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The Swamp of the Ravens (1974)

El pantano de los cuervos (original title)
A doctor who believes death is not the end,and will go to any length to prove that.

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Cast overview:
Ramiro Oliveros ...
Dr. Frosta (as Raymond Oliver)
Marcia Bichette ...
Simone
Fernando Sancho ...
Inspector
Antonia Mas ...
Dr. Moore (as Toni Mas)
Bill Harrison ...
Dr. Krojer
César Carmigniani ...
Inspector's Assistant (as Cesar Carmichael)
Marcos Molina ...
Richard (as Mark Mollin)
Gaspar Bacigalupi ...
Police Coroner (as Gaspar Galupi)
...
Frosta's Assistant (as Domingo Valdi)
Melba Centeno ...
(as Melba Senta)
Marcos Navas 'Cartucho' ...
(as Marcos Nova)
Fabiola Vallejo ...
(as Fay Valls)
Mónica Jurado
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A doctor who believes death is not the end,and will go to any length to prove that.

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7 September 1975 (USA)  »

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2.35 : 1
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The birds in the film are vultures or buzzards, not the titular ravens. See more »

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Dr. Frosta: Science demands many victims to advance itself.
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Weird Swampy Gothic Euro Horror Sleaze
17 October 2012 | by (NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

"Swamp Of The Ravens" is a very unusual piece of 1970's Euro Cult Cinema. It's story is one that was all all too familiar several decades before this came out. A doctor who has been banished from his hospital for crossing both moral and scientific barriers decides to strike out on his own and continue with his experiments. Except there is no Gothic castle here. Instead his laboratory is located in a shack surrounded by a swamp filled with the doctors used cadavers - which may be why all those ravens are hanging around it. There are some grisly sequences including what looks like a genuine autopsy - not stock footage but instead one which seems to have been performed especially for this film, with the actors present. Add some hazy performances, atrocious dubbing, a couple lepors, and a semi sadistic romance with just a touch of necrophilia - and presto! You have a crowd pleasing 1970's Euro Sleaze Extravaganza!


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