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Dr. Strange (1978)

In Hell, where The Nameless One (David Hooks with the voice of Michael Ansara) must transfer his position and powers to his successor. Morganna Le Fay (Jessica Walters) has three days either to defeat the wizard or kill his successor.

Le Fay possesses a young woman named Clea Lake (Eddie Benton) and uses her as a weapon against Thomas Lindmer (John Mills), who is the “Sorcerer Supreme”. She pushes him off a bridge, and he appears to die, before slowly getting up and healing an injury with magic. His friend,Wong (Clyde Kusatsu), cares for him and locates Clea Lake for him.

As a result of the possession, Lake suffers from psychic aftereffects as well as being haunted in her dreams by le Fay, she ends up under the care of psychiatrist Dr. Stephen Strange (Peter Hooten) at the psychiatric hospital. Strange is the heir to his father’s potential to become Lindmer’s disciple and the next Sorcerer Supreme. Strange bears his father’s magical ring as a sign of this, and he has already sensed something wrong and shared Lake’s nightmare about the previous day’s events, but does not recognize what is going on.

Lindmer contacts Strange at the hospital and tells him that Clea cannot be helped with only medicine. Strange takes Lindmer’s card and is intrigued by the fact that Lindmer’s card bears the same symbol as his ring…

 

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