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The Sleep of Death (1980)

90 min | Horror

Set in 1815, a young Englishman touring Europe encounters more than he bargained for. His pursuit of the beautiful Countess St. Alyre brings him into contact with the Marquis D'Armanville and other odd characters. A series of bizarre ...See moreSet in 1815, a young Englishman touring Europe encounters more than he bargained for. His pursuit of the beautiful Countess St. Alyre brings him into contact with the Marquis D'Armanville and other odd characters. A series of bizarre murders occur, bringing our hero to the borderland of nightmare. Written by Fryingham See less
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Calvin Floyd | Yvonne Floyd | Sheridan Le Fanu (story "The Room in the 'Dragon Volant'")
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Updated Nov 30, 1980

Release date
Nov 23, 1981 (Sweden)

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23 cast members
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Per Oscarsson
Colonel Gaillard Colonel Gaillard   See fewer
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Patrick Magee
Marquis Marquis   See fewer
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Marilù Tolo
Countess Elga (as Marilu Tolo) Countess Elga (as Marilu Tolo)   See fewer
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Brendan Price
Robert Terence Robert Terence   See fewer
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Curd Jürgens
Count St. Alyre Count St. Alyre   See fewer
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Kay Maclaren
Old Woman Old Woman   See fewer
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Barry Cassin
The Count's Brother (as Barry Cassins) The Count's Brother (as Barry Cassins)   See fewer
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Christopher Casson
Sir Philip Terence Sir Philip Terence   See fewer
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John Molloy
Priest Priest   See fewer
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Ray McAnally
Inspector Carmingac Inspector Carmingac   See fewer
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Bill Foley
Colonel's Orderly Colonel's Orderly   See fewer
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Jacinta Martín
First Maid (as Jacintha Martin) First Maid (as Jacintha Martin)   See fewer
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Olwen Fouéré
Second Maid (as Olwen Fouere) Second Maid (as Olwen Fouere)   See fewer
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Shelagh McLeod
Third Maid (as Sheleigh McCleod) Third Maid (as Sheleigh McCleod)   See fewer
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Shibvan Briers
English Maid English Maid   See fewer
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Cecil Barror
Deacon Deacon   See fewer
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James Read
Marquis's servant Marquis's servant   See fewer
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Eamonn Draper
First soldier (as Eamon Draper) First soldier (as Eamon Draper)   See fewer
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Jerry Collins
Second soldier Second soldier   See fewer
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Michael Rowland
First postillion First postillion   See fewer
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Onagh Colligen
Felicity Felicity   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 54 votes