough for two doctors, or two vampires.]]

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* WoodenStake: In the "Vampire" segment, Dr. Blake convinces Dr. Caroll that his wife is a vampire, and that the only way to kill her is to drive a stake through her heart. Dr. Caroll does so. Afterwards, [[spoiler:the police arrive and arrest him for murder. He screams for Dr. Blake to back up his story, but Blake denies any knowledge of what he is talking about. After the police drag Caroll away, Blake turns into a bat, announcing that this town isn't big enough for two doctors, or two vampires.]]]]
* YouCantFightFate: Dr. Schreck's Tarot draws apparently reveal that there is no way for the five passengers to escape the fates he predicts for them. However, [[spoiler:what the fifth card (Death) is actually saying is that will avoid these fates because [[DeadAllAlong they are already dead]].
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* {{Curse}}: In the "Voodoo" segment, Biff Bailey is cursed when he writes down the sacred music he hears being played during a voodoo ceremony. The curse strikes when he attempts to use the music for personal profit.

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* CarFu: In the "Disembodied Hand" segment, Marsh takes revenge on Landor for his humiliation by running him over with his car. This act comes back to haunt Marsh in more ways than one.

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* CausticCritic: Franklyn Marsh is a pompous and patronising art critic whose rivalry with artist Eric Landor sets in motion a deadly chain of events.

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* NeverTrustATitle: Anyone expecting an actual 'House of Horrors' will be disappointed. Supposedly, the house of horrors refers to Dr. Schreck's Tarot deck, which constructs horrifying futures for people, but this is never explained anywhere in the film. Even the name Dr. Terror is barely justified, with a brief conversation explaining that Dr. Schreck's name would translate into English as Dr. Terror. Nobody ever addresses him as anything other than Dr. Schreck.

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