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Terror of the Living Dead (1973)
"La orgía de los muertos" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  September 1975 (USA)
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Paul Naschy plays a supporting role as a deranged gravedigger in this zombie movie, set in a small highland village in 19th-century Scotland, where a stranger's arrival to claim an ... See full summary »

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Stelvio Rosi ...
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Maria Pia Conte ...
Nadia Mihaly
Dyanik Zurakowska ...
Doris Droila (as Dianick Zorakowska)
Pasquale Basile ...
The detective (as Pasquale Pasile)
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Professor Leon Droila
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Mary
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José Cárdenas ...
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Carla Mancini
Alessandro Perrella
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Isarco Ravaioli ...
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Igor
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Paul Naschy plays a supporting role as a deranged gravedigger in this zombie movie, set in a small highland village in 19th-century Scotland, where a stranger's arrival to claim an inheritance is met with apocalyptic visions and other evil omens. The town unearths a crypt full of horrors, including a devil-worshipping coven and throngs of the living dead. Written by Ørnås

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ESP 9,529,718 (Spain)
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Paul Naschy had to play a secondary role as Igor the gravedigger because he was acting in another movie being shot at the exact same time. See more »

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They are dead, Inspector.
26 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would imagine that many, as I, watched this film because of Paul Naschy. He has a supporting part as a gravedigger. For Naschy completists, it is essential. For others, it probably would deserve a pass as it it unremarkable.

It opens with a Gothic sound and tone, and the washed out color contributes to the feel. Just what is happening is not very clear.

There is plenty of nudity, but there is also some gory nudity, especially where Igor (Naschy) is concerned.

The ending features zombies, and a walking Naschy with a knife in his chest, and a mad doctor.

Naschy was great, as was Stelvio Rosi and Dyanik Zurakowska.


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