Updated 12/18/11 -- New Titles!!
ACT OF AGGRESSION (1975) Original title: "L'Agression." Excellent crime drama/thriller from France, about a guy who gets revenge on a sadistic biker gang who murdered his wife and daughter. Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Catherine Deneuve, Claude Brasseur, and others. Directed by Gerard Pires. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
AMOROSE NOTTI DI ALI BABA, LE (1973) Rare costume comedy from Italy, which centers around Ali Baba/Arabian Nights themes. Stars Alan Barker, Krista Nell, Pierre Mirat, Ivana Novak, and others. Directed by Luigi Latini de Marchi. Letterboxed. Dubbed in German, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
ANTHAR THE INVINCIBLE (1964) Also known as "Soraya, Slave Of The Orient." Euro import print of this cool desert costume adventure billed in the U.S. as "Devil of the Desert Vs. The Son of Hercules." Stars Kirk Morris, Michele Girardon, Renato Baldini, Mario Feliciani, and others. Directed by Antonio Margheriti. Dubbed in German, with English subtitles. (A-/B).
ASSASSINATION IN ROME (1965) Original title: "Assassinio Made In Italy." Early giallo which casts Cyd Charisse as an American woman vacationing in Rome, whose husband mysteriously disappears. A newspaper reporter soon comes to her aid, and starts putting the clues together. Hugh O'Brian, Eleonora Rossi-Drago, Alberto Dalbes, and others star. Directed by Silvio Amadio. Letterboxed. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
AVENGER, THE (1962) Also known as" Last Glory of Troy." Color version of this lush spectacle film from Italy. Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people. Starring Steve Reeves, Liana Orfei, Gianni Garko, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, and others. Directed by Giorgio Venturini. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
AVENGER OF VENICE, THE (1964) Also Known as: "Il Ponte dei Sospiri." Rare swashbuckler starring Brett Halsey, Gianna Maria Canale, Burt Nelson, Conrado San Martin, Vira Silenti, and others. Directed by Carlo Campogialliani and Piero Pierotti. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
BALI (1970) Also known as: "Incontro d'Amore." Paolo Heusch and Ugo Liberatore direct this rare drama which takes place in the tropics. Starring John Steiner, Laura Antonelli, Umberto Orsini, Ettore Manni, and others. Letterboxed. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
CONQUEROR OF CORINTH (1961) Protests break out in Corinth against Roman domination, injuring Caius Vinicius, a Roman centurion. He's rescued by Hebe -- daughter of the anti-Roman governor. Sword-and-sandal starring Jacques Sernas, John Drew Barrymore, Genevieve Grad, Gianna Maria Canale, and Gordon Mitchell. Directed by Mario Costa. Letterboxed. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
COPLAN BREAKS OUT (1965) Original title: "Coplan FX 18 Casse Tout." Finally a decent English language version of this hard-to-find Euro spy film from director Riccardo Freda. Previously known as "FX-18 Superspy." Stars Richard Wyler as "Coplan." Also features Jany Clair, Robert Manuel, Jacques Dacqmine, and others. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
DEATH STRIKES AGAIN (1961) Original title: "O Thanatos Tha Xanarthi." Rare crime/thriller/mystery from Greece! Inspector is called to investigate a series of grisly murders. Starring Dimitris Papamichael, Nelly Angelidou, Melpo Zarokosta, Vasilis Diamantopoulos, and others. Directed by Errikos Thalassinos. Dubbed in Greek, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
DEVIL'S ENVOYS, THE (1942) Original title: "Les Visiteurs du Soir." Offbeat costume swashbuckler from France. During 15th century two minstrels enter Baron Hugues' castle to seduce members of the household. They are sent by the devil himself. Stars Maria Dea, Alain Cuny, Fernand Ledoux, Arletty, Jules Berry, and others. Directed by Marcel Carne. Dubbed in French, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
DOWN THE ANCIENT STAIRS (1975) Original title: "Per Le Antiche Scale." Rare drama/thriller from director Mauro Bolognini, which takes place in 1930's fascist Italy. A psychiatric doctor attempts to isolate the germ that causes madness. Marcello Mastroianni, Barbara Bouchet, Francoise Fabian, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
ESPECTRO DEL TERROR, EL (1973) Hard to find horror/ thriller from Spain. Woman is stalked by a sadistic killer. Starring Maria Perschy, Victor Alcazar, Sancho Gracia, and others. Directed by Jose Maria Elorrieta. Letterboxed. Dubbed in Spanish, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
GATTA IN CALORE, LA (1972) Also known as: "Cat In Heat." Nello Rosati directs this scare thriller starring Silvano Tranquilli, Eva Czemerys, Anthony Fontane, Attilio Duse, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A-/B).
GOLDEN CLAWS OF THE CAT GIRL (1968) Cool superhero/heist flick from France. Françoise looks like a sexy kitten by day, but is a silent she-wolf by night, making very clever robberies of gold jewels. Despite the interest, and competition, from Bruno, she ends a lonely she-wolf. Daniele Gaubert, Michel Duchaussoy, Julien Guiomar, and others. Directed by Edouard Logereau. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (B/B-).
