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The Case of the Scorpions Tail

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Director  Sergio Martino
Music director  Bruno Nicolai
Country  Italy Spain
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Mystery, Thriller
Language  Italian
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Release date  16 August 1971
Writer  Eduardo Manzanos Brochero (story), Eduardo Manzanos Brochero (screenplay), Ernesto Gastaldi (screenplay), Sauro Scavolini (screenplay)
Screenplay  Ernesto Gastaldi, Sauro Scavolini, Eduardo Manzanos Brochero
Cast  George Hilton (Peter Lynch), Anita Strindberg (Cléo Dupont), Alberto de Mendoza (John Stanley), Ida Galli (Lisa Baumer), Janine Reynaud (Lara Florakis), Luigi Pistilli (Inspector Stavros)
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The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (Italian: La coda dello scorpione / Tail of the Scorpion) is a 1971 Italian giallo film directed by Sergio Martino, produced by Luciano Martino and co-written by Ernesto Gastaldi and Eduardo Maria Brochero. It starred George Hilton, Anita Strindberg, Ida Galli and Janine Reynaud, and the music soundtrack was by Bruno Nicolai.


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A widow named Lisa (Ida Galli) inherits a small fortune when her husband dies in a freak jet crash. However, before she can escape to a retreat with her secret lover, the widow is brutally slashed to death and the money stolen. Now an insurance investigator (George Hilton) and his journalist love interest must figure out exactly who is murdering anyone involved with the late widow, and why. A strange gold cufflink holds the key to the mystery.


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  • George Hilton as Peter Lynch
  • Anita Strindberg as Cléo Dupont
  • Alberto de Mendoza as John Stanley
  • Ida Galli as Lisa Baumer
  • Janine Reynaud as Lara Florakis
  • Luigi Pistilli as Inspector Stavros
  • Tom Felleghy as Mr. Brenton
  • Luis Barboo as Sharif
  • Lisa Leonardi as Hostess
  • Tomás Picó as George Barnet
  • Critical reception

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    AllMovie called it a "devilishly entertaining giallo thriller".

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    Adrian Luther Smith wrote " of the best of Sergio Martino's impressive batch of thrillers. It has considerable energy, some pleasing exotic locations and is crammed with a great cast of shady characters.....The resulting gory carnage is graphically presented."

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