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Director:
Writers:
Giuseppe Belli (screenplay)
Giuseppe Belli (story)
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Release Date:
August 1969 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
White veils for angels...
Plot:
When a possessive narcotics detective strongly suspects that his young beautiful wife is cheating on him, he hires a professional hitman to bump her off. All the while trying to solve a string of strange murders. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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John Mills ... Inspector Franz Bulon

Luciana Paluzzi ... Lisa

Robert Hoffmann ... Max Lindt
Renate Kasché ... Marianne
Tullio Altamura ... Ostermeyer
Carlo Hinterman ... Mansfeld (as Carlo Hintermann)
Enzo Fiermonte ... Siegert
Loris Bazzocchi ... Kruger
Jimmy il Fenomeno
Paola Natale
Mirella Pamphili
Vanna Polverosi ... Ursula
Rodolfo Licari ... Olaf
Bernardino Solitari ... Muller
Carlo Spadoni ... Eric
Giuseppe Terranova ... Rabbit
Robert Van Daalen ... Dr. Gross

Directed by
Massimo Dallamano 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Giuseppe Belli  screenplay
Giuseppe Belli  story
Massimo Dallamano  screenplay
Peter Kintzel  dialogue
Audrey Nohra  dialogue
Vittoriano Petrilli  dialogue
Vittoriano Petrilli  screenplay

Produced by
Giancarlo Marchetti .... producer
 
Original Music by
Giovanni Fusco 
Gianfranco Reverberi 
 
Cinematography by
Angelo Lotti 
 
Film Editing by
Daniele Alabiso 
Stanley Frazen (English version) (as Stan Frazen)
Michael Pozen (English version) (as Mike Pozen)
 
Production Design by
Giorgio Aragno 
 
Art Direction by
Hans Hutter 
 
Set Decoration by
Giuseppe Bassan 
 
Costume Design by
Bonizza Aragno 
 
Makeup Department
Marisa Laganga .... hair stylist
Raul Ranieri .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Mario Barboni .... production supervisor
Robert S. Eisen .... post-production supervisor (english version)
Giancarlo Marchetti .... general manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Monica Venturini .... assistant director (as Monica Felt)
 
Sound Department
Del Harris .... sound editor: English version
Russell Malingren .... sound recordist (English version)
Alessandro Sarandrea .... sound engineer (as Sandro Sarandrea)
John Shouse .... sound editor: English version
 
Special Effects by
Enrico Catalucci .... special effects (as E. Catalucci)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Giorgio Garibaldi Schwarze .... assistant camera (as Giorgio Schwarze)
Giuseppe Gatti .... camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Harry Eisen .... supervising editor (English language version)
Pierluigi Leonardi .... assistant editor
Brigida Mastrolillo .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Willard Jones .... orchestrator
Gian Piero Reverberi .... conductor
 
Other crew
Anna Bellini .... direction secretary
Incir De Paolis .... unit publicist
Luigi Sellazione .... production secretary
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"A Black Veil for Lisa" - Ireland (English title) (imdb display title), USA
"Das Geheimnis der jungen Witwe" - West Germany
"Death Has No Sex" -
"La muerte no tiene sexo" - Mexico (imdb display title), Spain
"A morte não tem sexo" - Portugal (imdb display title)
"Le tueur frappe la nuit" - Canada (French title) (video title)
"Le tueur frappe trois fois" - France
"O ekviasmos" - Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
"Showdown" - Belgium (French title) (video title)
"Um Véu Negro para Lisa" - Brazil (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
95 min
Language:
Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Italian censorship visa # 51936 delivered on 2-7-1968.See more »
Soundtrack:
Melodie de LisaSee more »

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14 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
'Gilda' Goes Giallo!, 23 February 2004
Author: david melville (dwingrove@qmuc.ac.uk) from Edinburgh, Scotland

So few Euro directors have done more to exile themselves from the arthouse pantheon than Massimo Dallamano. His work is slick, trashy and stylish in the manner of a fashion supplement in one of the cheaper Sunday newspapers. Yet at least three of his films are compelling studies in morbid sexuality and erotic obsession. A Black Veil for Lisa is nowhere near as famous as Venus in Furs or Dorian Gray, but it's still an intriguing brew. Imagine a giallo version of Proust's La Prisonniere with sex, drugs and serial killings thrown into the mix.

Like the other two films, it has a protagonist whose physical beauty and sexual magnetism leave her immune to the qualms of everyday good behaviour. Lisa is played by Luciana Paluzzi - a voluptuous, flame-haired tigress who's best remembered as the bad girl in Thunderball. Like almost every Bond girl since Ursula Andress, she somehow failed to become a great star. Bitterly unjust, as Paluzzi in this film is a femme fatale to rival Rita Hayworth in Gilda. We can well understand the anxieties of her drab and dreary husband (John Mills) who obsessively polices her every move.

The mystery, of course, is why Lisa married this old dolt in the first place. Suspecting his wife of sleeping around, Mills commits a grave breach of professional ethics (he's a police inspector, no less) and blackmails a hunky hitman (Robert Hoffmann) to kill her. Naturally, Lisa and said hitman fall in love...and there are plenty more twists where that came from. A Black Veil for Lisa could never be mistaken for Art. Still, it's a potent reminder that Trash is often more fun!

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