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The Dead Are Alive (1972)

L'etrusco uccide ancora (original title)
A photographer on an archaeological expedition digging up Etruscan ruins in Italy begins to suspect that not all the Etruscans buried there are actually dead.

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Armando Crispino
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Cord ... Jason Porter
Samantha Eggar ... Myra Shelton
John Marley ... Nikos Samarakis
Nadja Tiller ... Leni Samarakis
Enzo Tarascio Enzo Tarascio ... Inspector Giuranna
Horst Frank ... Stephen
Enzo Cerusico Enzo Cerusico ... Alberto
Carlo De Mejo ... Igor Samarakis
Daniela Surina Daniela Surina ... Irene
Vladan Holec Vladan Holec ... Otello (as Vladan Milasinovic)
Christina von Blanc Christina von Blanc ... Velia (as Christiane Von Blank)
Mario Maranzana Mario Maranzana ... Sgt. Vitanza
Wendy D'Olive ... Giselle
Pier Luigi D'Orazio Pier Luigi D'Orazio ... Minelli
Ivan Pavicevac Ivan Pavicevac ... Policeman
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A photographer on an archaeological expedition digging up Etruscan ruins in Italy begins to suspect that not all the Etruscans buried there are actually dead.

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There's No Place To Hide When ... THE DEAD ARE ALIVE!


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 June 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dead Are Alive See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

70mm blow-up version released in Spain. See more »

Alternate Versions

Produced in both Italian and German versions with partly different crews. See more »

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zombie lovers beware
10 November 2009 | by Blue_MartianSee all my reviews

Just a quick note to all my fellow zombie aficionados out there.. the title of this movie is misleading. While the movie itself is not too bad, sadly there are no living dead here.

This movie is actually an early 1970's murder mystery, the dialogue at times is very dry, although not bad the whole way through. The directing is o.k however the editing is really quite sketchy (you know the kind where all the sudden an actor is in a new position instantly, or they've abruptly cut to a new scene.)

So if like me you planned on watching this to add another notch onto your undead movie collection belt let your search continue.


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