The Case of The Scorpions Tail

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1971
  • Color
  • Running Time: 90 Min.
  • Production Co: Copercines, Cooperativa Cinematográfica | Devon Film
  • Directed by Sergio Martino
  • Written by Ernesto Gastaldi, Eduardo Manzanos Brochero, Sauro Scavolin
  • Starring George Hilton, Anita Strindberg, Alberto de Mendoza, Ida Galli, Janine Reynaud, Luigi Pistilli, Tom Felleghy, Evelyn Stewart, Luigi Pistilli
  • Produced by Luciano Martino
  • Original Music by Bruno Nicolai
  • Cinematography by Emilio Foriscot
  • Film Editing by Eugenio Alabiso

Also known as

  • Der Schwanz des Skorpions (Germany)
  • La cola del escorpión (Spain)
  • The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (USA/International English exact title)
  • La coda dello scorpione (Original title, Italy)
  • La queue du scorpion (France)


A widow inherits a small fortune when her husband dies in a freak jet crash. However, before she can escape to a retreat with her secret lover the widow is brutally murdered and the money stolen. Now an insurance investigator and his journalist love interest must figure out exactly who is murdering anyone involved with the late widow and exactly what their vicious vendetta is. (Wikipedia)

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