GOLDGINGER (1965) Also known as: "The Amazing Doctor G." Franco Franchi and Ciccio Ingrassa star in this goofball spy action comedy, in which they attempt to thwart an evil genius who wants to turn government employees into mindless drones. Also starring George Hilton, Fernando Rey, Rosalba Neri, Andrea Bosic, and more. Directed by Giorgio Simonelli. Letterboxed. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
GOLIATH AT THE CONQUEST OF DAMASCUS (1965) Upgraded print of this sword-and-sandal spectacular starring muscleman Peter Lupus (Rock Stevens) as hero who pits his might against the armies of corrupt Damascus. Also stars Mario Petri, Helga Line, Piero Lulli, Arturo Dominici, and others. Directed by Domenico Paolella. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
HOW TO WIN A BILLION... AND GET AWAY WITH IT (1967) Original title: "Ballata da un Miliardo." Humorous heist/caper film starring Ray Danton, Gianni Sera, Jacques Herlin, Kitty Swan, Paul Muller, Aldo Bufi Landi, and others. Directed by Gianni Pucini. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
ILLUSTRIOUS CORPSES (1976) Original title: "Cadaveri Eccellenti." Highly sought-after thriller from Italy. A detective (inspector Rogas) is assigned to investigate the mysterious murders of some Supreme Court judges. During the investigation he discovers a complot that involves the Italian Communist Party. Lino Ventura, Tino Carraro, Marcel Bozzuffi, Luigi Pistilli, and others. Directed by Francesco Rosi. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
OPERATION ABDUCTION (1958) Original title: "Rapt au Deuxieme Bureau." Cool spy thriller from France. The Secret Service abducts a "rocket scientist" to better protect him against gangsters acting for Chinese agents. Starring Franck Villard, Danielle Godet, Georges Lannes, Dalida, and others. Directed by Jean Stelli. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
PYRAMID OF THE SUN GOD (1965) German western which reprises Lex Barker's role as Dr. Karl Sternau, who along with his trusty friend Andreas decides to help the Mexican revolutionaries in their struggle for freedom. Also features Michele Girardon, Rik Battaglia, Gerard Barray, Gustavo Rojo, and others. Directed by Robert Siodmak. Dubbed in German, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
REVENGE OF IVANHOE, THE (1965) Upgrade!! Cool costume adventure from director Tanio Boccia. Rick Van Nutter stars as a knight who fights to free the land from a feudal tyrant - and win back the Lady Rowena, who has been imprisoned by him. Over-the-top costume adventure also starring Gilda Lousek, Furio Meniconi, Andrea Aureli, and others. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
REVENGE OF THE CRUSADER (1964) Also known as: "Genoveffa di Brabante." Hard to find costume adventure from Spain/Italy, written by Riccardo Freda. Stars Maria Jose Alfonso, Alberto Lupo, Stephen Forsyth, Andrea Bosic, and Franco Balducci. Directed by Jose Luis Monter. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
RIVER OF EVIL (1963) Original title: "Und Der Amazonas Schweit." Sauerkraut jungle adventure about a woman who goes deep into the Amazon jungle in search of her missing father. Barbara Rutting, Harald, Leipnitz, Oswaldo Loureiro, and others. Directed by Franz Eichhorn. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
SAMSON AND GIDEON (1965) Original title: "I Grandi Condottieri." Scarce Biblical epic containing two 'episodes,' and based on the lives of the two titular characters. Starring Ivo Garrani, Fernando Rey, Rosalba Neri, and others. Directed by Marcello Baldi. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
SEEDS OF MAN (1970) Original title: "Il Seme dell"Uomo." Overlooked sci-fi outing from director Marco Ferreri. A young couple argue about having a child in the days after a global plague wipes out most of Earth's population. Starring Rada Rassimov, Marco Margine, Annie Girardot, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
SEVENTH GRAVE, THE (1965) Also known as: 'La Settima Tomba." Finally, an English subtitled print of this obscure and atmospheric gothic horror outing from Italy. Ghosts and dead bodies infest a small nineteenth-century village. Starring Nando Angelini, Stephania Nelli, Armand Warner, Gianni Dei, and others. Directed by Garibaldi Serra Caracciolo. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (B/B-).
SEX OF THE WITCH (1973) Original title: "Il Sesso della Strega." Italian cult horror. A rich, cynical wine-grower curses his family in the hour of his death, in particular his children whom he loathed for their material greed. Shortly after his burial his relatives begin dying of unnatural causes. Soon, the police decide to investigate the dead man's sister who is said to be a modern witch with supernatural powers. Susanna Levi, Arthur Kennedy, Franco Garofalo, Jessica Dublin, Camille Keaton, and others. Directed by Angelo Pannacio. Letterboxed. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A-/B).
SIGN OF THE GLADIATOR, THE (1959) Original title: "Nel Segno di Roma." English-language print of this lush spectacle film from director Guido Brignone. Zenobia, Queen of Palmira, revolts against Rome and defeats the Roman troops... But she makes a big mistake when she falls in love with enemy officer Marco Valerio. Starring Anita Ekberg, Georges Marchal, Folco Lulli, Chelo Alonso, and more. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
STOLEN AIRSHIP, THE (1967) Also known as: "I Ragazzi di Capitan nemo." Karel Zeman directs this colorful Jules Verne adventure, which contains some of the best animation we've seen to date. Previously available only in a German dub, this letterboxed print is in Czech language with English subtitles. (A/A-).
TREASURE OF THE AZTECS (1965) Also known as: "Mercenaries of the Rio Grande." English-subtitled print of this German western starring Lex Barker as a doctor sent to Mexico to retrieve stash of wealth hidden by ancient Aztecs. Also starring Rik Battaglia, Gerard Barray, Michele Girardon, and others. Directed by Robert Siodmak. Dubbed in German, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
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A.A.A. MASSAGGIATRICE BELLA PRESENZA OFFRESI... (1972) Pristine-quality print of this ultra rare giallo from director spaghetti western guru Demolfilo Fidani! The customers of a masseuse fall prey to a mysterious serial killer. Starring Ettore Manni, Simonetta Vitelli, Paola Senatore, Franco Ressel, and others. Shucks, I remember 10 years this film was considered the "holy grail" of gialli. I still can't believe I got the chance to watch it. For those who don't know, the Italian title translates as: "Beautiful Massesuse Offers Her Services." Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
AMORE FORMULA 2 (1970) Italian race-track comedy starring "Mal," Lino Banfi, Anabella Incontrera, Gerard Herter, Fabio Frizzi, and many more. Directed by Mario Amendola. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
ANIMA PERSA (1977) Also known as: "The Forbidden Room." English-subtitled edition of this giallo/horror film from director Dino Risi. Bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion, and it's soon obvious that something mysterious is up in the attic. Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Deneuve, Danilo Mattei. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A-/B).
