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The Medusa Touch


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starring and
John Morlar 's entire life has been surrounded by tragedy. His psychiatrist, Zonfeld, is convinced that the events are coincidental, but Inspector
Brunei, investigating a brutal attack on Morlar. becomes increasingly convinced that an evil force is at work.
Screenplay by JOHN BRILEY based on the novel by PETER VAN GREENAWAY Directed by JACK GOLD
* FILMS: page 28


Unknown: John Morlar
Unknown: John Briley
Novel By: Peter van Greenaway
Directed By: Jack Gold
John Morlar: Richard Burton
Dr Zonfeld: Lee Remick
Brunei: Lino Ventura
Assistant Commissioner: Harry Andrews
Patricia: Marie-Christine Barrault
Atropos: Michael Hordern
Dr Johnson: Gordon Jackson
Townley: Derek Jacobi
Duff: Michael Byrne

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