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Nightmare Castle

Italy 1965
produced by
Carlo Caiano for Cinematografica Emmeci
directed by Alan Grunewald (= Mario Caiano)
starring Barbara Steele, Paul Muller, Helga Line, Laurence Clift, John McDouglas (= Giuseppe Addobbati), Rik Battaglia
written by Mario Caiano, Fabio De Agostini, music by Ennio Morricone

review by
Mike Haberfelner

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Mad scientist Paul Muller finds out his wife Barbara Steele cheating on him with Rik Battaglia. This is

- Good news since he wanted to get rid of her anyways, needing her blood for the rejuvination of his mistress Helga Line.

- Bad news, 'cause she has left all of her fortune not to him but to her insane cousin, who presently is at an asylum.

Since this is a horror movie, Muller kills Steele & Battaglia anyways & gets the insane cousin (Barbara Steele again, though blond this time) from the sanatorium - to marry her, drive her over the edge & inherit his wife's fortune after all. The plan seems to go quite well, even Lawrence Clift, a doctor from the asylum, soon seems to be convinced that Steele is off the hook again ... would it not start to spook at the castle quite soon. 

& yes, the killed couple comes back as (quite corporeal) spirits to haunt everyone in sight & pretty soon killing them off one by one until Clift can destroy their hearts (which are curiously enough kept in a jar at the castle), thus destroying them, too. Our innocent couple, Clift & the blond Barbara Steele, survive the ordeal.

 


A truly wild story, as you might have guessed from the synopsis, but somehow too much subplots were incorporated into the script to make this one really work effectively: There were actually successful movies about jealous husbands haunted by their dead wives, mad scientists rejuvenating their mistresses by blood transfusion & husbands wanting to drive their wives insane to inherit their fortune before this one, so why throw it all together at the risk of losing a few of the loose ends of the stories in the process (which this movie does) ?

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

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