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19 November 1971 (Italy) See more »
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A famed jewel thief named Rochard is slashed to death on a train. His daughter Nicole, a famous nightclub performer in Paris... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A really fun giallo that is more than a little of a fishy tale See more (14 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Frank Wolff ... Dr. Robert Matthews
Nieves Navarro ... Nicole Rochard (as Susan Scott)
Simón Andreu ... Michel Aumont (as Simon Andreu)
Carlo Gentili ... Inspector Baxter
George Rigaud ... Captain Lenny
José Manuel Martín ... Smith (as J. Manuel Martin)
Fabrizio Moresco ... Bergson
Luciano Rossi ... Hallory
Claudie Lange ... Vanessa Matthews
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Osvaldo Genazzani ... Jack (uncredited)
Manuel Muñiz ... Philip (uncredited)
Rachela Pamenti ... Peggy (uncredited)
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Directed by
Luciano Ercoli 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ernesto Gastaldi  screenplay
Ernesto Gastaldi  story
Mahnahén Velasco  screenplay (as May Velasco)
Mahnahén Velasco  story (as May Velasco)
Dino Verde 

Produced by
Luciano Ercoli .... producer
Alberto Pugliese .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stelvio Cipriani 
 
Cinematography by
Fernando Arribas 
 
Film Editing by
Angelo Curi 
 
Art Direction by
Osanna Guardini 
 
Set Decoration by
Juan Alberto Soler  (as Juan Alberto)
 
Costume Design by
Osanna Guardini 
 
Makeup Department
Franco Di Girolamo .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Antonio Negri .... production manager
Giuliano Principato .... unit production manager
Isidre Prous .... unit production manager (as Isidro Prous)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mahnahén Velasco .... assistant director (as May Velasco)
 
Art Department
Giuseppe Scalisi .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Raffaele Benedetti .... sound recordist
Amedeo Casati .... sound
Romano Pampaloni .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Antonio Molina .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alessandro D'Eva .... director of photography: second unit
 
Editorial Department
Maria Pia Appetito .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Luca di Silverio .... soundtrack album producer
Nora Orlandi .... vocal soloist
 
Other crew
María Teresa Font .... production secretary
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La morte cammina con i tacchi alti" - Italy (original title)
"Death Stalks on High Heels" - Hong Kong (English title) (premiere title)
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Italy:105 min | Spain:98 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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70mm blow-up version released in Spain.See more »

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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
A really fun giallo that is more than a little of a fishy tale, 20 February 2006
Author: christopher-underwood from Greenwich - London

A really fun giallo that is more than a little of a fishy tale. We get a strange seller of fish on the beach, always popping up, an extraordinary attempt at erotic fish eating and absolutely masses of red herrings. But aside from all that this is a most convoluted tale where nobody could predict the outcome, let alone the hilarious pair from Scotland Yard. Indeed more humour than usual in this slightly longer than usual sparkling giallo. Not filled with killings but when they come they are most effective and explicit, and the sexiness of the opening with the Crazy Horse setting continues throughout, mainly thanks to Nieves Navarro. Opening in Paris then, we move to London, some fine night shots near The Windmill, and finally to 'the countryside, which I had always assumed to be somewhere in the UK but, the clue is in the co-production status and is I learn in fact Spain. Highly recommended.

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