Video/Film, DVD in English, French

Danse macabre

Cosmopolis Films et les Films Marbeuf présentent ; scénario et dialogues originaux Jean Grimaud et Gordon Wilson, Jr. ; une production Era cinematografica, Leo Lax Films ; réalisation, Giovanni Addessi ; [directed by Antonio Margheriti].
  • Novi, MI : Synapse Films, ©2002.
  • Uncensored international version.
  • 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD.
Also known as
  • Danza macabra
  • Castle of blood
Credits
  • Director of photography, Richard Kramer ; music, Ritz Ortolani.
Performers
  • Cast: Barbara Steele, George Rivière, Margrete Robsahm, Henry Kruger, Montgomery Glenn, Sylvia Sorent, Phil Karson, Ben Steffen, Johnny Walters, Merry Powers.
Subjects
Summary
  • A writer meets Edgar Allan Poe and Lord Blackwood at an inn. They bet him that he can't spend the night alone in a certain castle on All Soul's Eve. On that night, every person who ever died there re-enacts his deaths. He meets the beautiful Elizabeth Blackwood and discovers she has no heartbeat. He sees several horrible murders replayed by the dead inhabitants. When he discovers that they plan to kill him for his blood he runs outside and is impaled on an iron fence. Poe and Blackwood arrive and collect their money from his pocket.
Other information
  • Based on a story by Edgar Allen Poe.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1964.
  • New digital 1.78:1 transfer enhanced for widescreen television.
  • Special features: theatrical trailer; still gallery.
  • Not rated.
  • Language: In English or French; new English subtitles for the newly restored French language footage.
  • Video Americain collection.
Publisher's number
  • SFD0020 Synapse Films
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 51025735
  • OCLC: 51025735