Mephisto Waltz, The
When was the last time you were afraid? Really afraid? Brace yourself for the ultimate transplant...the human soul! The devil is in the music in this sleek and scary piece of movie necromancy - when a failed musician - turned-journalist (Alan Alda (M*A*S*H) interviews a reclusive aging pianst (Curt Jurgens, The Enemy Below), he doesn't realize he's being interviewed himself... to be the vessel for the Satanist's dying soul! Back in a youthful body, the pianist plans for a long life in the spotlight, but when the journalist's wife (Jacqueline Bisset, Bullit) realizes her husband's twice the man he used to be, she prepares to make his new life a living Hell! Television veteran Paul Wendkos (Cannon for Cordoba) directs the cult horror classic, based on the novel by Fred Mustard Stewart (The Norlis Tapes) with a screenplay by Ben Maddow (The Asphalt Jungle). The Stellar cast includes Barbara Parkins (Valley of the Dolls), Bradford Dillman (Chosen Survivors), Pamelyn Ferdin (the Beguiled, and William Windom (TV's The Farmer's Daughter).