Not Rated | | Horror, Romance
The ghost of a sadistic nobleman attempts to rekindle his romance with his terrorized, masochistic former lover, who is unwillingly affianced to his brother.
Most of the cast and crew were required to use English pseudonyms because the producers hoped to fool the intended Italian audience into thinking this movie was produced incognito by a British or American studio, such as Hammer Film Productions or American International Pictures. When Mario Bava was asked by Luciano Martino to use "an old American name", he jokingly took the suggestion to a literal degree by creating his alias "John M. Old".
I have never had a warmer welcome.
When the branch is hitting the window, it's clear that someone is making it do so by hand, because the motion is too unnatural and quick.
The region 2 German DVD (PAL format, released by E.M.S./new media) has the two above mentioned shots put back into the film (film is uncut) as well as having virtually all of the same special features as the VCI DVD version.