ATTI IMPURI ALL'ITALIANA (1976) Also known as: "Impure Acts Italian Style." Comedy starring Maurizio Areana, Dagmar Lassander, Stella Carnacita, and otrhers. Directed by Oscar Brazzi. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
AVVENTURA AL MOTEL (1963) A series of sketches about people who have affairs in a motel: among them a starlet and a pilot, two bit casanovas, an industry manager and his secretary. Directed by Renato Polselli. Starring Gino Cervi, Anthonu Steffen, Margaret Lee, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
BEACH HOUSE (1977) Hard-to-find English language print of this Italian comedy starring Jodie Foster, Michele Placido, Gigi Proietti, Ugo Tognazzi, and others. Directed by Sergio Citti. Dubbed in English, with Swedish subtitles. (A-/B).
BEFFI, LICENZE, ET AMORI DEL DECAMERONE SEGRETO (1972) Giuseppe Vari directs this lush period comedy based on the tales of Boccaccio. Starring Malisa Longo, Giacomo Rizzo, Orcidea De Santis, and others. Letterboxed. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
BOMB FOR A DICTATOR (1957) Also known as "The Fanatics." Suspense thriller from France. A revolution breaks out in a South American country while its cruel dictator is on a trip to France. The rebels have made careful plans to blow up the dictator's private plane as he returns, but at the last second he changes plans and travels on a commercial flight. Intrigue and havoc ensue. Pierre Fresnay, Michel Auclair, Francoise Fabian. Directed by Alex Joffe. In English. (A/-B).
C'E UNA SPIA NEL MIO LETTO (1976) Also known as: "There's A Spy In My Bed." Italian comedy starring Enzo Cerusico, Martine Brochard, Nieves Navarro, Malisa Longo, and others. Directed by Luigi Petrini. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
DEATH IN SMALL DOSES (1957) Late-night potboiler about a government agent hired to investigate the use of illegal amphetamines among long-haul truck drivers. Peter Graves, Mala Powers, and Chuck Connors, star. Directed by Joseph M. Newman. In English. (A-/B).
DEATH ON THE FOURPOSTER (1964) Hard-to-find giallo about a group of young adults who spend the weekend in an old castle, only to find through a paranormal prediction that they are destined to be murdered one by one. Starring John Drew Barrymore, Gloria Milland, Antonella Lualdi, and others. Directed by Jean Josipoveci. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
DOMANI NON SIAMO PIU QUI (1967) Brunello Rondi directs this drama starring Robert Hoffmann, Ingrid Thulin, Umberto Raho, and others. Neurotic young woman disturbs a group of friends on vacation with her presence. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
DROPOUT (1970) Franco Nero and Vanessa Redgrave star in this scarce giallo from director Tinto Brass. Also starring Gigi Proietti, Frank Windsor, and Gabriella Ceramelli. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. From 16mm print. (B/B-).
EYES WITHOUT A FACE (1994) Original title: "Gli Occhi Dentro." One of Bruno Mattei's harder to find films, this one deals with a serial killer who likes to butcher people's faces. Monica Seller, Gabriele Gori, Emy Valentino, and others. Dubbed in English, with Spanish subtitles. (B/B-).
H2S (1969) Roberto Faenza directs this futuristic comedy about a student who revolts at a scientific university. Lots of cool sets. Starring Lionel Stander, Carole Andre, Denis Gilmore, aand others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
HOMICIDE IN BLUE LIGHT (1991) Original title: "Omicidio A Luci Blu." Late giallo from director Alfonso Brescia (Al Bradley). Metropolitan police sergeant (played by David Hess) is sent out to investigate serial killings after a string of prostitutes are murdered. Also starring Florence Guerin, Brian Peterson, Rik Battaglia, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
LABBRA DI LURIDO BLU (1975) Italian drama starring Lisa Gastoni, Helene Chanel, Corrado Pani, Silvano Tranquilli, and others. Directed by Giulio Petroni. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
METTI LO DIAVOLO TUO NE LO MIO INFERNO (1972) Another entry in the massive number of "Decameron" themed comedies which sprang up during the early 70's. Bitto Alkbertini directs Antonio Cantafora, Melinda Pillon, Margaret Rose Keil, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
MIO MAO: FATICHE ED AVVENTURE DI ALCUNI GIOVANNI OCCIDENTALI (1970) Nicolo Ferrari directs Yves Beneyton, Rosemary Dexter, Livio Barbo, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
MONDO PAZZO... GENTE MATTA (1966) Renato Polselli directs this comedy starring Silvana Pampanini, Franca Polesello, Livio Lorenzon, Aldo Bufi Landi, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
MR. RICCO (1975) Laughable low-budget crime which casts Dean Martin as a San Fransicso attorney hired to defend a black militant from murder. Also stars Eugene Roche, Thalmus Rasulala, and Philip Michael Thomas. Directed by Paul Bogart. In English. (A-/B).
OMBRE (1980) Also known as: "Shadows." Scarce giallo starring Lou Castel, Laura Belli, Ugo Bologna, Monica Guerritore, and others. Directed by Mario Caiano and Giorgio Cavedon. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
PARADISO DELL'UOMO (1963) Also known as: "Man's Paradise." Rare documentary which was probably originally billed as a "mondo" film to cash in the popularity of "Mondo Cane" and the like. Most of this takes place in the Orient. Directed by Giuliano Tomei and Susumu Hani. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
PE' SEMPE (1982) Seldom-seen drama from director Gianni Crea. Starring Mario Brega, Mauro Caputo, Gaetano Capozzoli, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
SETTE VIPERE, LE: IL MARITO LATINO (1964) Another rarity from director Renato Polselli, who was best known for his horror and exploitation films. A woman has her husband's estate possessed, him thrown out of their house and gets custody of their two children. The man flees to Italy with the children and fights for his rights in a tribunal. Gloria Paul, Lisa Gastoni, Vincenzo Cascino, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subs. (A-/B).
SPEED CRAZY (1959) Brett Halsey is an out of control punk who, after getting hooked on speed, kills a gas station attendant in the dead of night. While he tries frantically to lead an outwardly normal life, the police pursue their investigation for the killer. Yvonne Fedderson, Charles Willcox, Trustin Howard. Directed by William J. Hole, Jr. In English. (B/B-).
STATE PENITENTIARY (1950) Last film starring veteran actor Warner Baxter. Roger Manners, a former aircraft manufacturer, is wrongly accused and convicted of embezzlement of $400,000 and is given a long prison sentence. There he must decide rather or not to get involved in a prison break, or stay there while his wife can prove his innocence by playing at romance with the real culprit. Also stars Onslow Stevens and Karin Booth. Directed by Lew Landers. (A-/B).
