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Pyro... The Thing Without a Face (1964)

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A married man has a brief affair, then goes back to his wife and children. His jilted mistress, believing that if he had no more family he'd come back to her, sets fire to his house, hoping... See full summary »

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Vance Pierson
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Laura Blanco
Sherry Moreland ...
Verna Pierson
Luis Prendes ...
Police Inspector
Fernando Hilbeck ...
Julio
Soledad Miranda ...
Liz Frade
Carlos Casaravilla ...
Frade
Paco Morán ...
Doctor (as Francisco Moran)
Marisenka ...
Isabella Blanco
Hugo Pimentel ...
Gaspar
Pilarin Gomez ...
Sally Pierson
Eric Chapman
Roberto Llamas
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A married man has a brief affair, then goes back to his wife and children. His jilted mistress, believing that if he had no more family he'd come back to her, sets fire to his house, hoping to kill them. The man, unsuccessfully trying to rescue them, is horribly burned. After he undergoes an operation to reconstruct his face, he begins to plot his revenge against his former mistress. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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PURE FEMALE every gorgeous inch of her...yet the strange desire that feeds on her cannot be quenched by love alone! See more »

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Vincent Price was originally slated for the role of Vance Pierson. See more »

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In the living room of the house burned, the police inspector and Julio (both Spanish) talk to each other in English. See more »

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Referenced in Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001) See more »

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Enthralling film, great suspense and actors!
10 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

Engineer Vance Pierson moves to Spain, where he will oversee the construction of his invention: a generator shaped like a ferris wheel. He meets a desperate young woman, Laura, who is trying to burn down her home for the insurance money she so badly needs. He stops the woman and they become passionate lovers. But soon Vance wants to end the affair he's having with Laura and go back to his wife and daughter. The jilted mistress flares up into a jealous rage and gets revenge on Vance...and he makes it his mission in life to get his own revenge on her. Barry Sullivan and Martha Hyer are excellent as the leads. Cult star Soledad Miranda appears as Liz, the daughter of a carnival worker, who falls for a mysterious older man. This was the first movie to have a $50 million set (Spain's Belesar Dam). Additionally, it was the first horror suspense movie filmed in Spain. It also was the first movie ever to be filmed in the province of Galicia, which is in northern Spain.


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