Not Rated | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The English translations of the German titles for the film are 'Bloody Silk' and 'The Masked Strangler'
Perhaps the sight of beauty makes him lose control of himself, so he kills.
Guide wire visible when a victim has a spear driven into the wall directly next to her head.
The original European version opened with a title sequence in which the camera focuses on each cast member as their name appears on the screen. The US distributors, Lawrence Woolner and Bernard Woolner, hired Filmation Studios to create a new title sequence featuring a montage of mannequins and skulls. The original title sequence has been restored on VCI Home Video's DVD release. The original US release removed a shot of the bathwater turning blood red in Claude Dantes' death scene. This shot was seen in the montage of scenes used in Matador (1986), and has been restored on VCI Home Video's DVD release.
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