TRAPPED IN A NET (1975) Also known as: "The Net." Rare crime/suspense thriller from Germany. Mel Ferrer plays a frustrated writer who begins killing women he meets. The crimes baffle the police, but not a sensationalistic journalist who persuades Ferrer to write about the murders. Also stars Klaus Kinski, Claudio Gora, Carlo De Mejo, and others. Directed by Manfred Purzer. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
TREASURE OF JAMAICA REEF (1975) Also known as: "Evil In The Deep." Stephen Boyd stars in this incredibly low-budget flick about a group of cut-throats looking for a lost treasure in the Caribbean. Also featuring Chuck Woolery, David Ladd, Darby Hinton, and others. Directed by Virginia L. Stone. In English. (A-/B).
ULTIMATUM ALLA VITA (1962) Exploitation guru Renato Polselli directs this war drama starring Franca Bettoia, Cristina Gaioni, Anthony Steffen, Claudio Gora, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
UOMO DELLA SABBIA, L' (??) Hard-to-find TV drama from director Giulio Questi. I looked high and low for info on this film, and was unable to find the year of release. However, the tale is a supernatural one, based on E.T.A. Hoffmann's "Sandman." Nuff said, right? Starring Donato Placido, Francesca Muzio, and Saverio Valone. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
VISCOUNT, THE (1967) Viscount Clint de la Roche (played by Kerwin Matthews), a playboy insurance detective vacationing in Spain with his assistant, Billette, is called to Paris to investigate a $2 million bank robbery. Fast-paced action also featuring Silvia Sorrente, Fernando Rey, Jean Yanne, and others. Directed by Maurice Cloche. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
WHO KILLED MARY WHAT'S 'ER NAME? (1970) Seamy low budget crime drama which casts Red Buttons as a concerned citizen who investigates a prostitute's murder in a low income NYC neighborhood. Also stars Sylvia Miles, Conrad Bain, Sam waterson, and others. Directed by Ernest Pintoff. In English. (A-/B).
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APACHES' LAST BATTLE (1964) Also known as: "Old Shatterhand." German western starring Lex Barker and Pierre Brice; the very first in the "Winnetou" series based on Karl May novels. Renegades trying to get the army to abandon their fort get the Indians addicted to whiskey, then convince them to attack and drive out the soldiers. Also starring Rik Battaglia, Daliah Lavi, and Gustavo Rojo. Directed by Hugo Fregonese. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
APPOINTMENT IN BEIRUT (1969) Original title: "Rebus." Interesting light thriller from director Nino Zanchin. Laurence Harvey plays a hard-drinking croupier who gets unwittingly sent to Beirut to infiltrate an international gang of crooks attempting to rip off the casinos. Also starring Ann-Margret, Luis Davila, Ivan Desny, and others. Slightly letterboxed print, dubbed in English. Note: picture quality is good, but there is some intermittent tracking fuzz at bottom of the screen. (B-/C).
BARABBAS (1961) Big budget Biblical epic involving the story of Jewish rebel who was set free at the crucifixion of Christ. Following his release, Barabbas endures numerous hardships and adventures, and ends up fighting in the arena as a Christian martyr. This spectacle runs over two hours. Starring Anthony Quinn, Vittorio Gassman, Valentina Cortese, Katy Jurado, Jack Palance, and others. Directed by Richard Fleischer. Letterboxed. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
BARBARIANS, THE (1953) Original title: "Il Sacco di Roma." Pristine quality print of this costume adventure flick in which two noble Italian families feud to the death during the 1500's. The drama is intensified by a pending invasion of foreign armies, which threatens to drown the countryside in blood. Starring Pierre Cressoy, Luigi Tosi, Helene Remy, and Vittorio Sanipoli. Directed by Ferrucio Cerio. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
BIG NIGHT, THE (1951) Exceptional crime drama which casts John Drew Barrymore as a naive adolescent who after witnessing his father's brutal beating at the hands of the local crime boss, grabs a gun and plots his revenge. He later meets up with an alcoholic reporter who seems to be his friend, but ditches him when things get nasty. Also starring Preston Foster, Philip Bourneuf, Joan Lorring, and others. Directed by Joseph Losey. In English. (B/B-).
