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Gli orrori del castello di Norimberga
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Director:
Writers:
Vincent Fotre (screenplay)
Vincent Fotre (story)
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Release Date:
27 October 1972 (USA) See more »
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SPECIAL NOTICE: The management disclaims any responsibility for patrons who suffer (A) APOPLECTIC STROKES, (B) CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGES, (C), or (D) FAINTING SPELLS during the shockingly gruesome scenes in this film. See more »
Plot:
A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Joseph Cotten ... Baron Otto von Kleist / Alfred Becker

Elke Sommer ... Eva Arnold

Massimo Girotti ... Dr. Karl Hummel
Rada Rassimov ... Christina Hoffmann
Antonio Cantafora ... Peter Kleist
Umberto Raho ... Inspector (as Humi Raho)
Luciano Pigozzi ... Fritz (as Alan Collins)
Dieter Tressler ... Mayor Dortmundt
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pilar Castel ... Madeleine, the doctor's assistant (uncredited)
Gustavo De Nardo ... Dr. Werner Hessler (uncredited)
Nicoletta Elmi ... Gretchen Hummel (uncredited)
Irio Fantini ... (uncredited)
Rolf Hädrich ... Auctioner (uncredited)
Kathy Leone ... Woman on the aircraft (uncredited)
Maurice Poli ... Land surveyor (uncredited)
Helena Ronee ... Elisabeth Hölle (uncredited)
Valeria Sabel ... Martha Hummel (uncredited)
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Directed by
Mario Bava 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Vincent Fotre  screenplay
Vincent Fotre  story

Produced by
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... executive producer
Alfredo Leone .... producer
 
Original Music by
Les Baxter (US version)
Stelvio Cipriani 
 
Cinematography by
Mario Bava (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Carlo Reali 
 
Art Direction by
Enzo Bulgarelli 
 
Makeup Department
Rossana Gigante .... hair stylist
Silvana Petri .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bruno Frascà .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lamberto Bava .... assistant director
 
Special Effects by
Franco Tocci .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Emilio Varriano .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
William A. Bairn .... script (US version)
Franco Tocci .... effects double: Baron Blood (uncredited)
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Gli orrori del castello di Norimberga" - West Germany (original title)
"The Torture Chamber of Baron Blood" - , USA (long title)
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Runtime:
Italy:98 min | USA:90 min | Argentina:92 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:M | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Germany:16 | Italy:VM14 | Netherlands:16 | Norway:16 (cut) | UK:15 (video rating) | USA:PG | USA:Unrated (uncut video version)
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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 »
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Continuity: The parchment with the incantation changes between different degrees of folding between shots.See more »
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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
A masterpiece in imagery, 8 February 1999

Mario Bava was above any star he could ever put into a film for he was the star of the film behind the camera. With the possible exception of Barbara Steele in Black Sunday, Bava's films are noted mostly for Bava's direction and Baron Blood is no exception. The acting in the film is competent, but what makes this a great horror film is the visual landscapes Bava paints for us, whether it is a sadistic caped killer rampaging the tiny streets of a dark European night filled with fog or the stately grandeur of the animated dead within the confines of the castle, Bava is an artist using colours like a Rembrandt or Picasso. Baron Blood is a gruesome film filled with genuine terror and it will scare because it is scary in both content and with its heavy mood looming throughout.

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