Black Sabbath

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Black Sabbath (1963, Italy/USA/France) is a Gothic Horror film directed by Mario Bava. The US version differs strongly from the original European version (different order of stories, modifications to stories, etc.)

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Main Details

  • Released in 1963 | Color
  • Running Time: 92 Min.
  • Production Co: Alta Vista Film Production (in association with) | Emmepi Cinematografica | Galatea Film | Societé Cinématographique Lyre
  • Distribution Co: Rank Organisation Div. Belgium and Luxemburg, The (1963) (Belgium) (theatrical) | Rank Organisation Div. Belgium and Luxemburg (1963) (Luxembourg) (theatrical) | American International Pictures (AIP) (1964) (USA) (theatrical) (English dubbed) | Astral Films (1964) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Mario Bava/Salvatore Billitieri
  • Written by Mario Bava, Alberto Bevilacqua, Ivan Chekhov, Marcello Fondato, F.G. Snyder, Aleksei Tolstoy
  • Starring Michèle Mercier, Lidia Alfonsi, Boris Karloff, Mark Damon, Susy Andersen
  • Produced by Salvatore Billitteri, Paolo Mercuri
  • Original Music by Les Baxter (US version), Roberto Nicolosi
  • Cinematography by Ubaldo Terzano, Mario Bava (uncredited)
  • Film Editing by Mario Serandrei

Also Known As

  • Les Trois visages de la peur (Canada) (French title) / France | Die Drei Gesichter der Furcht (Germany) | I skräckens klor (Sweden) | Der Ring der Verdammten (Austria) | The Three Faces of Fear | The Three Faces of Terror | As Três Máscaras do Terror (Brazil) | Las Tres caras del miedo (Spain)

Taglines

  • A story that goes beyond the boundaries of the Supernatural to the half-world of the living dead. Where a woman's soul inhabits a fly's body, where Vengeance is only a voice and where vampires suck only the blood of those they love dearest. | This is the night of the nightmare...The day of the Undead. | This is the night of the nightmare... | ...The most gruesome day in the calendar of the Undead! | The most gruesome day in the calendar! | Not Since 'FRANKENSTEIN' Have You Seen Such Horror! | A story that goes beyond the boundaries of the Supernatural to the half-world of the living dead...Where a woman's soul inhabits a fly's body... where vampires suck only the blood of those they love dearest.
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