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Bluebeard (1972)

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A World War I pilot whom everybody envies as a "ladykiller" actually is one - after he beds the women he's after, he murders them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Kurt Von Sepper
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The singer
Nathalie Delon ...
Erika
Marilù Tolo ...
Brigitt
Karin Schubert ...
Greta
Agostina Belli ...
Caroline
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The prostitute
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Anne
Edward Meeks ...
Sergio
Doka Bukova ...
Rosa
Jean Lefebvre ...
Greta's Father
Erica Schramm ...
Greta's Mother
Karl-Otto Alberty ...
Von Sepper's Friend (as Karl Otto Alberty)
Kurt Großkurth ...
Von Sepper's Friend (as Kurt Grosskurth)
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Storyline

Baron von Sepper is an Austrian aristocrat noted for his blue-toned beard, and his appetite for beautiful wives. His latest spouse, an American beauty named Anne, discovers a vault in his castle that's filled with the frozen bodies of several beautiful women. When confronted with this slight oddity, Bluebeard explains to Anne that he found an easier alternative to divorce when he grew bored with his previous wives. In order to avoid being Bluebeard's next frozen bride, Anne must find a way to outwit her murderous hubby. Written by Leo Urbina

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He had a WAY with the world's most beautiful, most seductive, most glamorous women ...he did AWAY with them. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Release Date:

1 September 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Barba Azul  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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The speaking voices of almost all the European actresses in the film were re-voiced by Annie Ross of the famous jazz vocalese group Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. See more »

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Words Fail Me
28 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's almost impossible to find the words to describe exactly how bad this film is. Or to describe how much fun it was to watch. Bluebeard is the story of a German Baron (Richard Burton) who has a, well, blue beard. When Joey Heatherington finds out that he has killed a series of wives and hidden the bodies she realizes that she is next. In attempt to delay the inevitable she gets the Baron to tell his story. What follows is a primer in how not to pick a girl.

The dialogue is phony, the accents are terrible but the women are all beautiful and (at least partially) disrobed. Maybe not the intent but this movie is a great example of a 1970's campy sex movie.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.


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