Il Gatto a Nove Code
The Cat o' Nine Tails
(Italy/France/Germany, 1970, 111 minutes)
A reporter teams up with a blind former journalist to discover why a researcher at a genetic institute was killed. Smartly handled slasher-cum-murder mystery.
A Seda Spettacoli/Terra Filmkunst/Labrador Film co-production. Starring James Franciscus, Karl Malden and Catherine Spaak; with Cinzia de Carolis, Werner Pochat; also starring Tino Carraro. Directed by Dario Argento; produced by Salvatore Argento; screenplay by Dario Argento, based on a story by Dario Argento, Luigi Collo and Dardano Sacchetti; music by Ennio Morricone; director of photography (colour, Cromoscope), Erico Menczer; production and costume designer, Carlo Leva; film editor, Franco Fraticelli.