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The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)

Perché quelle strane gocce di sangue sul corpo di Jennifer? (original title)
Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise apartment after the previous tenant gets brutally murdered. Pretty soon Jennifer is ... See full summary »

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(as Anthony Ascott)

Writers:

(screenplay) (as Ernesto Gastaldy), (story) (as Ernesto Gastaldy)
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Cast

Cast overview:
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Jennifer Lansbury
George Hilton ...
Andrea Barto
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Sheila Heindricks
Paola Quattrini ...
Marilyn Ricci
Giampiero Albertini ...
Commissioner Enci
Franco Agostini ...
Redi - commissioner assistant
Oreste Lionello ...
Arthur
Ben Carra ...
Ex-Marito Di Jennifer
Carla Brait ...
Mizar Harrington
Gianni Pulone ...
Waiter
Carla Mancini
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Professor Isaacs, Sheila's father
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Storyline

Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise apartment after the previous tenant gets brutally murdered. Pretty soon Jennifer is being stalked by the mysterious killer. Probable suspects include a predatory lesbian neighbor, a weird old woman and her deformed son, and even the building's handsome architect who suffers from a severe blood phobia. Written by Woodyanders

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The killer slices without mercy!

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Mystery | Thriller

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Release Date:

4 August 1972 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

The Case of the Bloody Iris  »

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(Westrex Sound System)

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 60726 delivered on 25-7-1972. See more »

Quotes

Commissioner Enci: A pretty girl is never ridiculous.
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References The Decameron (1971) See more »

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How To Solve a Headcase
5 May 2016 | by (Guernsey) – See all my reviews

The more so-called "giallos" you watch, the harder you feel the mighty power of Uncle Yawn – it's Groundhog Day again, with scalpel-wielding headcases, slapped faces, catholic chicks in heat, boobs alert, and another cheeeeesy screenplay fusing the spirit of an imbecile Hercule Poirot with the advanced aesthetics of the busty clip. This time two super-bimbos rent a flat in an apartment complex where a psycho killer hunts ... yo, man, super-bimbos! And the mounting tension indeed leads to some equally puzzling and disturbing questions: Why does Uruguayan coat-tree George Hilton always look like he flew in from Stepford? Was Bruno Nicolai's flatulent jingling originally composed for a Walmart Italia commercial? Did scriptwriter Ernesto Gastaldi really laugh so maniacally all the way to the bank? And why the heck is that pale brunette from the bunny dept. in every second fiasco, pardon me, giallo? Now, folks, that's a damn lot of red herrings.


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