A sadistic count tortures and murders his unfaithful wife and her lover, then removes their hearts from their bodies. Years later, the count remarries and the new wife experiences nightmares and hauntings. The ghosts of the slain return to exact their bloody revenge, until their hearts are destroyed.
A mad, sadistic scientist on the loose!
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Did You Know?
Director Mario Caiano
stated that Nightmare Castle was born out of his passion for actress Barbara Steele
and the Gothic genre, a style which he began to love between 1943 and '44 when he first read Edgar Allan Poe
's work. Caiano said that he was not influenced by director Mario Bava
, and did not remember seeing his films at the time with the possible exception of Black Sunday
(1960). See more
Dr. Stephen Arrowsmith
[to Muriel Arrowsmith
I've asked you before not to come down to my laboratory while I'm busy with my experiments.
The uncut dubbed version is called "Night of the Doomed", and runs 97m. See more
Composed by Ennio Morricone See more