La bestia uccide a sangue freddo (1971)

Italy,
86m (Greece), 89m (USA), 97m (West Germany), 2470 metres
35mm film, Techniscope, Eastmancolor, 2.35:1
Italian

An Italian horror film directed by Fernando Di Leo.

Plot Summary

A masked killer is stalking the inmates of a psychiatric home for wealthy disturbed women.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Fernando Di Leo
© [not given on screen]
Cineproduzioni Daunia 70 presents
Production Manager: Armando Novelli
Production Supervisor: Alberto Longo
Story and Screenplay by: Fernando Di Leo, Nino Latino
Assistant Director: Franco Lo Cascio
Director of Photography: Franco Villa
Cameraman: Claudio Morabito
Assistant Cameramen: Antonio De Castel Largo, Antonio Minutolo
Film Editor: Amedeo Giomini
Negative and Positive: Telecolor
Music by: Silvano Spadaccino
Orchestra Conducted by: Giacomo Simonelli
Publisher: Nazionalmusic Milano
Sound Recording: Raffaele Benedetti, Romano Pampaloni
Sound Recording and Editing: “Via Margutta Studios Rome”
Westrex Sound System
Wardrobe: Marcella Moretti
Make-up: Antonio Mura
Set Decorator [Art Director]: Nicola Tamburo
Set Decorator: Teresa Ferrone
Filmed at: Elios Film
Unit Manager: Francesco Vitulano

Cast
Klaus Kinski (Dr Francis Clay)
Margaret Lee (Cheryl Hume)
Rosalba Neri (Anne Palmieri)
Jane Garret (Mara)
John Karlsen (Professor Osterman)
Gioia Desideri (Ruth)
John Ely (gardener)
Fernando Cerulli
Sandro Rossi
Giulio Baraghini
Ettore Ceri
Antonio Radaelli
Monica Strebel (Nurse Helen)
Carla Mancini
Franco Marletta
Piero Nistri
Daniela Di Bitonto
Enzo Spitaleri
Marco Mariani
Gilberto Galimberti
Rosanna Braida

Alternative Titles

Asylum Erotica – US title
The Beast Kills in Cold Blood
La bestia mata a sangre fría – Spanish title
Bestia zabija z zimną krwią – Polish title
La clinique des ténèbres – French video title
La clinique sanglante – French DVD title
Cold Blooded Beast – UK title
The Cold Blooded Beast – Australian title
Dipsa gia sarka kai aima – Greek title
Les insatiables poupées érotiques – French Belgian title
Les insatisfaites poupées érotiques du docteur Hitchcock – French title
Das kaltblütige Tier – West German title
To kastro tou tromou – Greek video title
Les poupees anglantes du Dr X
Les poupees du Professeur Hichcock
Das Schloß der blauen Vögel – West German title
Slaughter Hotel – Norwegian, US re-release/video title
Soğukkanlı Canavar – Turkish title
Der Triebmörder – West German video title
Зверь с ледяной кровью – Russian title
Зверь с холодной кровью – Russian title
Зверь убивает хладнокровно – Russian title
Отель резни – Russian title

References

Periodicals
Cineinforme no.136/137 (October 1971] p.70
CinemaTV Today no.10007 (18 November 1972] p.32
Is It Uncut? no.6 pp.38-39 – review
Little Shoppe of Horrors no.4 (April 1978] p.15
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.40 no.468 (January 1973] p.4
New Cinema vol.7 (July 1971) pp.18-25 – review

Books
Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis 356
by Walt Lee p.444 – credits