House of the Long Shadows
House of the Long Shadows (1983)

In this umpteenth remake of the George M. Cohan-Earl Derr Biggers play Seven Keys to Baldpate, Desi Arnaz Jr. plays Kenneth Magee, the young writer who bets that he can bat out a mystery play in one evening. Magee squirrels himself away in… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 17, 1983
DVD Release Date: June 25, 1991
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Too bad the update doesn't come off as good as it should have been, though it comes through as a campy romp and has a few wonderful moments.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Desi Arnaz Jr. is deadly in the largest role -- and the two twist endings (present in the source material) are strictly take-it-or-leave-it -- but the presence of Vincent Price, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee allow all the shenanigans to go down easy.

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Aj V
This could have been a good movie if it weren't so predictable. First of all, Price, Lee, and Cushing are the only actors who get any interesting lines… More