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Director:
Writers:
Edgar Allan Poe (story)
Cesare Mancini (adaptation)
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Release Date:
April 1966 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
They rise from dank coffins in the dead of night, murdering their victims in an orgy of slaughter! See more »
Plot:
An attorney arrives at a castle to settle the estate of its recently deceased owner. The owner's wife... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Lepers and Barbara Steele to boot! See more (29 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Walter Brandi ... Albert Kovac
Mirella Maravidi ... Corinne Hauff (as Marilyn Mitchell)

Barbara Steele ... Cleo Hauff
Alfredo Rizzo ... Dr. Nemek (as Alfred Rice)
Riccardo Garrone ... Joseph Morgan (as Richard Garrett)
Luciano Pigozzi ... Kurt, the servant (as Alan Collins)
Tilde Till ... Louise, the maid
Ennio Balbo ... Oskar Stinner - The paralytic (as Edward Bell)
Steve Robinson
René Wolf

Directed by
Massimo Pupillo  (as Ralph Zucker)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ruth Carter  adaptation
Cesare Mancini  adaptation
Romano Migliorini  screenplay
Romano Migliorini  story
Roberto Natale  screenplay
Roberto Natale  story
Edgar Allan Poe  story

Produced by
Francesco Merli .... producer (as Frank Merle)
Massimo Pupillo .... producer
Felix C. Ziffer .... executive producer
Ralph Zucker .... producer
 
Original Music by
Aldo Piga 
 
Cinematography by
Carlo Di Palma  (as Charles Brown)
 
Film Editing by
Mariano Arditi  (as Robert Ardis)
 
Set Decoration by
Frank Small 
 
Costume Design by
Serge Selig 
 
Makeup Department
Bud Dexter .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nick Berger .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Goffredo Salvatori .... sound engineer (as Geoffrey Sellers)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Albert Farrow .... camera operator
Theodore Kelly .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Mary Andrews .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Lawrence Lewis .... production secretary
Hilda Wendrow .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"5 tombe per un medium" - Italy (original title)
"Terror Creatures from the Grave" - Ireland (English title) (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
Italy:87 min | USA:85 min
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Trivia:
Director Massimo Pupillo wasn't satisfied with the final result of the film, and allowed the film's producer, Ralph Zucker, to take the director's credit instead even though Zucker hadn't directed any scenes. This has later led people to confuse Pupillo and Zucker for one another.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The town clerk keeps referring to Jeronimus Hauff as having died on May 2nd (at least in the English dub). However, the closeup of Hauff's tombstone gives the date as "2-4", which in European notation is April 2nd.See more »

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16 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Lepers and Barbara Steele to boot!, 22 March 2004
Author: rwagn from Columbus, Ohio

I originally caught this black and white thriller in 1966 on a double bill with the color Bloody Pit Of Horror and Terror Creatures made more of an impression on me. It has great atmosphere, graphic special effects makeup (for the time) and a wonderful soundtrack. If anything is lacking, the ending seems a bit rushed. I recommend the VHS version that Something Weird released a few years back. It is struck from an immaculate print and contains the European version of the movie-this includes a brief topless shot (unfortunately not of Babs Steele but she does emerge from her bath in a subsequent tantalizing scene.) The Alpha Video DVD release is taken from a rather scratchy print and is minus the nudity but is available for less than $6.00. This Italian shocker would be a welcome addition to any Euro film collection.

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