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Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1974)

Los ojos azules de la muñeca rota (original title)
An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins ... See full summary »

Director:

Carlos Aured

Writers:

Paul Naschy (story) (as Jacinto Molina), Paul Naschy (screenplay) (as Jacinto Molina) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Paul Naschy ... Gilles
Diana Lorys ... Claude
Eduardo Calvo ... Doctor Phillipe
Eva León ... Nicole (as Eva Leon)
Inés Morales Inés Morales ... Michelle (as Ines Morales)
Antonio Pica ... Inspector Pierre
Luis Ciges ... René
Pilar Bardem ... Caroline (as Pilar Barden)
Maria Perschy ... Ivette
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An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins slaughtering blonde, blue-eyed women - and leaving their eyeballs in a bowl of water. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

3 September 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The House of Doom See more »

Filming Locations:

Navacerrada, Madrid, Spain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Seventies Euro Slasher Whodunit
28 March 2011 | by Blaise_BSee all my reviews

A drifter takes a job as caretaker of an estate owned by three eccentric and beautiful sisters, all of whom are maimed either emotionally or physically by mysterious pasts. The guy, himself, has ominous flashbacks. Someone is going around murdering women to music that sounds like "I Dream of Jeannie," then cutting out their eyeballs. He/she--all you ever see of the killer is a pair of black gloves--wants their eyeballs. Is it the drifter, the doctor, the nurse, the cop, the sexpot, the invalid, or the bitter, maimed spinster? This Spanish film starring Paul Naschy is well filmed by the director of "Horror Rises From the Tomb." It knows how to build tension, use music, etc. Excellent use of old French kids' song. The ending is well worth sticking around for, unlike many Italian gialli that are stylish and thrilling, but anticlimactic. Some of the gore effects aren't so convincing and some of the plot points are laughably illogical, but these characteristics just add to the enjoyment. Watched it twice. Sexy, bloody fun.


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