|The Cat o' Nine Tails 1971 PG, 112 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Thriller
Director: Dario Argento
Cast: Karl Malden, James Franciscus, Catherine Spaak, Pier Paolo Capponi, Carlo Alighiero, Vittorio Congia, Horst Frank, Rada Rassimov, Aldo Reggiani, Tom Felleghy, Cinzia De Carolis, Tino Carraro
Franco Arno (Karl Malden) was once a newsman, but now he is blind and writes crossword puzzles for a living. One night, he hears a conversation between two men sitting outside a medical institute in which genetic experiments are performed, and that night an institute guard is killed. More murders ensue, and Franco teams with reporter Carlo Giordani (James Franciscus) to get the real story about what is going on at the institute.
|The Grand Duel 1972 R, 95 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Western
Director: Giancarlo Santi
Cast: Lee Van Cleef, Horst Frank, Alberto Dentice, Marc Mazza, Jess Hahn, Antonio Casale, Klaus Grunberg, Dominique Darel, Alessandra Cardini, Gastone Pescucci, Elvira Cortese, Giovanni Filidoro, Anna-Maria Gherardi, Hans Terofal, Salvatore Baccaro
In this spaghetti Western, Sheriff Clayton (Lee Van Cleef) comes to the aid of Philipp (Alberto Dentice). Philipp was framed for murdering the powerful Patriarch Saxon (Horst Frank) but escaped from jail. Now, the Patriarch's sons–David (also played by Frank), Adam (Klaus Grunberg), and Eli (Marc Mazza)–have put a bounty on Philipp. They had not only framed Philipp but also caused Clayton to lose his job, and Philipp and Clayton set out to confront them and reveal the truth about the Patriarch's murder.
|The Head 1959 N/R, 95 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Horror / Sci-Fi
aka: A Head for the Devil
The Screaming Head
Director: Victor Trivas
Cast: Horst Frank, Michel Simon, Paul Dahlke, Karin Kernke, Helmut Schmid, Christiane Maybach, Dieter Eppler, Kurt Muller-Graf, Maria Stadler, Otto Storr, Walter Holten, Eleanore Noelle, Michel Simon, Kurt Muller-Graf
Dr. Abel (Michel Simon) invents a serum to keep the severed head of a dog alive. When Abel dies of a heart attack, his crazed associate, Dr. Ood (Horst Frank), preserves Abel's head in hopes of learning how to make the secret serum and to have Abel's head advise him while he places the head of his hunchback nurse onto the body of a stripper in order to get the "perfect" woman. Meanwhile, the head pleas for death, which it finally gets.
|I Deal in Danger 1966 N/R, 90 min.|
Genre: Action / Drama
Director: Walter Grauman
Cast: Robert Goulet, Christine Carere, Donald Harron, Horst Frank, Werner Peters, Eva Pflug, Christiane Schmidtmer, John Van Dreelen, Hans Reiser, Margit Saad, Peter Capell, Osman Ragheb, John Alderson, Dieter Eppler, Manfred Andrae
Three episodes from the TV show "Blue Light" make up this film in which Robert Goulet stars as American secret agent David March who convinces the Nazis that he is a traitor in order to get access to an underground weapons factory and blow it up. In the midst of his spy work, David still has time for romance with a German scientist (Eva Pflug) and a French singer (Christine Carere).
|The Vengeance of Fu Manchu 1967 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Jeremy Summers
Cast: Christopher Lee, Tony Ferrer, Tsai Chin, Douglas Wilmer, Wolfgang Kieling, Horst Frank, Maria Rohm, Howard Marion-Crawford, Peter Carsten, Suzanne Roquette, Noel Trevarthen, Mona Chong
The evil Fu Manchu (Christopher Lee) is back and still plotting to become the world's most feared criminal. His plan: kidnap a surgeon and force him to remake the face of one of Fu Manchu's prisoners into that of Scotland Yard nemesis Nayland Smith. He then sends the double–under hypnosis–to kill Smith's maid. Now Nayland Smith is convicted of murder, and Fu Manchu sets out to do the same thing in other countries.
|1. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)|
2. The Grand Duel (1972)
3. The Head (1959)
aka: A Head for the Devil
aka: The Screaming Head
4. I Deal in Danger (1966)
5. The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967)
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