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Pyro... The Thing Without a Face (1964)

Fuego (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 22 January 1964 (USA)
A married man has a brief affair, then goes back to his wife and children. His jilted mistress, believing that if he had no more family he'd come back to her, sets fire to his house, hoping... See full summary »

Directors:

Julio Coll, Luis García (uncredited)

Writers:

Sidney W. Pink (story), Sidney W. Pink (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Barry Sullivan ... Vance Pierson
Martha Hyer ... Laura Blanco
Sherry Moreland Sherry Moreland ... Verna Pierson
Luis Prendes ... Police Inspector
Fernando Hilbeck ... Julio
Soledad Miranda ... Liz Frade
Carlos Casaravilla ... Frade
Paco Morán Paco Morán ... Doctor (as Francisco Moran)
Marisenka Marisenka ... Isabella Blanco
Hugo Pimentel ... Gaspar
Pilarin Gomez Pilarin Gomez ... Sally Pierson
Eric Chapman Eric Chapman
Roberto Llamas Roberto Llamas
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A married man has a brief affair, then goes back to his wife and children. His jilted mistress, believing that if he had no more family he'd come back to her, sets fire to his house, hoping to kill them. The man, unsuccessfully trying to rescue them, is horribly burned. After he undergoes an operation to reconstruct his face, he begins to plot his revenge against his former mistress. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Look at this "man" and BEWARE! There is nothing human about him except his desires! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Vincent Price was originally slated for the role of Vance Pierson. See more »

Goofs

In the living room of the house burned, the police inspector and Julio (both Spanish) talk to each other in English. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001) See more »

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An Evil MARTHA HYER In A Good Suspense Thriller !!!
25 October 2000 | by Kelt SmithSee all my reviews

Low budget, odd little movie has some chills, and good performances by MARTHA HYER and BARRY SULLIVAN. Laura Blanco (HYER) is a divorcee with a young daughter who has a fling with family man Vince Pierson (SULLIVAN). When his wife finds out, Vince tries to break off from Laura. She, however, has other ideas and believes that if Vince's wife & daughter are out of the way, she'll have him all to herself. Seeing Vince leave his house with wife & daughter still inside upstairs, Laura slips in and splashes gasoline around and sets the house ablaze. She even goes so far as to cut the water off, and attach a container of gasoline to the plumbing. Vince comes back and runs into the burning house to save his family. I can't say anymore without giving away the ending, but the rest is a pretty good thriller. HYER is very good as pure evil Laura. SULLIVAN also does well as Vince. In some ways this movie might remind you of FATAL ATTRACTION 20 years earlier. A stern warning to married men seeking greener pastures. This was one of AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL pictures, low on production dollars, and yet with its creepy plot, still a worthwhile thriller!!!


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

22 January 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Cold Wind from Hell See more »

Filming Locations:

Viveiro, Lugo, Galicia, Spain

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

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