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La polizia chiede aiuto (1974)

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Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.

Director:

Massimo Dallamano

Writers:

Massimo Dallamano (screenplay), Ettore Sanzò (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Giovanna Ralli ... Asst. DA Vittoria Stori
Claudio Cassinelli ... Insp. Silvestri
Mario Adorf ... Insp. Valentini
Franco Fabrizi ... Bruno Paglia
Farley Granger ... Mr. Polvesi
Marina Berti ... Mrs. Polvesi
Paolo Turco ... Marcello Tosti
Corrado Gaipa Corrado Gaipa ... DA
Micaela Pignatelli ... Rosa
Ferdinando Murolo Ferdinando Murolo ... Sgt. Giardina
Salvatore Puntillo Salvatore Puntillo ... Napoli
Eleonora Morana ... Polvesi's Housemaid
Sherry Buchanan ... Silvia Polvesi (as Cheryl Lee Buchanan)
Roberta Paladini ... Patrizia Valentini
Luigi Antonio Guerra Luigi Antonio Guerra ... Reporter
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Storyline

Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Just another suicide until the police discovered...A bloody bathroom. A maniac with a cleaver. A schoolgirl sex ring.


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

18 March 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

What Have They Done to Your Daughters? See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Primex Italiana See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Farley Granger's voice was dubbed by another actor in the English language version. See more »

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In the scene when Cassinelli and Ralli are looking at a strip of film footage, they repeatedly stop the projector to pause on a singleframe. However, the shadow of the projector planly reveals that it is still rolling. See more »

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Exciting Giallo/Police Procedural
8 August 1999 | by WheatpennySee all my reviews

Second in Dallamano's schoolgirls-getting-killed trilogy, it's not as good as Who's Next? (Solange) but not bad in its own right. The killer is someone who rides a motorino (hey, it is Italy!) and never takes off his/her riding helmet, ala Magnum Force, the 2nd Dirty Harry film. This one's more exciting than scary, as the police hunt down this maniac. He's one of the cooler villains in film history though, because unlike the traditional drag-ass killer, this guy never speaks and just RUNS at you with a machete. He really SPRINTS at top speed, which is actually very scary, especially to a jaded horror buff used to the Michael Myers/Jason/zombie method of ambling on over to their victims, who usually have to trip in order to be caught. And there's one scene involving a light switch that will make you jump out of your undies. Stelvio Cipriani's score is again top-notch (he later reused part of it for Tentacles), the dubbing tolerable.


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