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The Blood Spattered Bride (1972)

La novia ensangrentada (original title)
R | | Horror | April 1974 (USA)
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Newlywed Susan is haunted by visions of Mircalla Karnstein, a centuries-old bride who murdered her husband on their wedding night.

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Vicente Aranda
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Simón Andreu ... Husband
Maribel Martín ... Susan
Alexandra Bastedo ... Mircalla Karstein
Dean Selmier Dean Selmier ... Doctor
Ángel Lombarte Ángel Lombarte ... Carol's father
Montserrat Julió Montserrat Julió ... Carol's mother
Rosa M. Rodriguez Rosa M. Rodriguez ... Carol (as Rosa Rodriguez)
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Storyline

A young husband's sexual fantasies frighten his new wife and cause her to seek advice from Carmilla, a descendent of Mircalla de Karnstein. Carmilla seduces the young bride and forces her to commit gory acts of mutilation. Written by Mysty <rharvey@flash.net>

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The revenge of a young bride on her wedding night! See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

April 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Blood Spattered Bride See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Morgana Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was based on the early vampire Gothic novella "Carmilla," written by Sheridan Le Fanu and published in 1871. See more »

Goofs

Susan draws a portrait of Mircalla Karstein, on which Susan's husband doodles in the upper right-hand corner. Later, when Susan looks at the drawing, her husband's doodling is missing. See more »

Quotes

[first lines; the newlyweds arrive at a hotel]
Susan: I'd rather not stop.
Husband: But you gotta change your clothes.
Susan: I wanna go on driving at 90 miles an hour.
Husband: One thing at a time.
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Alternate Versions

The video version entitled Til Death Do Us Part is heavily edited See more »

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Featured in Mad Ron's Prevues from Hell (1987) See more »

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Very good erotic horror.
19 July 2001 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"The Blood-spattered Bride" is a remarkable film filled with haunting imagery gorgeously photographed by veteran cinematographer Fernando Aribas.Wonderful Alexandra Bastedo stars as a lesbian vampire who woos frigid newlywed Maribel Martin from her husband Simon Andreu on their honeymoon.After the film is over,you'll feel like you're waking from a dream,and all the inconsistencies and leaps of logic will surely infuriate many.There is also a nice amount of nudity and gore,so fans of Euro-horror will not be disappointed.


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