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Louis Edmonds


Gordon Russell


Henry Kaplan


May 8, 1969


May 1, 1969


Complete: Disc 78
Collection 14: Disc 2

We have 15 images of Dark Shadows 749

Magda prepares a potion for her curse on Quentin.

Synopsis Edit

Not even the bright dawn of a new day will dispel the terror of one man who lives in the great house at Collinwood. Quentin Collins has spent a sleepless night in his room. His has become an existence of uncertainty and fear. For he knows that in the Old House on the Collins estate two people are plotting his destruction.

New Dawn. Quentin is sleepless. Magda saw an old gypsy woman who agreed to help Count Petofi get rid of an enemy. He didn't pay her so the gypsy put this curse on the Count... and it is the same one Magda will put on Quentin. Magda saw what happened to him... to Count Petofi.

Edward reports to Quentin about Barnabas. Edward asks Quentin, "Are you going to keep carrying on about this ridiculous curse?" Quentin asks Edward for money, 10,000 dollars but Edward no longer has money: it is Judith who has it all now. He will promise to leave Collinwood if Judith will give him the money. Magda and Sandor arrive for Jenny’s body as she should be buried according to their customs. Jenny has already been buried. Sandor Vs Edward. The gypsies tell him Jenny's spirit will not rest.

Quentin falls asleep and hears Jenny’s voice, "I'm coming back to you." Quentin sees a doll appear in his room. He tells Edward but the doll is gone. Judith will get Evan Hanley to make Quentin’s deal legal. Quentin falls asleep again and we hear Edward’s voice. Magda is beating a tambourine.

In the dream there is a flash. Magda is in the dream and Sandor is, too. They take Quentin to the drawing room where Jenny's body is on display. They tell Quentin that she must be blessed by her murderer. He must kiss her. Magda tells him there is no hatred and no anger. Jenny's eyes open and she must give Quentin the kiss of death. She kisses him. Quentin screams. Quentin gets the money and goes to the Old House. Sandor wants the money, "Can we just look at it?" Quentin already thinks Jenny's ghost is haunting him and that that is the curse. Sandor puts the potion into Quentin's drink. Magda fakes that she is removing the curse. Quentin drinks on the deal. Magda throws the money back at him, revealing he just drank the curse.

Memorable quotes Edit

Edward: (to Quentin) Are you going to keep carrying on about this ridiculous curse?

Sandor: (about the money) Can we just look at it?

Dramatis personae Edit

Background information and notes Edit

Production Edit

  • No cast or crew members are credited.

Story Edit

  • First mention of Count Petofi. Many years ago an old gypsy woman placed a werewolf curse on Count Petofi. Count Petofi's first appearance is in 793 under the alias of 'Victor Fenn-Gibbon'.
  • Quentin wants $10,000 to buy Magda off. Which adjusted for inflation would be worth $280,000 in 2015.
  • DREAM SEQUENCE: Quentin is taunted by Magda and Sandor about Jenny's death.
  • GHOSTWATCH: Quentin hears Jenny's voice, and finds her doll which then disappears.
  • INTERNAL MONOLOGUE: Quentin: (recalling Edward's words).
  • TIMELINE: Day 292 begins, and will end in 751. The dawn of a new day at the start of this episode. Jenny was buried this morning. Judith will get the money for Quentin by mid-afternoon. Judith wants Quentin, Magda and Sandor gone by tonight. The curse will start tonight.

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