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L'iguana dalla lingua di fuoco (1971)

In Dublin, a young woman is brutally murdered in her home by a maniac that throws acid in her face and then slits her throat with a razor. Her mangled body is later discovered in the boot ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
... Detective John Norton
... Helen Sobiesky
... Ambassador Sobiesky
Arthur O'Sullivan ... Inspector Lawrence
... Marc Sobiesky
... The Ambassador's mistress
... Mandel
... Walter
Ruth Durley ... Norton's mother
... Mrs. Sobiesky
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In Dublin, a young woman is brutally murdered in her home by a maniac that throws acid in her face and then slits her throat with a razor. Her mangled body is later discovered in the boot of a limousine owned by the Swiss Ambassador Sobiesky. The Ambassador, who was the dead woman's lover, refuses to cooperate with the police due to his diplomatic immunity. John Norton, an ex-cop famed for his brutal working methods, is brought in to help and gets too deeply involved when he stars an affair with the Ambassador's beautiful step-daughter, Helen. Meanwhile, the brutal killings continue... Written by Anonymous

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24 August 1971 (Italy)  »

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La iguana de la lengua de fuego  »

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Want to get copy of this movie
30 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

This is not a review as I have not seen the movie but I worked on it as 3rd Assistant Director and also had a part as a barman opposite star Luigi Pistilli - all of 30 seconds. Would love to have a copy for posterity! Your reviewer was pretty accurate as to the gore. I was there when granny's cat got its throat cut in the fridge. I can also tell you a tale or two about the cast and the making of the movie. The whole thing was shot in 2 weeks on location in Dublin. One of the dead bodies in the boot of the car was a friend of mine. The car used in the final scene where the villain crashes through the window belonged to a friend of mine. We had to get it resprayed after that. If anyone can tell me where I can get a copy I would be truly grateful Regards - John McCormack


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