Black Sunday

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1960
  • Black and White
  • Runtime: 87 min
  • Production Co: Alta Vista Productions (US Version), Galatea Film, Jolly Film
  • Distribution Co: American International Pictures (1961) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed) | Astral Films (1961) (Canada) (theatrical) (dubbed)
  • Directed by Mario Bava
  • Written by Nikolai Gogol, Ennio De Concini, Mario Serandrei, Mario Bava (Uncredited), George Higgins
  • Starring: Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Andrea Checchi, Ivo Garrani, Arturo Dominici, Enrico Olivieri, Antonio Pierfederici.
  • Produced by Samuel Z. Arkoff, Massimo De Rita, Lou Rusoff
  • Original Music by Les Baxter (US Version), Roberto Nicolosi (Italian)
  • Cinematography by Mario Bava
  • Film Editing by Mario Serandrei

Plot Summary

  • A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant, with only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor standing in her way.

Also Known As

  • Die Stunde wenn Dracula kommt (Germany) | La Maschera del demonio (Italy) | House of Fright | Mask of the Demon | Revenge of the Vampire (UK) | The Demon's Mask | The Hour When Dracula Comes | The Mask of Satan | Le Masque du démon


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