BUTCHER, THE (1970) Original title: "Le Boucher." Crime thriller directed by the late Claude Chabrol. An unlikely friendship between a working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town. Starring Stephane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia, and others. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
COBRA, THE (1971) Also known as: "Angel's Leap." Not to be confused with the 1967 spy film, here's a French crime outing about a retired mafioso who gets forced back into action after the murder of his wife and child. Starring Jean Yanne, Senta Berger, and Sterling Hayden. Also features one of Gordon Mitchell's most memorable roles, this time playing a professional contract killer. Directed by Yves Boisset. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
DEATH IN A RED JAGUAR (1968) Excellent late-night thriller starring George Nader. When a string of related murders breaks out across the U.S., agent Jerry Cotton is sent to San Francisco to investigate. He traces the killings to a top-secret organization that offers a special "dial-a-death" service to wealthy clients. Co-starring Heinz Weiss, Daniela Surina, Carl Lange, and others. Directed by Harald Reinl. Slightly Letterboxed print. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
DESTRUCTION FORCE (1977) Also known as: "La Banda del Trucido." High-octane crime from director Stelvio Massi. After a shootout and robbery end with the death of police chief, detective Ghini goes in search of a suspect. Starring Luc Merenda, Katia Christine, Elio Zamuto, and others. Letterboxed. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
DON MATTEO (Season 4): The Bag (2004) English-subtitled print of this Italian TV series episode which casts an aging Terence Hill as Don Matteo, a priest who solves cases that are too difficult for the police. In this entry, the mismatched luggage of a murdered woman contains a clue which points to the killer. Also stars Francesco Siciliano, Pamela Saino, Nino Frassica, Flavio Insinna. Directed by Andrea Barzini. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
DON MATTEO (Season 4): Murder On The Airwaves (2004) Cool entry in this recent Italian TV series starring Terence Hill as a priest who tackles crimes that the police are unable to solve. In this episode, an alternative radio station is plagued by a series of murders. Nino Frassica, Flavio Insinna, Milena Miconi, and Natalie Guetta co-star. Directed by Andrea Barzini. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
DON MATTEO (Season 4): The Poisoned Chalice (2004) Parish priest Don Matteo (played by Terence Hill) has another crime to solve when a homeless man is poisoned after drinking from a chalice used during mass. Although he ties the crime to a number of related homicides involving homeless victims, is it possible that Don Matteo was the intended target? Starring Franco Interlenghi, Daniele Nuccetelli, Nino Frassica, Flavio Insinna, Milena Miconi, and others. Directed by Giulio Base. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
DON MATTEO (Season 4): Twirls Of The Heart (2004) After a child is fatally injured on an ice-skating rink, police discovered that someone had tampered with the thermostat. Don Matteo (played by Terence Hill) steps in to solve the crime. Italian TV episode co-starring Nino Frassica, Flavio Insinna, Natalie Guetta, Milena Miconi, Rossella Brescia, and Fabrizio Bucci. Directed by Giulio Base. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
FRENCH CONSPIRACY, THE (1972) Also known as: "The Assassination." Yves Boisset directs this complex thriller involving French security officials' attempt to capture a dangerous rebel leader who has fled to Switzerland for safety. Starring Jean-Louis Trinignant, Jean Seberg, Michel Piccoli, and others. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
GLADIATORS SEVEN (1962) Original title: "I Setti Gladiatori." Sword-and-sandal extravaganza starring Richard Harrison, Loredana Nusciak, Livio Lorenzon, and others. The son of respected citizen is framed for the escape of five gladiators, and subsequently forced to fight for his life in the Roman arena. Directed by Pedro Lazaga. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
INDIAN TOMB, THE (1959) Sequel to the "Tiger of Eschnapur" (see below), this German-made Indian adventure epic features the footage missing from AIP's truncated release. Architect Burton and the voluptuous native dancer Seetha flee from a jealous Maharajah who pursues them across India. Paul Hubschmid, Debra Paget, Walter Reyer, Claus Holm, and others. Directed by Fritz Lang. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
INTERNECINE PROJECT, THE (1974) Top-notch British thriller, which stars James Coburn as a college professor who becomes chairman of a secretive organization, and finds he must eliminate those who know too much about his past. He orchestrates a bizarre scheme to have them kill each other off. Also starring Keenan Wynn, Lee Grant, Harry Andrews, Christiane Kruger, and others. Directed by Ken Hughes. In English. (A-/B).
IRON WARRIOR (1987) Import print of this Italian sword-and-sorcery tale from director Alfonso Brescia. Warrior (played by Miles O'Keefe) sets out to battle an evil sorceress. Also starring Elisabeth Kaza, Savina Gersak, and others. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (A-/B).
LAST HOUSE IN ISTANBUL (CIRKIN DUNYA) (1974) Also known as: "Ugly World." Gritty Turkish crime drama about a gang of outlaws that break into the home of a rich doctor and terrorize the family at gunpoint. Starring Hulya Kocyigit, Savas Basar, Dogan Bavli, and others. Directed by Osman F. Seden. Dubbed in Turkish, with English subtitles. (B/B-).
MALLORY MUST NOT DIE (1971) Also known as: "My Name is Mallory... M Means Death." Super-rare spaghetti western starring Robert Woods. Gunslingers try to retrieve a ranch from wicked cattle baron. Also stars Gabriella Giorgelli, Renato Baldini, Aldo Berti, and others. Directed by Mario Moroni. Dubbed in English, with Dutch subtitles. Fairish print. (B-/C).
NIGHT OF A THOUSAND CATS (1972) Extended (80 minutes) English-language print of this classic Mexican horror yarn featuring Hugo Stiglitz as a wealthy playboy who murders gorgeous females to feed his ravenous cats. Rene Cardona Jr. directs this film co-starring Christa Linder, Gerardo Zepeda, Barbara Angely, and more. Dubbed in English, with Dutch subtitles. (A-/B).
NIGHT OF THE GREAT ATTACK (1960) Hard-to-find costume epic about a band of mercenaries that gets involved in a feud between the armies of Cesare Borgia and Caterina Sforza. When one of Sforza's allies defects, the mercenaries attempt to storm the castle before it's too late. Starring Agnes Laurent, Sergio Fantoni, Fausto Tozzi, Kerima, and Gianni Rizzo. Directed by Giuseppe Maria Scotese. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (B/B-).
PSYCHIC KILLER, THE (1975) Ray Danton directs this strange horror-like yarn about a former mental patient who receives psychic powers, and uses astral projection to destroy the people who have wronged him. Starring Jim Hutton, Paul Burke, Aldo Ray, Julie Adams, and others. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
PUMA MAN (1980) Alberto De Martino directs this low-budget superhero flick about a young man who gets hold of a mystical medallion which gives him superpowers able to defeat arch criminal (played by Donald Pleasance) who plots to take over the world. Walter George Alton, Sydne Rome, Silvano Tranquilli, and others. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
SHADOWS UNSEEN (1972) Original title: "Abuso Di Potere." Great quality English-language print of this crime drama/giallo hybrid which casts Frederick Stafford as a maverick police inspector who gets assigned to what would seem an ordinary homicide case. His investigations, however, soon open a can of worms involving organized crime at the highest levels. The police decide he's learned too much. Also stars Marilu Tolo, Corrado Gaipa, and Franco Fabrizi. Directed by Camillo Bazzoni. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (A/A-).
SPACE STATION ORION (1966) Also known as: "Space Patrol." This intriguing German TV series is set in a futuristic age when interstellar cruisers are needed to protect the earth from outer space menaces. The following series concerns the adventures of "Orion," one of the key space patrols needed to shield the earth from galactic invasion. Starring Dietmar Schonherr, Eva Pflug, Ursula Lillig, Wolfgang Volz, and others. Consists of seven 60-minute episodes on three discs. Counts as two titles. Dubbed in German, with English subtitles. (A-/B).
