El colegio de la muerte (1974)

Spain,
110m
35mm film, Eastmancolor
mono, Spanish

A Spanish horror film directed by Pedro Luis Ramírez.

Plot Summary

Leonor is an orphan at a strict girls school where her friend Sylvia, a maid, has been abducted and killed. But several days later, Leonor sees Sylvia apparently alive – she's been turned into a zombie and is part of a ring with links to the school.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Pedro L. Ramirez [real name: Pedro Luis Ramírez]
A Maxper P.C. production
Depósito legal M-14226
Producer: Maximiliano Pérez Flórez *
Production Manager: Joaquín Domínguez
Screen Play by: Ricardo Vázquez and Pedro L. Ramirez
Story by: Sandro Continenza, Alphonso Balcazar, Manuel Sebares
Photography: Antonio Ballesteros [real name: Antonio L. Ballesteros hijo]
2nd Cameraman: Felix Miron
Stills: José Salvador
Editor: Maruja Soriano
Assistant [Editor]: Renata Merino
Laboratory: Fotofilm Madrid
Music by: Cam España, S.A.
English Version: A.M. Santigosa
Sound Studios: Arcofon S.A., Mardid
Gowns: Cornejo
Make Up: Toñy Nieto
Sets by: J.A. de la Guerra [real name: José Antonio de la Guerra]
Production Assistant: Manuel Rincón
Director's Assistant: Federico Canudas
Production Secretary: María Teresa Font
Locations: Madrid, Spain *; Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain *
Shooting Studios: Bellesteros

Cast
Dean Selmier
Sandra Mozarosky [Leonor Johnson]
Norma Kastel
Carlos Mendy
Victoria Vera as Sylvia [Smith]
Estanis Gonzalez
Angel Menendez
Tito Garcia
Chris Huertas
Elisenda Ribas
Mario Alex
Ana Farra
Antonio Almoros
Oscar Penas
Monica Ulloa
Maria José Parra
Amparo Solves
Leandro San José

Alternative Titles

School of Death – USA

References

Periodicals

  • Daily Variety 31 May 1974 p.9 – credits
  • The Hollywood Reporter vol.233 no.5 (13 September 1974) p.20 – credits

Books

  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby pp.323-24
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.437-438