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Los ojos siniestros del doctor Orloff (1973)

Country of Origin: Spain
Year of Production: 1973
Running Times: 81 mins
Format: colour     35mm
Ratio:
Sound:

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: Manacoa Films
Producer: Jesus Franco
Assistant Producer: Isidro Prous

SCRIPT
Script / Story: Jesus Franco

DIRECTION
Director: Jesus Franco
Assistant Director: Ana Maria Settimo de Esteva

PHOTOGRAPHY
Directors of Photography: Antonio Millán, Alberto Prous, Juan A. Prous
Stills: Maximo L. Piedra

EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION
Editors: Roberto Fandino, Juan A. Barbero

MUSIC
Music: David Khunne (real name: Jesus Franco)

MAKE UP AND COSTUMES
Make Up: Carmen Menchaca, Elena Cervera de la Torre
Hair: Hipolita Emilia Lopez

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Art Director: Jose Massague

MISCELLANEOUS
Continuity: Josefina Pruna

LOCATIONS
Locations: Barcelona, Spain; Canary Islands, Spain

CAST
William Berger (Doctor Orloff)
Montserrat Prous (Melissa Comfort)
Edmund Purdom (Inspector Crosby)
Loreta Tovar (real name: Loli Tovar) (Martha Comfort)
Kali Hansa (real name: Marisol Hernandez) (Lady Flora Comfort)
Robert Wood (David Procop Robert Eugene Hutchinson, aka Sweet Davey Brown)
Manuel Martín (Albert Mathews, Melissa's butler)
Jaime Picas (Sir Henry Robert Comfort)
John Russell (real name: Joaquin Blanco) (Agent Michel)
Lina Romay (Sweet Davey Brown's girlfriend)
Jesus Franco (Melissa's father)

PLOT SUMMARY

Melissa is becoming increasingly paranoid that she may have committed a crime while sleeping and her family have her committed to the care of Dr Orloff, fearing that she is losing her mind. Dr Orloff is out for revenge on Melissa, whose father had married the woman he loved - but what are her relatives really up to?

AVAILABILITY

Spain
Theatrical Distributor: Bilbaina Films
Video Distributor: UNA Video

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Los ojos del Doctor Orloff

LINKS

SEE ALSO
El enigma del ataúd (1969)
Gritos en la noche (1962)
Miss Muerte (1966)
El secreto del Dr Orloff (1964)
El siniestro doctor Orloff (1984)
La vie amoureuse de l'homme invisible (1971)

REMAKE OF
Les cauchemars naissent la nuit (1970)

REFERENCES

BOOKS

Horror and Science Fiction Films Volume II p.290
credits, review

Obsession - The Films of Jesus Franco pp.98-99
credits, review (by Lucas Balbo)

KEYWORDS

disabilities, doctors, dreams, inheritances, insanity, mad doctors, remakes, revenge, sleepwalking


Last Updated: 1 January, 2009

 


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