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The Awful Dr. Orloff (Remastered Edition)

The Awful Dr. Orloff (Remastered Edition)

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When beautiful music hall entertainers begin to disappear under mysterious circumstances, Inspector Tanner is summoned to investigate. His resourceful Fiancée decides to help him by going undercover as a cabaret singer, and succeeds all too well, attracting the attention of the diabolical Dr. Orlof, who, with his blind henchman Morpho, is using the skin of slain women to restore the beauty of his disfigured sister, Melissa! "The Awful Dr. Orlof" is one of the last films of the 1960s to strike a genuine chord of Gothic horror reminiscent of the great classics of Universal, and the silent masterworks of Germany's UFA. Simultaneously, it strikes an underlying harmonic of progress and innovation, heralding a new age of erotic and sadomasochistic permissiveness within the genre. Jess Franco's first major film is an atmospheric, well-photographed, amazingly lurid little masterpiece that deserves serious attention from horror fans. The brilliant, cacophonic jazz score and unusual camera angles work to create a real feeling of menace, and there's rich attention paid to period detail, and eerie lighting.

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    Title: The Awful Dr. Orloff (Remastered Edition)
    Genre: Horror
    Starring: Riccardo Valle, Conrado SanMartin, Howard Vernon, Conrado San Martín, Diana Lorys, Perla Cristal, Ricardo Valle, María Silva, Venancio Muro, Mara Laso
    Directors: Jes s Franco, Jesús Franco, Jess Franco
    Attributes: Black & White, Mono Sound
    Release Date: 8/20/2013
    Original Year: 1962
    Product Type: DVD
    Rated: NR
    Catalog #: 34
    UPC: 738329118129
    Item #: 720310X

    Technical Information

    Street Date: 8/20/2013
    Closed Caption: No
    Run Time: 86 minutes
    Studio: Redemption