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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 ...
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Julio
Soledad Miranda ...
Liz Frade
Carlos Casaravilla ...
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Paco Morán ...
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Marisenka ...
Isabella Blanco
Hugo Pimentel
Pilarin Gomez
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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22 January 1964 (USA)  »

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A Cold Wind from Hell  »

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ESP 6,624,192 (Spain)
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This film bombed in America, but was a blockbuster overseas with it's alternative title "Phantom of the Ferris Wheel". 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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Scared the hell out of me
14 February 2004 | by (Hercules, Ca) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie one Saturday night on Creature Features when I was about 10-years-old and it scared the hell out of me. I had to climb in bed and sleep with my mother for the rest of the night. I didn't scare easily, I had watched The Exorcist, The Omen and every other horror movie of that day, but this one did it to me. It was the shot where Barry Sullivan reveals his face and it is burned and scarred. It truly was a scary moment for me. I bought the DVD a few years ago and rewatched it. I was 35 and didn't have to go sleep with my mother, but it was still creepy. This is a pretty good movie to seek out. Even 25 years later it still had the ability to creep me out.


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