Shanks

  • 1974
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Fantasy

This was to be the last film directed by Castle, known mainly for the advertising gimmickry in some of his 1950s productions. Marceau displays his mime talents in a rather weird tale about a puppeteer who, having been put down his entire life, finally has his revenge. In a double role in which he also plays an aging scientist who has learned to bring dead...read more

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(Movie Clip) Later That Night
Deaf-mute puppeteer Malcolm (Marcel Marceau) has learned to maniuplate his deceased patron Walker (also Marceau), and dead fowl too, bad news for his (more…)
(Movie Clip) Muscular System
Malcolm the deaf-mute puppeteer (Marcel Marceau) gets an idea based on the work of his dead mad-scientist friend Walker (also Marceau) in William Cast (more…)
(Movie Clip) Old Walker
Malcolm the deaf-mute puppeteer (Marcel Marceau) reports for the first time to work for reclusive Old Walker (also Marceau, speaking!) in the William (more…)
(Movie Clip) Open, Malcolm
The arty opening sequence for the William Castle feature Shanks, 1974, in which the famous mime Marcel Marceau plays two roles, and speaks!
(Movie Clip) Town Drunk
With mime Marcel Marceau in the lead role as a deaf-mute puppeteer, director William Castle is happy to use silent-film style titles, introducing vill (more…)

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  • Released: 1974
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: This was to be the last film directed by Castle, known mainly for the advertising gimmickry in some of his 1950s productions. Marceau displays his mime talents in a rather weird tale about a puppeteer who, having been put down his entire life, finally has… (more)

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