THE HANDS OF ORLAC

THE HANDS OF ORLAC

(1961 Horror)








ALTERNATE TITLES:

HANDS OF A STRANGLER
HANDS OF THE STRANGLER
LE MANI DELL'ALTRO (Italian title)



CAST AND CREW:

MEL FERRER (Steven Orlac)
CHRISTOPHER LEE (Nero)
DANY CARREL (Li-Lang)
LUCILE SAINT SIMON (Louise)
SIR FELIX AYLMER (Dr. Francis Cochrane)
BASIL SYDNEY (Maurice Sedelman)
SIR DONALD WOLFIT (Professor Volchett) "English version"
ANTOINE BALPETRE (Professor Volchett) "French version"
DONALD PLEASENCE (Graham Coates)
DAVID PEEL (Pilot)

Directed by EDMOND T. GREVILLE
Written by JOHN BAINES and EDMOND T. GREVILLE
Additional Dialogue by DONALD TAYLOR
Produced by STEVEN PALLOS and DONALD TAYLOR



SYNOPSIS:

Following a horrific accident, a renown pianist has radical surgery performed on his damaged hands. Soon after the surgery, however, he finds that his hands now have an impulse to kill.



PLEASENCE CHARACTER:

Pleasence plays Graham Coates---an eccentric artist who wants to use Orlac's hands as the model for his latest work.



SCREEN CAPTURES:

  • DONALD PLEASENCE AS GRAHAM COATES
  • MEL FERRER, BASIL SYDNEY, AND PLEASENCE
    Images captured by Christopher Weedman



    REVIEWS:

  • TROY R. HOWARTH (THE MARIO BAVA WEB PAGE co-webmaster)



    VIDEO/LASER DISC/DVD AVAILABILITY:

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  • THE OFFICIAL CHRISTOPHER LEE WEB



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