Lisa e il diavolo (1972)

Italy, Spain, Monaco,
95m
35mm film, Technicolor, 1.85:1
mono, Italian

An Italian/Spanish/Monacan horror film directed by Mario Bava.

Credits

Crew
Director: Mario Bava
© [not given on screen]
Leone International (Rome), Tecisa (Madrid), Roxy Film (Monaco)
Produced by: Alfred Leone
Screenplay: Roberto Natale, Giorgio Monlini, Mario Bava [Italian prints]; Roberto Natale, Giorgio Monlini, Mario Bava, Leonardo Martín, Jose G. Maesso [Spanish prints]
Director of Photography: Cecilio Paniagua
Film Editor: Carlo Reali
Music by: Carlo Savina
Make-up: Franco Freda
Hair Dresser: Gisa Favella
Special Effects: Franco Tocci
Art Director: Nedo Azzini

Cast
Telly Savalas (Leandro)
Elke Sommer (Lisa Reiner/Elena)
Silva Koscina (Sophia Lehar)
Alessio Orano (Maximillian)
Gabriele Tinti (George)
Kathy Leone (tourist)
Eduardo Fajardo (Francis Lehar)
Franz Von Treuberg (antiquarian)
Espartaco Santoni (Carlos)
Alida Valli (countess)

Alternative Titles

Besatt av djevelen – Norway
El diablo se lleva a los muertos – Spain
Før natten er omme… – Norway (video)
I Lisa & o Satanas – Greece (video)
Lisa and the Devil – USA
Lisa e o Diabo – Brazil
Lisa és az ördög – Hungary
Lisa et le diable – France (television)
Lisa och djävulen – Sweden
Lisa und der Teufel – Germany (DVD)
Lisa y el diablo – Argentina
Paholaisen kourissa – Finland

Extracts included in
The House of Exorcism (1975)

References

Books

  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.258
  • The Devil on Screen: Feature Films Worldwide, 1913 Through 2000 by Charles P. Mitchell pp.179-183
  • Euro Gothic: Classics of Continental Horror Cinema by Jonathan Rigby pp.276-78, 323, 335
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.228
  • Horror Films of the 1970s by John Kenneth Muir pp.356-358 – credits, synopsis, review
  • Mario Bava by Alberto Pezzotta pp.85-90; 115-116