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The Spell (1977)

Not Rated | | Horror | TV Movie 20 February 1977
A teenaged girl, taunted by her schoolmates because she's overweight, uses her supernatural powers to take revenge.

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Lee Philips

Writer:

Brian Taggert
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Cast

Cast overview:
Lee Grant ... Marilyn Matchett
Susan Myers Susan Myers ... Rita
Lelia Goldoni ... Jo Standish
Helen Hunt ... Kristina Matchett
Jack Colvin ... Dale Boyce
James Olson ... Glenn
James Greene ... Stan
Wright King ... Rian
Barbara Bostock Barbara Bostock ... Jill
Doney Oatman Doney Oatman ... Jackie
Richard Carlyle Richard Carlyle ... Hugh
Kathleen Hughes ... Fenetia
Robert Gibbons Robert Gibbons ... Waiter
Arthur Peterson ... Ross
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A teenaged girl, taunted by her schoolmates because she's overweight, uses her supernatural powers to take revenge.

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Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Control mental See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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kinda creepy
24 September 2002 | by Scarlata1966See all my reviews

There's one scene in the movie that always stood out in my head. A woman is walking down a flight of stairs, when she is overtaken by one of these spells. Her tongue turns purple and smoke comes out of her head. It was very shocking the way the attack just seemed to come out of nowhere.


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