Los ojos azules de la muñeca rota (1973)

Spain, 1973
89m
35mm film, Eastmancolor
Spanish

A Spanish horror film directed by Carlos Aured.

Plot Summary

Ex-convict Gilles, haunted by dreams of strangling women, takes a job as caretaker on an estate owned by three strange sisters. A serial killer is soon on the loose, murdering blondes and removing their blue eyes – could Gilles really be responsible?

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Carlos Aured
Registered: M-8114-1973
Victory Films
Executive Producer: José Antonio Pérez Giner
Production Manager: Modesto Pérez Redondo
Screen Play: Jacinto Molina [Paul Naschy], Carlos Aured
Story: Jacinto Molina [Paul Naschy]
Continuity: Jose Ricardo San Mateo
Director of Photography: Francisco Sánchez
Second Cameraman: Javier Perez
Camera Assistants: Francisco Bermejo, Luis Berraquero
Chief Electrician: Fernando Moreno
Lighting: Abamova (Jose Moreno)
Still Photographer: José Salvador
Editor: Javier Morán
Assistant Editor: Amparo Fernandez-Roces
Laboratories: FotoFilm Madrid S.A.
Music: Juan Carlos Calderón
Sound: Roma Studios S.A.
Sound Engineer: José MarÍa San Mateo
Sound Effects: Luis Castro, Jesús Peña
Wardrobe: Cornejo
Wardrobe Mistress: Rosa Garcia
Make Up: Miguel Sesé
Make Up Assistant: Maruchi Sesé
Hairdresser: Francisca Guillot
Special Effects Technician: Manuel Gómez
Special Effects: Amobar
Set Designer: Gumersindo Andrés
Props: Vazquez Brothers
Production Assistants: Antonio Rincon, José Sánchez, Ramón Escribano, Jose Angel Santos
Assistants to the Director: R. Muñoz, Zacarías Urbiola
This film was shot in Torrelodones, Navacerrada, Talamanca del Jarama

Cast
Paul Naschy (Gilles)
Diana Lorys (Claude)
Eduardo Calvo
Eva León (Nicole)
Inés Morales
Antonio Pica
Luis Ciges
Pilar Barden
Maria Perschy in the role of “Ivette”

Alternative Titles

Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll – UK/US title
House of Doom – US title
House of Psychotic Women – US title

Press

References

Periodicals
Cine Español vol.1 (1975) – review
Cineinforme vol.206 (September 1974) p.59 – review
Video Viewer vol.3 (September 1983) p.52 – review
Halls of Horror no.27 p.17 – note
Is It Uncut? no.4 p.8 – illustrated review

Books
Aurum Encyclopedia of Film: Horror p.280 – credits, review
Horror Film Handbook by Alan Frank p.169 – credits, review