L’etrusco uccide ancora (1972)

Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia,
99m (Germany – cut), 105m
35mm film, Technicolor, 2.35:1
mono, Italian

An Italian/West German/Yugoslavian horror film directed by Armando Crispino.

Premise

A team of are exploring an ancient Etruscan when a series of brutal murders occur. Is the culprit the alcoholic leader of the team, jason, jealous about his ex-lover's new relationship? Or a member of a theatrical troupe staging an opera nearby? Or could it be the Etruscan demon god, Tuchulka?

Credits

Crew
A film by Armando Crispino
© [not given on screen]
Mondial Te. Fi – Rome, Inex Film – Belgrade, CCC Filmkunst GmbH & Co KG – Berlin
Production Co-ordinator: Camillo Teti
Production Manager: Averroe' Stefani
Production Delegate: Alexaasandar Krstic
Unit Manager: Umberto Sambuco
Production Supervisor: Peter Hahne
Written by: Lucio Battistrada and Armando Crispino
Yugoslavian Version Screenplay Collaborator: Caslav Damjanovic
German Version Screenplay Collaborator: Arme Elsholtz
Assistant Director: Victor Toujansky
Script Supervisor: Serena Canevari
Assistant Script Supervisor: Marisa Muneratti
Director of Photography: Erico Menczer
Camera Operator: Roberto Brega
Assistant Camera: Maurizio La Monica
Still Photographer: Baldi Schwarz
Edited by: Alberto Gallitti
Assistant Editor: Nadia Moscovini
Original Music by: Riz Ortolani, directed by the composer
Music Publishers: CAM
Sound Mixer: Bruno Zanoli
Sound Recording: Westrex Recording System
Sound Re-recordist: Studi C.D.S.
Sound [Re-recording] Mixer: Romano Pampaloni
Dubbing with the collaboration of S.A.S.
Sound Effects: Studio Marinelli
Costumes by: Luca Sabatelli
Assistant Costumes: Nadia Vitali
Costumes by Sartoria G.P. 11
Fashions for the actors J. Marley, A. Cord and C. De Mejo supplied by: Carlo Palazzi
Footwear: Pompei
Make-up: Nilo Jacoponi
Hairstylist: Jole Cecchini
Wigs: Rocchetti
Make-up and Special Effects by: Ditta Armando Grilli
Art Director: Giantito Burchiellaro
Assistant Art Director: Giovanni Natalicci
Set Dressers: Antonio Casalino, Jurgens Kiebach
Production Accountant: Rinaldo Tombini
Studio: De Paolis INCIR Studios, Rome, Italy
The production thanks Fondazione Lerici for technical facilities.

Cast
Alex Cord (Jason)
Samantha Eggar (Myra)
John Marley (Nikos)
Enzo Tarascio (Giuranna)
Horst Frank (Stephan)
Enzo Cerusico (Alberto)
Carlo De Mejo (Igor)
Daniela Surina (Irene)
Vladan Milasinovic (Otello)
Christiane Von Blank (Velia)
Nadja Tiller (Leni)
Mario Maranzana (Vitanza)
Wendy D'Olive (Giselle)
Pier Luigi D'Orazio (Minelli)
Ivan Pavicevac (policeman)
Cinzio Bruno
Rodolfo Bigotti
Carla Mancini
Rosa Toros
Alessandro Angeloni
Pietro Fumelli

Alternative Titles

The Dead Are Alive – USA
Das Geheimnis des Gelben Grabes – Germany
Overtime – France (video)

References

Periodicals

  • Cinefantastique vol.1 no.4 p.43 – review
  • Continental Film Review April 1972 pp.15, 26 – illustrated review
  • European Trash Cinema vol.2 no.6 p.13 – review
  • Mad Movies no.10 p.15 – review
  • Mad Movies no.37 p.47 – review
  • Shock Cinema no.10 p.25 – review
  • Vampir no.3 p.43 – review
  • Video Watchdog no.33 (1996) p.5 – review

Books

  • Aurum Encylopedia of Film: Horror p.373 – review, credits
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis 84 – credits
  • Psychotronic Video Guide p.165 – review, credits
  • by Walt Lee p.90 – credits