Writer Rick and his publisher Daniel Parks finally find the ideal location in Italy to shoot some photographs for Rick's Horror photo-novel when they come across an ideal spot. The ... See full summary »
In this final installment of the Blind Dead series, a doctor and his wife move to a small inhospitable coastal village where he plans to start a practice only to discover that undead demon-worshiping Templar Knights haunt the place.
Amando de Ossorio
In the 13th century there existed a legion of evil knights known as the Templars, who quested for eternal life by drinking human blood and committing sacrifices. Executed for their unholy ... See full summary »
Amando de Ossorio
María Elena Arpón
Four women spend the night in an old deserted sanitarium on a mountain. They each in turn fall into the the evil hands of a doctor who forces them to suck each others blood and to whip ... See full summary »
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Enrique López Eguiluz
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An English dubbed version of this film was released in the United States in 1973 as part of the "Orgy of the Living Dead" triple feature. The film was cut to approximately 75 minutes and re-titled "Fangs of the Living Dead." See more »
This movie is hard to describe as it tells the story of a woman returning to her ancestral home where, perhaps or perhaps not, she is related to a family of vampires, witches, and other nefarious persons/creatures. The film tries to make everything seem logical in the end as some kind of hoax to deprive this woman of her new worldly possessions(the castle, etc.), but it fails miserably because almost everything that happens in the end is devoid of any real logic. Sundry characters abound such as an uncle that looks younger than his niece( Anita Ekberg plays the prodigal daughter...more on her in a bit), a fiance and his bumbling lethario/comedian friend, a woman who lives in the castle, enjoys being whipped, and wears a dress two sizes too small thus having her breasts almost spill out, a village doctor who is always drunk and believes in vampire folklore, two sisters that run a local tavern...one anemic and very busty - the other even more heavily bossomed, and, lastly, the strongman servant. None of these folks are particularly adept at that skill we know as acting. Anita Ekberg goes through the paces with either some capricious smile or the look that she just saw a mouse. Ekberg and most of the female cast are nice looking, however. But a group of aging starlets wearing push-up bras does not a movie make. This film was directed by Amando de Ossorio, and you can see occasional(very occasional) flashes of brilliance in his direction. The castle used is creepy, and the film does have some good atmosphere in several scenes(although strained in most). Ossorio must have knew what kind of material he was working with here, because he uses some humour in the picture with the two characters of the fiance's friend and the doctor. The doctor is really the best thing, at least for me, that the film had to boast. But even the Blind Dead series director could not save a film like this. It literally is a sleeper....I felt the need to doze several times. If you can make sense of the plot, please let me know!
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