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The Pyx

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The Pyx, Karen Black, image,

111 minutes – Horror, Thriller
Language: English, French
Release date: September 17, 1973 (Toronto, Ontario)
Production company: Host Productions Quebec
Canadian distributor: Cinépix Film Properties (CFP)

Based on John Buell’s 1959 novel of the same name, and starring Karen Black and Christopher Plummer, The Pyx follows Montreal police detective Sgt. Jim Henderson (Plummer), tries to unravel the mystery behind the death of a heroin-addicted prostitute (Black) who died under bizarre circumstances after falling from a high rise apartment building. His investigation uncovers evidence pointing to the existence of a murderous devil cult in Montréal, where the film was shot.

The Pyx was also released as The Hooker Cult Murders and La Lunule.

The Pyx, movie, poster,

Crew:

Producer:

Julian Roffman

Executive Producer:

Maxine Samuels

Associate Producer:

Paulle Clark

Director:

Harvey Hart

Screenwriter:

Robert Schlitt

Cinematographer:

René Verzier

Editor:

Ron Wisman

Composer:

Harry Freedman

Production Designer:

Earl Preston

Art Director:

Peter Hopkins (Set Decoration)

Costume Designer:

Estelle Leiter

Cast: Roles:

Karen Black
Christopher Plummer
Donald Pilon
Jean-Louis Roux
Yvette Brind’amour
Jacques Godin
Lee Broker
Terry Haig
Robin Gammell
Louise Rinfret
Julie Wildman
Marcel Fournier
Jacques Galipeau
Henry Gamer
Gerard Parkes
Bob Wyngaert

Elizabeth Lucy
Dt. Sgt. Jim Henderson
Dt. Sgt. Pierre Paquette
Keerson
Meg
Superintendent
Herbie Lafram
Jimmy
Worther
Sandra
Henderson’s Girlfriend