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The House by the Cemetery ()

Quella villa accanto al cimitero (original title)
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A New England home is terrorized by a series of murders, unbeknownst to the guests that a gruesome secret is hiding in the basement.

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Cast

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Lucy Boyle (as Katherine MacColl)
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Dr. Norman Boyle
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Ann, the Babysitter
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Bob Boyle
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Mae Freudstein
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Laura Gittleson
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Dr. Freudstein
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First Female Victim
Giampaolo Saccarola ...
Daniel Douglas (as Gianpaolo Saccarola)
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Mr. Wheatley
Kenneth A. Olsen ...
Harold (as John Olson)
Elmer Johnsson ...
Cemetery Caretaker
Ranieri Ferrara ...
Victim
Teresa Rossi Passante ...
Mary Freudstein
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carolyn De Fonseca ...
Laura Gittleson (uncredited) (voice)
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Professor Muller (uncredited)
Edward Mannix ...
Professor Muller (uncredited) (voice)
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Mr. Wheatley (uncredited) (voice)
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Daniel Douglas (uncredited) (voice)
Lyle Stetler ...
Bob Boyle (uncredited) (voice)
Frank von Kuegelgen ...
Dr. Norman Boyle (uncredited) (voice)

Directed by

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Lucio Fulci

Written by

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Elisa Briganti ... (story) (as Elisa Livia Briganti)
 
Dardano Sacchetti ... (screenplay) and
Giorgio Mariuzzo ... (screenplay) and
Lucio Fulci ... (screenplay)
 
H.P. Lovecraft ... (inspiration) (uncredited)

Produced by

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Fabrizio De Angelis ... producer

Music by

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Walter Rizzati

Cinematography by

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Sergio Salvati ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Vincenzo Tomassi

Editorial Department

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Pietro Tomassi ... assistant editor
Luciano Vittori ... color consultant

Production Design by

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Massimo Lentini

Costume Design by

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Massimo Lentini

Makeup Department

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Maria Pia Crapanzano ... hair stylist
Giannetto De Rossi ... makeup artist (creditOnly) / special makeup effects artist (creditOnly)
Antonio Maltempo ... assistant makeup artist
Maurizio Trani ... makeup artist / special makeup effects artist

Production Management

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Fabrizio De Martino ... assistant unit manager / unit manager
Paolo Gargano ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Roberto Giandalia ... assistant director

Art Department

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Mariangela Capuano ... set dresser
Rodolfo Ruzza ... property master

Sound Department

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Ugo Celani ... sound engineer
Gianni D'Amico ... sound mixer (as Gianni Amico)
Eros Giustini ... boom operator

Special Effects by

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Giannetto De Rossi ... special effects (as Gino De Rossi)

Stunts

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Nazzareno Cardinali ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Antonio Benetti ... still photographer
Franco Bruni ... camera operator
Alfredo Fedeli ... chief electrician
Maurizio Lucchini ... assistant camera
Giacomo Tomaselli ... key grip

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Claudia D'Obici ... assistant costumes
Bertilla Silvestrini ... seamstress

Music Department

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Alexander Blonksteiner ... composer: additional music
Walter Rizzati ... conductor

Other crew

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Pino Colizzi ... dubbing director
Alfredo D'Angelo ... curtains (as D'Angelo)
Armando Pace ... cutting room assistant
Daniela Puccini ... continuity
Guglielmo Smeraldi ... production secretary
Otello Tomassini ... paymaster
Daniela Tonti ... continuity
Maria Pia Di Meo ... voice dubbing: Dagmar Lassander (uncredited)
Francesca Guadagno ... voice dubbing: Giovanni Frezza (uncredited)
Mario Mastria ... voice dubbing: Lucio Fulci (uncredited)
Anna Miserocchi ... voice dubbing: Teresa Rossi Passante (uncredited)
Serena Verdirosi ... voice dubbing: Catriona MacColl (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

In New York, Dr. Norman Boyle assumes the research about Dr. Freudstein of his colleague Dr. Petersen, who committed suicide after killing his mistress. Norman heads to Boston with his wife Lucy Boyle and their son Bob to live in an isolated house in the woods that belonged to Dr. Petersen. Bob befriends the girl Mae that only he can see and she warns him to leave the house. Soon his parents hire the mysterious babysitter Ann and creepy things happen in the house. When Bobby goes to the basement, his parents discover the secret of the house. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines BEWARE THE DEMON FORCES OF THE...BLOOD BEASTS See more »
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Also Known As
  • Zombie Hell House (United States)
  • The House by the Cemetery (United States)
  • The House by the Cemetery (World-wide, English title)
  • Revenge of the New York Ripper (South Africa, English title)
  • La maison près du cimetière (France)
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  • 86 min
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Trivia Filmed on the Ellis Estate in Scituate, MA, where another Italian horror film, Ghosthouse (1988), was filmed. See more »
Goofs When Dr. Boyle and his family arrive in Boston, you can see the crew's reflection on the car before Mrs. Boyle opens the door. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in You Won't Stop Screaming (1998). See more »
Crazy Credits In the end credits: "no one will ever know whether children are monsters or monsters are children." - Henry James See more »
Quotes [Ann is kneeling on the floor, mopping up a huge pool of blood]
Lucy Boyle: What are you doing?
Ann, the babysitter: I made coffee.
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