The Bloody Pit of Horror

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The Bloody Pit of Horror ★½ Crimson Executioner; The Red Hangman; Il Boia Scarlatto 1965

While wife Jayne Mansfield was in Italy filming “Primitive Love,” bodybuilder Hargitay starred in this sado-horror epic. He owns a castle that is visited by a group of models for a special shoot. While in the dungeon, Hargitay becomes possessed by the castle's former owner, a sadist, and begins torturing the models. Supposedly based on the writings of the Marquis de Sade. 87m/B VHS, DVD . IT Mickey Hargitay, Louise Barrett, Walter Brandi, Moa Thai, Ralph Zucker, Albert Gordon; D: Max (Massimo Pupillo) Hunter; W: Romano Migliorini, Roberto Natale; C: Luciano Trasatti; M: Gino Peguri.