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The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)

La notte che Evelyn uscì dalla tomba (original title)
A wealthy pervert lures beautiful young women to his castle so he can have his way with them.

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(as Emilio P. Miraglia)

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Complete credited cast:
Anthony Steffen ...
Lord Alan Cunningham
Marina Malfatti ...
Gladys Cunningham
Enzo Tarascio ...
George Harriman (as Rod Murdock)
...
Dr. Richard Timberlane
Umberto Raho ...
Farley
Roberto Maldera ...
Albert
Joan C. Davis ...
Aunt Agatha (as Joan C. Davies)
Erika Blanc ...
Susie
Ettore Bevilacqua ...
Il custode del cimitero
Brizio Montinaro ...
(as Montinaro Brizio)
Maria Teresa Tofano ...
Polly (as M. Teresa Toffano)
Paola Natale
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Storyline

A wealthy English lord is suffering a mental breakdown following the death of his red-headed wife, Evelyn, whom he feared was cheating on him. He tours local bars and dives, scouring for lovely red-heads willing to come back to his decaying castle in the country, where he seduces them, then tortures and kills them. His friend the doctor talks him into marrying again to help heal his slowly-rotting mind, which he does--but are the doctor's orders really what he needs? Written by EllenRipley112

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The worms are waiting. See more »

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Horror | Mystery

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18 August 1971 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave  »

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Trivia

A heavily censored version used to be shown late nights on American TV under the title "Evelyn Raises The Dead". See more »

Goofs

When Alan is using a torch in the tomb, the motion of the light from the torch does not match the motion of the torch, indicating that the light was supplemented by an off-camera light. See more »

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References Diabolique (1955) See more »

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Sexy,stylish and compelling Italian giallo.
30 June 2006 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Alan is a rich playboy haunted by the memory of red-headed Evelyn, his dead and unfaithful wife.He brings red haired prostitutes to his gloomy castle where they are whipped and killed.But when he marries Gladys,the terrible things begins to happen:his brother-in-law Albert is buried alive,aunt Agatha is fed to the foxes and Evelyn herself seems to pop out of her crypt with a sexy body and grinning skull face.1971's "The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave" is an enjoyable and stylish giallo with lovingly-photographed murders and plenty of sleaze.Every killing is associated with nudity and there is a lot of Gothic mood throughout.The location sets including a decrepit castle,a shadowy mausoleum and a sinister torture dungeon are truly creepy.The film is worth seeing for Erika Blanc's sensuous coffin striptease alone.9 out of 10.Fans of Italian gialli should give it a look!


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