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Cauldron of Blood (1970)

El coleccionista de cadáveres (original title)
A blind sculptor works on his magnum opus unaware that the skeletons he has been using for armatures are the remains of the victims of his evil wife and that he is the next target.

Director:

Edward Mann

Writers:

John Melson (screenplay), Edward Mann (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jean-Pierre Aumont ... Claude Marchand
Boris Karloff ... Franz Badulescu
Viveca Lindfors ... Tania Badulescu
Rosenda Monteros ... Valerie
Milo Quesada ... Shanghai
Dyanik Zurakowska ... Elga (as Dianik Zurakowska)
Rubén Rojo ... Pablo (as Ruben Rojo)
Jacqui Speed Jacqui Speed ... Pilar
Mercedes Rojo Mercedes Rojo ... Gypsy Queen
Mary Lou Palermo Mary Lou Palermo ... Stewardess
Manuel de Blas ... Lenny
Eduardo Coutelenq Eduardo Coutelenq ... Domingo (as Eduardo Coutelen)
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Storyline

A blind sculptor works on his magnum opus unaware that the skeletons he has been using for armatures are the remains of the victims of his evil wife and that he is the next target.

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Details

Country:

UK | Spain | USA

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1 August 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blind Man's Bluff See more »

Filming Locations:

Estudios Roma, Madrid, Spain See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Blu-ray)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The soundtrack for this film was used as incidental music for Filmation Studios live-action series "Shazam!" as well as the Filmation-produced animated Star Trek series. See more »

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Featured in Slumber Party '57 (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Blindman's Bluff
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By Bob Harris
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KARLOFF REPLACED CLAUDE RAINS IN THIS PICTURE!
7 March 2003 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Producer Robert D Weinbach originally wanted Claude Rains for the role of Badulescu, but due to Rains's illness, he was replaced by Karloff. Originally titled Blind Man's Bluff, the film was shot in and around Madrid. Filming began in Februrary 1967 and lasted almost three months. Karloff was in ill health himself, but never wanted to give up acting and worked in his craft until he died in 1968. Karloff worked hard as a laborer and even a truck driver between acting roles when he was first starting out in Canada and knew what it was to miss a few meals. Karloff made this film a classic and it will be viewed and talked about from generation to generation whether we like it or NOT!


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