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Filmed in Odescalchi Castle and Lake Bracciano near Rome. A group of dropouts find an old man (Lee) in a castle. The old man subsequently turns into the Devil and seizes them. Filmed in 1963... See more »

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Mephistoles
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Gugo, the poet
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Ulderico Sciaretta ...
(as Ulderico Sciarretta)
Lilli Parker ...
Jenny (as Lilly Parker)
Anita Dreyer ...
Maga (as Anita Dreyver)
Mario Zakarti ...
Gianni (as Mario Zacarti)
Adriana Ambesi
Eva Gioia
Piero Vida ...
Padre Peo Remigio
Ettore Ribotta ...
(as Ettore Ribotti)
Sergio Gibello ...
(as Sergio Gebello)
Pasquale Basile
Sonia Scotti ...
Sonia, la cantante (as Sonia)
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Alma De Río
Maria Bandiera ...
Ragazza (uncredited)

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Giuseppe Veggezzi ... (as Joseph Vegh)

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Ulderico Sciaretta ... producer

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Berto Pisano

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Angelo Baistrocchi
Mario Parapetti

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Piera Bruni

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Giuseppe Ranieri

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Oscar Santaniello ... production manager

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Roberto Sciarretta ... assistant director

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Giullio Diamanti ... grip
Tarcisio Diamanti ... grip
Alfonso Grilli ... grip
Otello Polletin ... electrician
Alberto Silvestri ... electrician
Eolo Tramontani ... electrician

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Luciano Lo Schiavo ... script supervisor

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Plot Summary

Filmed in Odescalchi Castle and Lake Bracciano near Rome. A group of dropouts find an old man (Lee) in a castle. The old man subsequently turns into the Devil and seizes them. Filmed in 1963 and having a lavish publicity book issued the film wasn't released until 1965 due to the producer's death. Written by Gordon Harmer

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  • Sfida al diavolo (Italy)
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Trivia 'Christopher Lee''s voice was dubbed into Italian by another actor for this film. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981). See more »

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