El jorobado de la morgue (1973)

Spain, 1973
82m
35mm film, Eastmancolor, 2.35:1
Spanish

A Spanish horror film directed by Javier Aguirre.

Plot Summary

Wolfgang Gotho is a shy and simple hunchback who lives in the morgue. He's occasionally driven to psychopathic furies and a series of brutal murders occur.

Credits

Crew
Director: Javier Aguirre
Depósito Legal: M-29528-
Eva Film, S.L., F. Lara Polop present
Producer: Lara Polop [real name: Francisco Lara Polop]
Written by: Jacinto Molina, Javier Aguirre, Alberto S. Insúa
Story by: Jacinto Molina
Director of Photography: Raúl Pérez Cubero
Editor: Petra de Nieva
Music: Carmelo Bernaola
Make-up: Miguel Sesé
Hair Stylist: Francisca Guillot
Special Effects: Pablo Pérez
Art Directors: Cubero [real name: Jaime Pérez Cubero]-Galicia [real name: José Luis Galicia]

Cast
Paul Naschy (Gotho)
Rosanna Yanni (Elke)
Vic Winner [real name: Víctor Alcázar] (Tauchner)
Maria Elena Arpón (Ilsa)
Manuel de Blas (police inspector)
Antonio Pica
Joaquín Rodríguez ‘Kinito'
Adolfo Thous
Ángel Menéndez
Fernando Sotuela
Antonio Ramis
Alfonso De la Vega
Sofía Casares
Antonio Mayans
Susan Taff
José Luis Chinchilla
Richard Santis
Iris André
Ingrid Rabel
Fra. Javier Martín ‘Blaki' [real name: Francisco Javier Martín ‘Blaki'] (Dr Orla's butler)
Susana Latur
Dani Card
Saturno Cerra
Júlio Martín
Victoria Ayllón
Alberto Dalbés (Dr Orla)
Maria Perschy as Frieda

Alternative Titles

Le Bossu de la morgue – French title
Hunchback of the Morgue
The Hunchback of the Rue Morgue
Il mostro dell'obitorio
– Italian title
Rue Morgue Massacres
Die Stunde der grausamen Leichen
– West German title

References

Periodicals
Cineinforme no.182, 183 (September 1973) p.59 – review
The Dark Side no.64 p.26 – credits, review
Dreadful Pleasures no.8, 9 p.19 – review
Écran no.17 (July-August 1973) p.24 – review
Écran Fantastique no.3 (1973) p.63 – review
Guilty Pleasures no.2 p.60 – review
Is It Uncut? no.1 p.26 – illustrated review
Shock Xpress vol.2 no.1 p.31 – review
Stars & Cinéma vol.3 no.5 (May 1975) p.22 – review
Variety 16 May 1973 p.32 – credits, review (by Besa)

Books
Aurum Encyclopedia of Film: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.256 – credits, review
Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.184 – credits
by Walt Lee p.233 – credits