Seven Faces of Dr. Lao
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Tony Randall has the showcase of a lifetime in the marvelous George Pal production The Seven Faces of Dr. Lao. We first see Randall as Dr. Lao, an enigmatic Chinese medicine-show impresario. The doctor brings his travelling show into the frontier town of Abalone, which is chafing under the oppression of land-hungry Clint Stark (Arthur O'Connell). Newspaper editor Ed Cunningham (John Ericson) is conducting a campaign of words against Stark, but he is no match for the land baron's money, power, and hulking henchmen. Nonetheless, Cunningham continues his crusade, all the while attempting… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A strange, sporadically entertaining fantasy, which won the Honorary Oscar for Makeup: Tony Randall plays seven roles."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Mildly diverting, but no classic"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Tony Randall's best--a whimsical western"
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"a delightful, imaginative curio"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
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