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Keyword : Mario Bava


Splashy, wild, sexy, and stylish describes the world of the Italian fumetti ('black' adult comic books). But what happens to the fumetti when translated to the screen? A distant cousin to the giallo ('yellow' serial thrillers), the fumetti neri have been mainstays of Italian pop culture since their inception in the early 1960's. Curti traces their lineage from comic strip to movie screen.


Image Entertainment presents for the first time in North America, the uncut, English dub version of Mario Bava's gothic masterpiece, The Mask of Satan (re-titled Black Sunday by AIP for its US release in 1961).

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