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Nella stretta morsa del ragno (1971)

R | | Horror | 1975 (USA)
The journalist Alan Foster makes a bet than he can spend one night at the haunted Blackwood Castle. As he learns, the rumors of ghosts at the castle are indeed true. On All Soul's Eve the ... See full summary »

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Alan Foster
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Elisabeth Blackwood
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Peter Carsten ...
Dr. Carmus
Silvano Tranquilli ...
William Perkins
Karin Field ...
Julia
Raf Baldassarre ...
Herbert
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Elsie Perkins (as Irina Malewa)
Enrico Osterman ...
Lord Thomas Blackwood
Marco Bonetti ...
Maurice
Vittorio Fanfoni
Carla Mancini
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The journalist Alan Foster makes a bet than he can spend one night at the haunted Blackwood Castle. As he learns, the rumors of ghosts at the castle are indeed true. On All Soul's Eve the ghosts of the castle search for blood to tide them over for another year. In the castle Foster meet and fall in love with Elizabeth Blackwood. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Disi örümcegin pençesinde  »

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Director Antonio Margheriti filmed this story six years earlier as Castle of Blood (1964). See more »

Quotes

Alan Foster: Ah, I'm most terribly sorry, but your brother told me that the castle was uninhabited.
Elisabeth Blackwood: Oh, well; because y'see, as far as he's concerned...
[pregnant pause]
Elisabeth Blackwood: ... I'm dead.
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Beautifully photographed Gothic horror story.
4 March 2005 | by (Murfreesboro, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

Although I haven't seen CASTLE OF BLOOD, the earlier film version of this movie. I can still say that it was beautifully photographed, and painfully atmospheric. Which is a good thing. I picked this film up in a 20 movie- 10 DVD boxed set titled NIGHTMARES FROM THE CRYPT. From what I hear, this movie was extremely rare to come by. I'm glad to see that it has a new DVD release. I say stop by Sam Goody, pick up the boxed set for $30 and have a horror film weekend with some friends. And be sure to watch this film first, with all the lights off. You'll love it. Now, I'm going to go pick up CASTLE OF BLOOD so I can compare. Have fun!


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