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Writers:
Narciso Ibáñez Serrador (screenplay)
Juan Tébar (story)
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Release Date:
1969 (Spain) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
One By One They Will Die! See more »
Plot:
Lilli Palmer owns and runs a school for wayward girls in France. Her absolute discipline has fostered a social order among the girls with rampant sex... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
3 wins See more »
User Reviews:
Excellent!!!! See more (44 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Lilli Palmer ... Sra. Fourneau
Cristina Galbó ... Teresa

John Moulder-Brown ... Luis (as John Moulder Brown)
Maribel Martín ... Isabelle
Mary Maude ... Irene
Cándida Losada ... Srta. Desprez
Pauline Challoner ... Catalina (as Pauline Challenor)
Tomás Blanco ... Pedro Baldie
Víctor Israel ... Brechard
Teresa Hurtado ... Andrea
María José Valero ... Elena
Conchita Paredes ... Susana
Ana María Pol ... Claudia
Mari Carmen Duque ... Julia (as María del Carmen Duque)
Paloma Pagés ... Cecilia
Sofía Casares ... Margarita
Blanca Sendino ... Cocinera
Clovis Dave ... Enrique
Frank Braña (as Francisco Braña)
Gloria Blanco ... Regina
Juana Azorín ... Lucía
Elisa Méndez ... María
María Elena Arpón ... Alumna

Maria Gustafsson ... Ingrid (as María Gustaffson)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pilar Calvo ... María (spanish version) (voice) (uncredited)
Elsa Fábregas ... Sra. Fourneau (spanish version) (voice) (uncredited)
Irene Guerrero de Luna ... Srta. Desprez (spanish version) (voice) (uncredited)
Mari Ángeles Herranz ... Andrea (spanish version) (voice) (uncredited)
Delia Luna ... Irene (spanish version) (voice) (uncredited)
Simón Ramírez ... Enrique (spanish version) (voice) (uncredited)
María Luisa Rubio ... Elena (spanish version) (voice) (uncredited)
Luisa Sala ... (uncredited)
Mayte Santamarina ... Margarita (spanish version) (voice) (uncredited)
Selica Torcal ... Catalina (spanish version) (voice) (uncredited)
Loreta Tovar ... Alumna (uncredited)

Directed by
Narciso Ibáñez Serrador 
 
Writing credits
Narciso Ibáñez Serrador (screenplay) (as Luis Peñafiel)

Juan Tébar (story) (as Juan Tebar)

Original Music by
Waldo de los Ríos 
 
Cinematography by
Manuel Berenguer (director of photography)
Godofredo Pacheco (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Mercedes Alonso 
Reginald Mills (uncredited)
 
Production Design by
Ramiro Gómez 
 
Art Direction by
Ramiro Gómez 
 
Set Decoration by
Ramiro Gómez 
 
Costume Design by
Víctor María Cortezo  (as Víctor Cortezo)
 
Makeup Department
José Echevarría .... assistant makeup artist
Carmen Martín .... makeup artist
Carmen Rodríguez .... assistant hair stylist (as Carmina Rodríguez)
Julián Ruiz .... key hair stylist
Carmen Sánchez .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Manuel Pérez .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mahnahén Velasco .... assistant director
Jaime Villate .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Rafael Ablanque .... second assistant set decorator (as Rafael Ablánquez)
Juan Gracia .... property master
Rafael Pérez Murcia .... assistant set decorator
 
Sound Department
Luis Castro .... foley artist
Enrique Molinero .... sound engineer
John Beaton .... sound re-recordist (uncredited)
Mike Tucker .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Don Deacon .... special effects
Wilfred Thompson .... special effects (as Wilf Thompson)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Juan Antonio Aguilar .... focus puller
Salvador Gil .... camera operator
Antonio Luengo .... still photographer
Luis Peña .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carmen de la Casa .... wardrobe
Manolita Iglesias .... assistant wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Marisa Hernández .... assistant editor (as María Luisa Hernández)
María Dolores Laguna .... assistant editor
Selwyn Petterson .... second assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Waldo de los Ríos .... conductor
 
Other crew
Alberto Berco .... production coordinator (as Alberto Berconsky)
Marisol Carnicero .... production secretary
Mari Ángeles Herranz .... dubbing supervisor (as Mª Ángeles Herranz)
José María Maldonado .... production assistant (as José Mª Maldonado)
Margarita Pardo .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La residencia" - Spain (original title)
"House of Evil" - USA (alternative title)
"The Boarding School" - International (English title)
"The Finishing School" - USA
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Runtime:
99 min | Australia:105 min (VHS)
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Contains the first ever close-up slow-motion murder in Spanish cinema history.See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Seventh Victim (1943)See more »

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Excellent!!!!, 16 September 2004
Author: lars7774 (lars7774@hotmail.com) from New York, NY

I saw this on a double-bill with Murders in the Rue Morgue back in the early 70s. According to IMDb, it was released in America in 1971, but I think I saw it later. Anyway, that year saw the release (in the US, at any rate) of two of the absolutely BEST horror movies of the decade: Daughters of Darkness and The House That Screamed. The comments are right about House being about sexual repression: whew! If you've only seen this on TV, YOU HAVEN'T SEEN IT!!!! Not that there's anything especially graphic in the film, but you just won't be able to "get" it. I keep hoping it'll come out on DVD: it is, in Spain, but I don't understand Spanish, and it doesn't have subtitles! VSOM sells it on tape, but it's p&s and just too dark. Why don't we start a write-in campaign to Blue Underground??? I just wanted to add my two cents: RUNDBAUCHDODO's comments are right-on. I will say this about the greenhouse murder: it's pretty creepy when the girl enters, but it's a real shocker when the murderer STANDS UP RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA!!!! Maybe it was done before, and it's probably been done since, but it's the first time I saw it and I've never forgotten it. In fact, it surprises me how much of this whole movie I remember -- and remember correctly!

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