Bloody Pit of Horror (1965)

Director
Massimo Pupillo

Main cast
Mickey Hargitay; Walter Brandi; Alfredo Rizzo; Ralph Zucker; Barbara Nelli

Genres
Horror

Description
A photographer and his models go to an old, abandoned castle for a photo shoot. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is inhabited by a lunatic who believes himself to be the reincarnated spirit of a 17th-century executioner whose job it is to protect the castle against intruders.


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