SPY CONNECTION (1983) Also known as: "Notturno." Often overlooked Italian thriller, which casts Tony Musante as a guy blackmailed and forced to assassinate a highly guarded KGB official. Also features Claudio Cassinelli, Maurizio Merli, Pino Colizzi, and others. Music score by Goblin. Directed by Giorgio Bontempi. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (A-/B).
TARGET EAGLE (1982) Also known as: "Playing With Death." Cool Spanish-lensed crime which casts Jorge Rivero as a desperado who gets hired by government agency to infiltrate a band of heroin smugglers. When the criminal boss finds out who he really is, he and his female partner escape over the Pyrenees in a hang-glider. Also starring George Peppard, Max Von Sydow, Maud Adams, and Chuck Connors. Directed by Jose Antonio De La Loma. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (A/A-).
TIGER OF ESHNAPUR, THE (1959) Excellent Indian epic from director Fritz Lang, which was significantly trimmed for American release. This is the complete print. Paul Hubschmid plays a European architect who goes to India to supervise a building project for the Maharaja Chandra. While there, he meets a beautiful dancer named Seetha (played by Debra Paget) with whom he falls in love. He and the Maharajah become the bitterest of enemies. Co-stars Luciana Paluzzi, Walter Reyer, Claus Holm, and others. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
TRAP, THE (1985) Also known as: "Dead Fright." Good Italian thriller starring Tony Musante as a man whose discarded mistress (played by Laura Antonelli) holds him prisoner so she can wreak her vengeance on him. Also stars Florinda Bolkan, Blanca Marsillach, and others. Directed by Giuseppe Patroni Griffi. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (A-/B).
VIRTUAL WEAPON (1997) Also known as: "Cyberflic." Director Antonio Margheriti's final film, which showcases Terence Hill and Marvelous Marvin Hagler as two Miami detectives out to thwart a crime lord who has developed a super-deadly explosive which he plans to sell to the highest bidder. Reasonably interesting action with good locations. Written by Bruno Corbucci. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
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APHRODITE, GODDESS OF LOVE (1958) Finally, a great-quality print of this colorful sword-and-sandal epic from director Mario Bonnard. Passion and intrigue abound at the court of Roman emperor Nero. Starring Anthony Steffen, Isabelle Corey, Ivo Garrani, John Kitzmiller, Irene Tunc, and others. Letterboxed. Dubbed in French, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
BLUE ISLAND (1982) Original title: "Due Gocce D'Acqua Salata." Italian-lensed cheeseball, which is essentially a rip-off of "The Blue Lagoon." Two teens (Sabrina Siani and Fabio Meyer) get stranded on a desert island where they learn to fend for themselves. While loving it up, they discover they're not alone, as hulking goon (Mario Padone) seeks to shares their slice of paradise with them. Directed by Luigi Russo and Enzo Doria. Dubbed in English, with Swedish subtitles. (A-/B).
CAPTAIN FABIAN (1950) Also known as: "Adventures of Captain Fabian." Unusual costume suspense/drama set in 1860 New Orleans. Errol Flynn plays a sea captain who gets amorously involved with a Creole girl he rescues from a rigged trial. Meanwhile, she becomes entangled with a seedy aristocrat (played by Vincent Price) who tries to frame Fabian for murder. Micheline Presle, Agnes Moorehead, Howard Vernon, and others star. Directed by William Marshall. In English. (A/A-).
CARNIVAL OF CRIME (1962) This grainy old crime thriller features a number of continental actors, though it's really a Brazilian-Argentinian production with an American director. Architect returns home from a business trip, only to find that his wife has disappeared. A search reveals that she has been murdered. Police soon suspect him of the crime. Jean-Pierre Aumont, Luis Davila, Alberto Dalbes, and Tonia Carrero, star. Directed by George Cahan. Dubbed in English. (A-/B).
CRY OF THE HUNTED (1953) Here's a rare treat. Vittorio Gassman gets top billing in this dark American crime drama, playing a desperate criminal who gets tracked through the Louisiana swamps by a police lieutenant (Barry Sullivan) and a backwoods sheriff. As they try to catch their man, a conflict of personalities comes into play. Also starring Polly Bergen, William Conrad, Robert Burton, and more. Directed by Joseph H. Lewis. In English. (B/B-).
DARK BAR (1988) Giallo-type thriller from Italy. After a female drug-dealer is shot to death in a bizarre club known as "Dark Bar," her sister and a close friend go underground to find out who committed the murder. Starring Marina Suma, Richard Hatch, Barbara Cupisti, and Vincent Regina. Directed by Stelio Fiorenza. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (B/B-).
EAGLE WITH TWO HEADS, THE (1948) French costume adventure/intrigue which stars Jean Marais as an anarchist who jeopardizes the royal court, while the queen maneuvers to avoid the inevitable coup. Edwige Feuillere, Silvia Monfort, and Jean Debucourt, also star. Directed by Jean Cocteau. Dubbed in French, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
GOOD LUCK, CHARLIE (1962) Original title: "Bonne Chance, Charlie." French thriller starring Eddie Constantine as an American who goes to Athens to hunt for a Nazi war criminal. Also stars Albert Prejean, Carla Marlier, and others. Directed by Jean-Louis Richard. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
GREEN BUDDHA, THE (1955) Wayne Morris and Mary Germaine star in this B-grade action/intrigue sizzler whose plot surrounds a stolen artifact known as the "Green Buddha." Also features Walter Rilla, Marcia Ashton, and Mary Merrall. Directed by John Lemont. In English. (B/B-).
JUST A DAMNED SOLDIER (1988) Super-cool war action starring Peter Hooten as leader of a pro-Cambodian strike force which steals a large gold supply from an agent of the Vietnamese government (played by Stelio Candelli). When the government kills Hooten's girlfriend, the strike force retaliates. Also starring Mark Gregory, Romano Kristoff, Christine Leigh, and others. Directed by Ferdinando Baldi. Letterboxed. Dubbed in English, with Japanese subtitles. (A/A-).
