La morte accarezza a mezzanotte (1972)

Italy, Spain,
102m
35mm film, Technicolor, Techniscope, 2.35:1
mono, Italian

An Italian/Spanish horror film directed by Luciano Ercoli.

Plot Summary

Fashion model Valentina takes an experimental drug as part of a scientific experiment and under the influence witnesses the murder of a young woman with a spiked glove. The killer is soon on her trail.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Luciano Ercoli
Univers Galaxie presents. Cinecompany (S.r.l.) Rome, C.B. Films Produccion S.A. Madrid
Produced by: Alberto Pugliese, Luciano Ercoli
Written by: Ernesto Gastaldi [not credited on French prints], May Velasco [real name: Mahnahén Velasco]
Story by: Sergio Corbucci
Dialogue by: Guido Leoni
Director of Photography: Fernando Arribas
Editor: Angelo Curi
Music by: Gianni Ferrio
Sound Mixers: Gianni D'Amico, Mario Morigi
Costume Designer: Barbara Pugliese
Make-up: Irma Bacciardi
Hair Stylist: Oreste Collini
Art Directors: Francisco Di Stefano [real name: Francesco Di Stefano], Juan Alberto

Cast
Susan Scott [real name: Nieves Navarro] (Valentina)
Simón Andreu (Gio Baldi)
Peter Martell (Stefano)
Carlo Gentili (Inspector Serino)
Ivano Staccioli (Prof Otto Wuttenberg)
Claudio Pellegrini (Henri Velaq)
Fabrizio Moresco (Pepito)
Alessandro Perrella (van driver)
Elio Veller (Pino)
Luciano Rossi (Hans Krutzer)
Raúl Aparici (Juan Hernandez)
Giuliana Rivera (Vanessa)
Anna Recchimuzzi (nun)
Pasarito [real name: Manuel Muñiz] (the porter)
Guido Spadea (Spadea)
Franco Moraldi (Chief Inspector Toscano)
Giorgio Penna [real name: Giorgio White]
Giacomo Pergola (Giacomino)
Roberta Cifarelli (Dolores Jachia)
Danilo Bellucci
Claudie Lange (Verushka Wuttenberg)

Alternative Titles

Cry Out in Terror – UK
Death Caresses at Midnight – English language title
Death Walks at Midnight – UK, USA
Die eiserne Hand des Todes – Germany
Kuolema hyväilee keskiyöllä – Finland (television)
La mort caresse à minuit – France
A Morte Acaricia-te à Meia-Noite – Portugugal
A Morte Caminha à Meia-Noite – Brazil
La muerte acaricia a medianoche – Spain
Ölüm gece okşar – Turkey
Smrt dolazi u ponoc – Yugoslavia (Croatia)
O thanatos htypa ta mesanykta – Greece
Смерть приходит в полночь – Russia