A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had burned at the stake. Peter reads aloud the incantation that causes Baron Blood to return and continue his murderous tortures. Written by
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He sought the ultimate in HUMAN AGONY... with instruments of TORTURE ghastly beyond belief!
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At first Vincent Price was approached to star in the production but Price declined. Then Ray Milland was considered, however Milland was unable to travel to the shoot. Finally veteran actor Joseph Cotton was suggested and to Bava's surprise Cotton accepted the role. See more
At the airport the uniformed airline employee greeting passengers at the base of the portable stairway suddenly disappears between shots. See more