KRIMINAL (1966) English-subtitled print of this fast paced super-criminal film from director Umberto Lenzi. Glenn Saxson plays the titular character made popular by an Italian comic-strip. Police inspector chases Kriminal all over Europe as he (Kriminal) attempts to steal a priceless cache of diamonds. Also starring Helga Line, Andrea Bosic, Ivano Staccioli, and others. Letterboxed. Dubbed in Italian, with English subs. (A-/B).
LEATHERNECKS (1988) Original title: "Colli Di Cuoio." War action flick from director Ignacio Dolce. After U.S. patrol nabs a shipment of American weapons being transported by the Viet Cong, a mission is launched to track down the arms dealer. Starring Richard Hatch, James Mitchum, Antonio Marsina, Vassili Karis. Dubbed in English, with Greek subs. (A-/B).
LONG RETURNING, A (1975) Original title: "Largo Retorno." Slow-moving Spanish horror about a woman who undergoes a prolonged, artificially induced sleep. Mark Burns, Lynne Frederick, Charo Lopez, Fernando Hillbeck and others star. Directed by Pedro Lazaga. Dubbed in English, with Greek subtitles. (B/B-).
MALEVIL (1981) Above-average apocalyptic film from France. While sipping wine in an underground cellar, a small-town mayor and his guests hear a large explosion from outside. When they emerge, they find that the the world has been devastated. Starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Michel Serrault, Jacques Dutronc, and others. Directed by Christian de Chalonge. Letterboxed. Dubbed in French, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
MAD MEX: THE BLACKFIGHTER (1980) Obscure Spanish crime/action thriller starring Max Boulois as a Vietnam vet who gets stalked through the jungle by a group of rich businessmen whose hobby is hunting human prey. After using his war skills to turn the tables on them, he heads back to New York to discover who's behind it all. Also featuring Tom Hernandez, William Anthon, and others. Directed by Max Boulois. Dubbed in English, with Dutch subtitles. (B/B-).
MALATESTA'S CARNIVAL OF BLOOD (1973) Surreal but largely ineffectual low-budget horror about a carnival impresario and his ghoulish staff that kills off unwary intruders and guests. Starring Janine Carazo, Jerome Dempsey, Daniel Dietrich, and others. Directed by Christopher Speeth. In English. (A/A-).
MASK OF THE KRIMINAL (1968) Also known as "Four Buddhas For The Kriminal." Second entry in the super-criminal series starring Glenn Saxson. Based on popular Italian comic strip. Police inspector chases masked "villain." Also stars Andrea Bosic, Helga Line, Frank Olivier, Ugo Sasso, and others. Directed by Fernando Cerchio. Letterboxed. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (A-/B).
MR. MEAN (1977) Fast-paced Italian gangster film directed by and starring Fred Williamson as a guy who gets sent to Rome to kill off a wimpy but ruthless mafia boss (Lou Castel) who has taken his crime agenda too far. The various "families" have actually hired Mr. Mean to do the job. However, before he can get too far, his target hires another hit-man to take care of him. Great action which also features Raimund Harmstorf, Charles Borromel, and others; PLUS an original soundtrack by the Ohio Players. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
NIGHTS OF LUCRETIA BORGIA, THE (1958) Rare costume drama starring Belinda Lee as the titular character, a ruthless duchess whose lust for power knows no limits. Also stars Jacques Sernas, Arnoldo Foa, and Michele Mercier. Directed by Sergio Grieco. This letterboxed print is dubbed in French, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
SAMSON AND THE SLAVE QUEEN (1963) Upgrade!! Letterboxed theatrical version of this scarce costume swashbuckler featuring Alan Steel and Pierre Brice. Print looks like it came from the same old 16mm reels, but this English-language version is a marked improvement over our previous copy. Directed by Umberto Lenzi. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
SASSO IN BOCCA, IL (1969) Strange documentary about mafia-related murders and violence. Some stock footage thrown in, and a fair amount of controversial matter, though it's hard to tell how much of the film is staged. Directed by Giuseppe Ferrara. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
SHADOW OF THE EAGLE (1950) Russian-themed costume adventure. Catherine of Russia sends Count Orlov on a secret mission to Venice to abduct a princess laying claim to the royal throne. Once he gets there, however, he finds the woman hard to resist. Starring Richard Greene, Valentina Cortese, Greta Gynt, Binnie Barnes, and others. Directed by Sidney Salkow. In English. (A/A-).
SIGN OF THE GLADIATOR (1959) Original title: "Nel Segno di Roma." Hard-to-find (especially in English) Italian sword-and-sandal epic, which casts Anita Ekberg as Queen Zenobia, who revolts against the Roman empire -- but inadvertently falls in love with Marcus Valerius (played by Georges Marchal), a Roman consul. Also stars Folco Lulli, Chelo Alonso, Gino Cervi. Directed by Guido Brignone. This letterboxed print is in softish quality, but still quite watchable. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (B/B-).
SON OF DRACULA (1974) This cheap British-made horror outing has been categorized as a "musical vampire comedy." In reality, it is a semi-serious shlockfest with some rock music thrown in. Harry Nilsson plays a half-human, half-vampire count who wishes to undergo an operation to make him fully human. Dr. Van Helsing is willing to perform the surgery, but the evil Baron Frankenstein has other plans for him. Also featuring Ringo Starr, Dennis Price, Suzanna Leigh, Freddie Jones, and others. Directed by Freddie Francis. Dubbed in English. (B/B-).
TARZAN: MYSTERY OF THE JUNGLE (1973) Also known as: "The Green Inferno." A government operation sends agents posing as missionaries deep into the African jungle to locate the source of illegal arms shipments to the natives. They discover a Tarzan-like man living in the forest, who may be able to help. Decent Spanish jungle outing starring Richard Yestaran, Cesar Burner, Didi Sherman, and Julian Ugarte. Directed by Miguel Iglesias Bonns. Dubbed in English, with Swedish subtitles. (B/B-).
THREE MUSKETEERS, THE (1950) All but forgotten made-for-TV version of this classic costume adventure, starring Robert Clarke as D'Artagnan. Also featuring John Hubbard, Mel Archer, Paul Cavanagh, and Marjorie Lord. This film originally appeared as an early installment of the "Magnavox Theatre" program. Ah, the early days of television. In English. (A/A-). Note: This title has been double-billed on one disc with "Black Diamonds" (1940), starring Richard Arlen and Andy Devine.
