Baron Blood

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1972 | Color
  • Running Time: Argentina:92 min | Italy:98 min | USA:90 min
  • Production Co: Dieter Geissler Filmproduktion (co-production) | Euro America Produzioni Cinematografiche
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (AIP) (1972) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Astral Films (1972) (Canada) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Mario Bava
  • Written by Vincent Fotre
  • Starring Joseph Cotten, Elke Sommer, Massimo Girotti, Rada Rassimov
  • Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Alfredo Leone
  • Original Music by Les Baxter (US version), Stelvio Cipriani
  • Cinematography by Mario Bava (uncredited)
  • Film Editing by Carlo Reali

Plot Summary

  • A young man, visiting the castle of a murderous ancestor in Austria, accidentally brings his dead relative back to life - searching for new victims.

Also Known As

  • The Torture Chamber of Baron Blood (USA - long title)
  • Baron Vampire (France) (theatrical title)
  • Baron vampire (France)
  • Chamber of Tortures
  • La Sete del barone Blood (Italy - working title)
  • The Blood Baron
  • The Thirst of Baron Blood
  • Verinen paroni (Finland)


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