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The Abominable Dr. Phibes

Released 1971
Distributor AIP

Designer/director Robert Fuest and art director Brian Eatwell created a unique and popular art deco period horror film for Price which gave his career a boost with it’s Love Story parody ad campaign. Wronged by doctors, Phibes murders them in the manner of biblical plagues. Followed by a sequel, it sets the stage for one of Price’s triumphs, Theater of Blood.

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About Adam Rifkin

Adam Rifkin is the versatile writer/director known for writing family fare like Disney’s Underdog, Dreamwork’s MousehuntSmall Soldiers and Zoom. From his darker, grittier side Rifkin wrote and directed the cult hits The Dark BackwardDetroit Rock CityNight at the Golden Eagle, The Chase and his critically acclaimed and award winning surveillance drama Look.  Most recently Rifkin wrote and directed Reality Show,  a dark satire about the world of reality television that had its world premiere on the opening night of the 2013 SXSW Film Festival. Follow Adam on Twitter Adam on Facebook

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