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Black Sabbath (1963) was a Horror Film directed by Mario Bava and Salvatore Billitteri and produced by Salvatore Billitteri.

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Black Sabbath (1963)

By Beatrice on Jan 9, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Black Sabbath (I tre volti della paura) Directed by Mario Bava Written by Marcello Fondato, Alberto Bevilacqua and Mario Bava 1963/Italy Emmepi Cinematografica, Galatea Film, etc. First viewing/Netflix rental This is OK horror, stylishly presented by Mario Bava. There are a trio of stories here, ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: BLACK SABBATH (1963)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 15, 2015 From Virtual Virago

Mario Bava's 1963 Italian-French horror anthology, Black Sabbath, is both lurid and literary, much like Roger Corman's Poe films from the same era, but without the cheeky black humor that pervades the Corman canon. Even more so than in Corman's loosest adaptations, the literary pedigrees of Bava's t... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: BLACK SABBATH (1963)

By Jennifer Garlen on Oct 15, 2015 From Virtual Virago

Mario Bava's 1963 Italian-French horror anthology, Black Sabbath, is both lurid and literary, much like Roger Corman's Poe films from the same era, but without the cheeky black humor that pervades the Corman canon. Even more so than in Corman's loosest adaptations, the literary pedigrees of Bava's t... Read full article


Black Sabbath (1963) – UPDATED

on Aug 17, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film

This isn’t necessarily a reprint of my original review.? While the content of the film remains the same, Kino has released a restored Blu-ray edition.? I will include new information in italics regarding the placement of segments and bonus content. Today’s terrifying film is the 1963 Ma... Read full article


Saturday Morning Music Post – Black Sabbath and Jimmy Eat World

By Michael on Jun 22, 2013 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

This week we came back with a selection of two albums. One that may have been on the forefront of the releases and another lesser known band that should have had a wider spread. Let’s do this alright? Black Sabbath – 13 – 2013 When I first heard that Sabbath had a new r... Read full article


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Director Mario Bava's father, Eugenio Bava, created and sculpted the head for the ghost in 'The Drop of Water' as well as the served head for the segment 'The Wurdalak.'
This is the only film in which horror icon Boris Karloff plays a vampire.
There were additional scenes filmed with Boris Karloff introducing the segments, however AIP decided they were unnecessary and cut them from the film. Karloff would later say these introductions were some of the most fun he'd ever had on a film set.
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