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The Murder Clinic (1966)

La lama nel corpo (original title)
Patients and staff of an isolated mental hospital are being killed off by a hooded maniac who stalks the halls.

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(as Michael Hamilton)

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(as Julian Berry), (as Martin Hardy) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Dr. Robert Vance
Françoise Prévost ...
Gisèle de Brantome
Mary Young ...
Lizabeth Vance
Barbara Wilson ...
Mary
Philippe Hersent ...
Marc de Brantome
Harriet Medin ...
Sheena (as Harriet White)
Germano Longo ...
Ivan (as Grant Laramy)
Massimo Righi ...
Fred (as Max Dean)
Delfi Mauro ...
Laura, Lizabeth's Sister (as Delphine Maurin)
Anna Maria Polani ...
Janey, hospital patient (as Ann Sherman)
Rossella Bergamonti ...
Katty, a nurse (as Patricia Carr)
William Gold ...
Walter
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Patients and staff of an isolated mental hospital are being killed off by a hooded maniac who stalks the halls.

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Bloodletter! Bone-chilling! The thing is subhuman and it has a knife!

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Horror

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Release Date:

17 March 1966 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Revenge of the Living Dead  »

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(re-release) (1972) | (re-release) (1968)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Seen on Pittsburgh's CHILLER THEATER in 1979
28 April 2011 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

"The Murder Clinic" (1966) is a fairly obscure Italian-French Gothic that first aired on Pittsburgh's CHILLER THEATER in 1979, and repeated only once four years later. It was also part of a notorious triple bill that frequented drive ins in the early 70's (under the name REVENGE OF THE LIVING DEAD), shown with CURSE OF THE LIVING DEAD (Mario Bava's KILL, BABY, KILL!) and FANGS OF THE LIVING DEAD (Amando De Ossorio's MALENKA, NIECE OF THE VAMPIRE). The print I have runs 83 minutes and looks to be a third generation copy, with English dialogue and foreign subtitles. William Berger, later the star of Mario Bava's "5 Dolls for an August Moon" (1970), plays the handsome doctor working on skin grafts that all the women swoon over, with a jealous invalid for a wife, and a mysterious woman on the third floor who refuses to see or be seen by anyone. Murder by razor plagues the clinic, but only one victim is completely innocent of her fate. Nothing terribly memorable, but fondly recalled in the 30 years since. The blonde actress who plays the nurse Mary is not the same brunette Barbara Wilson who appeared in 1957's "Blood of Dracula" and 1962's "The Flesh Eaters."


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