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Fabio Pittorru (screenplay) &
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1976 (USA) See more »
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Cast

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Barbara Bouchet ... Kitty Wildenbrück
Ugo Pagliai ... Martin Hoffmann
Marina Malfatti ... Franziska Wildenbrück
Marino Masé ... Police Inspector
Pia Giancaro ... Rosemary (as Maria Pia Giancaro)

Sybil Danning ... Lulu Palm
Nino Korda ... Herbert Zieler
Fabrizio Moresco ... Peter
Rudolf Schündler ... Tobias Wildenbrück (as Rudolf Schindler)
Maria Antonietta Guido
Carla Mancini
Bruno Bertocci ... Hans, Spring Director
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sisto Brunetti ... Policeman (uncredited)
Dolores Calò ... Dress-Fitter at Fashion House (uncredited)
Nestore Cavaricci ... Policeman (uncredited)
Alfonso Giganti ... Fashion studio boss (uncredited)

Directed by
Emilio Miraglia  (as Emilio P. Miraglia)
 
Writing credits
Fabio Pittorru (screenplay) &
Emilio Miraglia (screenplay) (as Emilio P. Miraglia)

Fabio Pittorru (idea)

Produced by
Elio Di Pietro .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Bruno Nicolai 
 
Cinematography by
Alberto Spagnoli 
 
Film Editing by
Romeo Ciatti 
 
Production Design by
Lorenzo Baraldi 
 
Costume Design by
Lorenzo Baraldi 
 
Makeup Department
Iolanda Conti .... hair stylist (as Jolanda Conti)
Giulio Natalucci .... makeup artist
 
Art Department
Ignazio Signoriello .... assistant production designer
 
Sound Department
Fiorenzo Magli .... sound engineer
Umberto Picistrelli .... sound engineer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Franco Bruni .... camera operator
Cesare Venturini .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Gabriele Ingafù .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Luca di Silverio .... soundtrack album producer
Bruno Nicolai .... conductor
 
Other crew
Giuseppe Bruno Bossio .... production secretary
Michele Figazzaro .... assistant production secretary
Graziella Marsetti .... script supervisor
Sandro Testa .... assistant production secretary
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La dama rossa uccide sette volte" - Italy (original title)
"Blood Feast" - USA (dubbed version)
"Feast of Flesh" - USA (recut version)
"The Corpse Which Didn't Want to Die" - USA
"The Red Queen Kills 7 Times" - International (English title) (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
100 min | Germany:78 min (cut version) | Greece:89 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia:
The department where Martin Hoffmann lives is the same department where Mr. and Mrs. Wardh live in Blade of the Ripper (1971).See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in New Year's Evil (1980)See more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
She's a killer queen!, 4 March 2012
Author: Red-Barracuda from Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

This was the second giallo Emilio Miraglia directed after the previous year's The Night Evelyn Came Out Of The Grave. In fact it was the last movie he ever directed. On the evidence of this film that is a criminal waste because The Red Queen Kills 7 Times really is a terrific giallo. Like its predecessor, this one mixes the giallo format with neo-Gothic elements; in this case an old castle replete with a crypt populated with rats and bats, as well as a legend about an evil supernatural killer. This Gothic material is combined with a super-chic contemporary setting, where we have a fashion house populated with a selection of gorgeous girls. This set-up gives the movie a slightly different angle to most others in the genre and Miraglia makes full use of both the Gothic and the giallo conventions.

The plot is as complex as you should expect from these flicks. It is basically about two sisters who grow up in a castle. An old painting shows two other warring sisters, the evil one being the dark haired Red Queen -a girl who returns from the dead every hundred years on murderous rampages. Of course the little girls grow up and the Red Queen mysteriously appears and starts a series of killings.

It has to be said that this film has a truly awesome killer. The Red Queen has to be one of the greatest cinematic serial killers ever conceived. This sexy black haired woman in flowing red gown and scary voice is a very inspired creation indeed. She commits a series of murders of course. They aren't the most graphic of killings but they are very varied. Most original being death by fence pole, while the scene where someone is dragged through the streets by car was repeated several years later in Dario Argento's Deep Red. Aside from this, the cinematography is as lovely as you may expect from a film like this, with great widescreen compositions that make full use of both the Gothic locations as well as the modern interiors. And last but certainly not least there is an assortment of gorgeous Euro actresses to savour. Barbara Bouchet leads the picture and, as always, is phenomenal; sexy and sympathetic, she truly was one of the very best actresses working in Italy in the 70's. Also of particular note is Sybil Danning as a bad girl femme fatale.

For Euro cult viewers you just cannot go wrong here. It's definitely a very memorable entry in the giallo sub-genre.

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