Episode 35.5: The Gialli of 1971 (Part 2 of 2), feat. Patrick Ripoll of Tracks of the Damned
SHARPEN YOUR STRAIGHT RAZORS AND POLISH YOUR BLACK LEATHER, WE’RE NOT QUITE DONE WITH ITALIAN THRILLERS JUST YET!!
Welcome back to Genre Grinder’s look back on the gialli of 1971. In part one, Gabe (the fan) and Patrick (the skeptic) covered Sergio Martino’s The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (Italian: Lo strano vizio della Signora Wardh), Dario Argento’s Cat O’ Nine Tails (Italian: Il gatto a nove code), Lucio Fulci’s Lizard in a Woman’s Skin (Italian: Una lucertola con la pelle di donna), Enzo G. Castellari’s Cold Eyes of Fear (Italian: Gli occhi freddi della paura), and José María Forqué’s Eye of the Hurricane (Spanish: El ojo del huracán).
Part two (of two) features even more giallo goodness, including Luigi Bazzoni’s The Fifth Cord (Italian: Giornata nera per l'ariete), Emilio Miraglia’s The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (Italian: La notte che Evelyn usci’ dalia tomba), Umberto Lenzi’s Oasis of Fear (aka: An Ideal Place to Kill; Italian: Un posto ideale per uccidere), Mario Bava’s A Bay of Blood (Italian: Ecologia del delitto; aka: Twitch of the Death Nerve), Duccio Tessari’s The Bloodstained Butterfly (Italian: Una farfalla con le ali insanguinate), Paolo Cavara’s The Black Belly of the Tarantula (Italian: La tarantola dal ventre nero), and Aldo Lado’s Short Night of the Glass Dolls (Italian: La Corta notte delle bambole di vetro).
00:00 – Intro
01:37 – The Fifth Cord
22:29 – The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave
40:04 – Oasis of Fear
1:00:00 – A Bay of Blood
1:09:02 – The Bloodstained Butterfly
1:22:01 – Black Belly of the Tarantula
1:34:29 – Short Night of the Glass Dolls
1:55:11 – Outro
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