Puppet Master: The Legacy
Puppet Master: The Legacy is a 2003 Direct-to-DVD horror film written by C. Courtney Joyner and David Schmoeller, and directed by Charles Band. It is the eighth film in the Puppet Master franchise, the sequel to 1994's Puppet Master 5: The Final Chapter, and stars Jacob Witkin as an elderly Peter Hertz (a character who appeared as a child in Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge) and Kate Orsini as a mercenary hired to confront Hertz for information regarding the magic puppeteer André Toulon used to animate his puppets. Most of the movie is made of flashbacks, that are actually scenes recycled from all the previous movies in the Puppet Master franchise.
The film begins with a rogue agent, Maclain, in one of the rooms in the Bodega Bay Inn, reading Toulon's diary, hoping to find some secret to the formula. The diary bursts into flames. As Maclain enters the basement, she finds a man named Eric Weiss talking to the last Toulon puppets: Blade, Pinhead, Jester, Tunneler, and Six-Shooter. Eric explains that he knew Toulon before he died, and that he swore he wouldn't pass it to anyone else. Maclain threatens Eric with a gun. Eric then takes out a tape recorder, and plays a recording that Toulon left him.
|author||C. Courtney Joyner|
|keywords||blade bodega bay inn cast and crew curse curse of the puppet master death diary elixir follow formula hotel green jester kill knee parapsychologist pinhead present day puppet master puppet master ii rogue agent six shooter soul transference tape recorder tape recording trap tunneler|
|producer||Kurt Iswarienko Matt Wolpert|
|publisher||Full Moon Features|