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June 1966 (USA) See more »
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This Is Horror! See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Barbara Steele ... Veronica
John Karlsen ... Count von Helsing

Ian Ogilvy ... Philip
Mel Welles ... Ladislav Groper
Joe 'Flash' Riley ... The She-beast Witch (as Jay Riley)
Richard Watson ... Comrade Police Lieutenant
Edward B. Randolph ... Man on Scooter / Man wearing red sweater (as Ed Randolph)
Peter Grippe ... Policeman
Lucretia Love ... Groper's Niece (as Lucrezia Love)
Ennio Antonelli ... Truck Driver (as Tony Antonelli)
Kevin Welles ... Boy in Flashback
Woody Welles ... Boy at Cockfight
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles B. Griffith ... Policeman (uncredited)
F. Amos Powell ... Man in raincoast / Policeman (uncredited)
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Directed by
Michael Reeves  (as Mike Reeves)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
F. Amos Powell  uncredited
Michael Reeves  (as Michael Byron)

Produced by
Paul Maslansky .... producer (as Paul M. Maslansky)
Michael Reeves .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ralph Ferraro (US version)
Paul Ferris 
 
Cinematography by
Gioacchino Gengarelli  (as G. Gengarelli)
 
Film Editing by
Nira Omri 
 
Set Decoration by
Annabelle Webb 
 
Makeup Department
David Pollack .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charles B. Griffith .... second unit director (as Charles Griffith)
 
Art Department
Pete White .... property master
 
Sound Department
Nick Alexander .... sound editor
Lars Bloch .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mario Cimino .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Ralph Ferraro .... conductor (US version)
 
Other crew
Claudine Mallet .... script girl
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The She Beast" - UK (original title)
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Runtime:
79 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
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Certification:
Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | UK:X | USA:Not Rated
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In order to boost his start in movie-making, a good deal of Michael Reeves' own money covered most of the production costs.See more »
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Revealing mistakes: When drowning the witch using the dunking machine, the witch appears to be in no danger of drowning. The water never quite reaches her head.See more »
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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
historical curiosity, 11 September 2007
Author: (winner55) from United States

Very odd movie - part throwaway horror B-movie, part weird satire on life in communist Yugoslavia. The film-makers seem pretty sure the audience is teen-agers with hormones sizzling and are probably going to spend their entire time in the theater necking; so they don't bother giving us a whole film we can watch straight through.

There are some bits that border on amusing - like the Keystone-Cops tribute in the chase scene - as well as bits that promise something really adventurously scary - having a witch-monster attack a young boy watching a cock-fight offers real opportunities for thrills - which, unfortunately, never show up.

Finally, there's the doddering old man who saves the day; I really came to like this character and thought how wonderful it would have been had the whole movie been about him instead of the stupid tourists. But it's not.

Worth seeing as historical curiosity, otherwise don't bother.

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