Hatchet For The Honeymoon

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1970
  • Color
  • Running Time: 88 min | Spain:83 min
  • Production Co: Manuel Caño Sanciriaco | Mercury Films | Pan Latina Films | Películas Ibarra y Cía.
  • Distribution Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Ibérica S.A. (1970) (Spain) (theatrical) | G.G.P. Releasing Company (1974) (USA) (theatrical) (English dubbed)
  • Director: Mario Bava
  • Written by Santiago Moncada
  • Edited by: Mario Bava
  • Music by Sante Maria Romitelli
  • Starring: Stephen Forsyth, Dagmar Lassander, Laura Betti

Plot Summary

  • A cleaver-wielding bridal designer murders various young brides-to-be in an attempt to unlock a repressed childhood trauma.

Also Known As

  • Il Rosso segno della follia (Italy, Original title)
  • Un'Accetta per la luna di miele (Italy)
  • An Axe for the Honeymoon
  • Blood Brides (UK)
  • Un Hacha para la luna de miel (Spain)
  • Hatchet for the Honeymoon (USA)
  • The Red Mark of Madness
  • The Red Sign of Madness


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