ZORRO (1975) Ok, here's another Zorro film for you -- this one directed by Duccio Tessari, and starring Alain Delon! The newly arrived governor of an oppressed province poses as an indecisive weakling, while he secretly dons the mask of "El Zorro" to rid the land of tyranny. Also stars Ottavia Piccolo, Enzo Cerusico, and Giacomo Rossi-Stuart. Dubbed in French, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
ZORRO AT THE COURT OF ENGLAND (1969) This Fortunato Misiano production was rather a late-comer in the long fiesta of costume adventure pics released during the 50's and 60's. Spiros Focas is a suave Spanish nobleman by day, and masked avenger by night. Also starring Dada Gallotti, Franco Ressell, and Massimo Carocci. Directed by Franco Montemurro. Credits appear in English, but alas, the print is dubbed in Spanish with no subtitles. (B/B-).
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ALESSIA... UN VULCANO SOTTO LA PELLE (1978) Alfredo Rizzo directs this rare drama starring Karina Verlier, Mario Novelli, Ria De Simone, and others. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
A QUASIALSI PRESTO (1968) Also known as: "The Vatican Affair." Hard-to-find caper film starring Walter Pidgeon as a blind academic who enlists master crooks to snatch pricless Vatican treasures. Also starring Klaus Kinski, Ira Von Furstenberg, Guido Alberti, and others. Directed by Emilio Miraglia. Letterboxed. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
BASURA ESTA EN EL ATICO, LA (1979)
BYLETH (1972) Upgrade!! English-subtitled print of this excellent low-grade horror outing about a boy who is possessed. Starring Mark Damon, Claudia Gravy, Aldo Bufi Landi, and more. Directed by Leopoldo Savona. Letterboxed. In Italian, with English subtitles. (A/A-).
COLPO DA RE, UN (1967) Rare heist film starring Alan Steel (Sergio Ciani), Riccardo Garrone, Lea Lander, Roberto Messinia, and Pamela Tudor. Directed by Angelo Dorigo. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
COMANDO TXIQUIA (1976) Also known as: "La Muerte de Un Presidente." Not much info on this Spanish film. However, it looks like a crime drama of sorts. Starring Juan Luis Galiardo, Paul Naschy, Tony Isbert, and others. Directed by Jose Luis Madrid. Letterboxed. Dubbed in Spanish, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
COME CANI ARABBIATI (1976) Translation: "Like Rabid Dogs." Rare crime/action thriller starring Paola Senatore, Jean-Pierre Sabagh, Cesare Barro, and others. Directed by Mario Imperoli. Dubbed in Italian, with English subtitles. (B/B-).
DUE MAGNUM .38 PER UN CITTA DI CAROGNE (1975) Also known as: "Two .38 Magnums For a City Full Of Swine." Rare crime thriller starring Gordon Mitchell, Dean Statford, Luigi Pistilli, and Richard Lloyd. Directed by Mario Pinzauti. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B-/C).
EL BANDIDO MALPELO (1971) Also known as: "Il Lugo Giorno della Violenza." Rare spaghetti western about the Mexican revolution. Starring Eduardo Fajardo, George Carvell, Charo Lopez, and others. Directed by Giuseppe Maria Scotese. In Spanish, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
FANTABULOUS (1967) English-subtitled print of this caper film, which is also known as "La Donna, Il Sesso, e il Superuomo." Picture is in fair quality only. However, we also have a very good quality Italian language version. Starring Richard Harrison, Judi West, Adolfo Celi, and others. Directed by Sergio Spina. (B-/C).
HEY, AMIGO! A TOAST TO YOUR DEATH (1970) Original title: "Ehi, Amigo... Sei Morto!" Rare spaghetti western in which a postal officcer (played by Watde Preston) pursues a group of outlaws who have robbed a Texas stagecoach. Also starring Rik Battaglia, Aldo Berti, Raf Baldassare, Agnes Spaak, and others. Directed by Paolo Biancini. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B-/C).
I MAFIOSI (1959) Super-rare crime drama from director Roberto Mauri. Starring Erno Crisa, Luisella Boni, Roberto Mauri, Wandisa Guida, Philippe Hersent, and others. Letterboxed. In Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
INTERROGATORIO, L' (1970) Also known as: '"The Interrogation." Rare crime drama starring Benjamin Lev, Paolo Gozlino, Brigitte Skay, and others. Directed by Mario Imperoli. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A-/B).
LAST DESPERATE HOURS (1974) Great quality English-language print of this violent crime flick which was previously offered in 'Italian only' as "Milano: Il Clan Dei Calabresi." Starring Antonio Sabato, Silvia Monti, Pier Paolo Capponi, and others. Directed by Giorgio Stegani. Letterboxed. (A/A-).
QUANDO I PICCIOTTI SGARRANO (1978)
RADHAPARA: ENDSTATION OF THE DAMNED (1968) Diamond hunter in Ceylon searches for thieves who stole his jewels. Rare thriller starring Gordon Mitchell, George Nader, Femi Benussi, Rik Battaglia, and others. Directed by Hans Alban. Dubbed in German, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
RING (1978) Rare boxing flick starring Mario Cutini, Linda Sini, Serena Grandi, and more. Directed by Luigi Petrini. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR EACH CORPSE (1970) Spaghetti western starring Miguel de la Riva, Dyanik Zurakowska, Jose Truchado, and others. Directed by Jose Maria Zabalza. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (B/B-).
UNBELIEVABLE ADVENTURES OF ITALIANS IN RUSSIA (1971) Rare Russian/Italian comedy/action flick about a hunt for a dead aristocrat's treasure. Starring Andrei Mironov, Ninetto Davoli, Tano Cimarosa, and others. Directed by Franco Prosperi. Dubbed in Italian, with no subtitles. (A/A-).
WHEN THE BELL TOLLS (1970) Original title: "Quando Suona la Campana." WWII action film starring Brad Harris, Brigitte Skay, Gino Turini, Alfredo Rizzo, and others. Directed by Luigi Batzella. Dubbed in English. (A/A-).
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