House of the Living Dead

House of the Living Dead, also known as Doctor Maniac, is a British/South African international co-production Gothic horror and science fiction film made in 1974 under the title Skaduwees Oor Brugplaas (Shadows over Bridge Place) by director Ray Austin.wikipedia
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Ray Austin (director)

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House of the Living Dead, also known as Doctor Maniac, is a British/South African international co-production Gothic horror and science fiction film made in 1974 under the title Skaduwees Oor Brugplaas (Shadows over Bridge Place) by director Ray Austin.
He has also directed some made-for-TV films, including The Return of the Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1983), and some feature films such as Virgin Witch (1972) and House of the Living Dead (1974).

Sitges Film Festival

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Mark Burns was recognized as Best Actor at the 1974 Sitges Film Festival.

Mark Burns (actor)

Mark Burns
Mark Burns was recognized as Best Actor at the 1974 Sitges Film Festival. The family consists of a mother (Margaret Inglis) and her two sons, Michael and Breck (both played by Mark Burns).
Mark Burns obtained his first big role in House of the Living Dead by Ray Austin in 1974 and won the prize for best actor in 1974 at the Sitges Film Festival.

Shirley Anne Field

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Michael's fiancée Mary (Shirley Anne Field) arrives to marry him, much to the mother's dismay as she wants the family to end so the long history of madness can stop.

David Oxley

He also appeared in Bonjour Tristesse (1958), Sea Fury (1958), Yesterday's Enemy (1959), Life at the Top (1965), Bunny Lake Is Missing (1965) and House of the Living Dead (1974).

Great Britain

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House of the Living Dead, also known as Doctor Maniac, is a British/South African international co-production Gothic horror and science fiction film made in 1974 under the title Skaduwees Oor Brugplaas (Shadows over Bridge Place) by director Ray Austin.

Cinema of South Africa

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House of the Living Dead, also known as Doctor Maniac, is a British/South African international co-production Gothic horror and science fiction film made in 1974 under the title Skaduwees Oor Brugplaas (Shadows over Bridge Place) by director Ray Austin.

Co-production (media)

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House of the Living Dead, also known as Doctor Maniac, is a British/South African international co-production Gothic horror and science fiction film made in 1974 under the title Skaduwees Oor Brugplaas (Shadows over Bridge Place) by director Ray Austin.

Gothic fiction

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House of the Living Dead, also known as Doctor Maniac, is a British/South African international co-production Gothic horror and science fiction film made in 1974 under the title Skaduwees Oor Brugplaas (Shadows over Bridge Place) by director Ray Austin.

Horror film

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House of the Living Dead, also known as Doctor Maniac, is a British/South African international co-production Gothic horror and science fiction film made in 1974 under the title Skaduwees Oor Brugplaas (Shadows over Bridge Place) by director Ray Austin.

Science fiction film

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House of the Living Dead, also known as Doctor Maniac, is a British/South African international co-production Gothic horror and science fiction film made in 1974 under the title Skaduwees Oor Brugplaas (Shadows over Bridge Place) by director Ray Austin.

Plantation

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Set on a plantation in Apartheid-era South Africa, it deals heavily with the occult.

Apartheid

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Set on a plantation in Apartheid-era South Africa, it deals heavily with the occult.

South Africa

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Set on a plantation in Apartheid-era South Africa, it deals heavily with the occult. The storyline follows a white family running a plantation farm on the Cape Colony in South Africa.

Occult

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Set on a plantation in Apartheid-era South Africa, it deals heavily with the occult.

Cape Colony

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The storyline follows a white family running a plantation farm on the Cape Colony in South Africa.

West African Vodun

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Meanwhile, strange things begin to happen at the plantation, such as voodoo, which is assumed to be the work of the local black neighbors, and murder.

Black people

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Meanwhile, strange things begin to happen at the plantation, such as voodoo, which is assumed to be the work of the local black neighbors, and murder.

Murder

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Meanwhile, strange things begin to happen at the plantation, such as voodoo, which is assumed to be the work of the local black neighbors, and murder.

Graphic violence

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The film contains very little gore and no zombies at all, as would generally be expected of a title containing "Living Dead".

Zombie

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The film contains very little gore and no zombies at all, as would generally be expected of a title containing "Living Dead".

The House of the Dead

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It is sometimes confused with the substantially more popular video game series House of the Dead.