Paul Naschy plays a hunchback with below average intelligence who works at the morgue. He is in love with a sickly girl who happens to be the only person who is kind to him. Each day he brings her flowers until the day she dies. He never really accepts her death and believes she is just sleeping. The girl eventually ends up at the morgue where she is being prepared for burial. Naschy's character flips out at the desecration of the girls body and stabs and decapitates the men in the only scene of gore in the movie. The police begin to look for him. This is when the Hunchback meets up with a mad scientist who's work isn't accepted by the general society. The scientist promises the Hunchback that he would re-animate the girl's body if the Hunchback brings him fresh bodyparts from the graveyard and live victims. He uses the parts to create a monster.
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Permission was given to use a real corpse for the head-severing scene. However, Paul Naschy
) took two swigs of whiskey because he couldn't get past the first cut into the throat. A dummy head was used thereafter. See more
The German DVD from Anolis Entertainment has a commentary track with Paul Naschy. He says that the love scene between he and Elke was removed and burnt by the Spanish censor because they were fully nude. He claims that he had a hump with fake hair on top during this scene. The Anolis Entertainment DVD only shows a side view of a topless Elke. This is known as the 'alternate nude scene', and is included in the 'uncut international version'. The Anolis Entertainment DVD also includes the 'standard clothed version' of the love scene as an extra. See more
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