When Mario Bava’s Black Sunday paid off in the USA for AIP, they commissioned this gorgeously shot color followup starring Boris Karloff. Multi-story films were all the rage in Italy in the early 60s and uneven as they usually were, this one is two-thirds swell. The dubbed and reworked AIP version, owned now by MGM, ‚ is a lot harder to see today than the subtitled Italian original, I tre volti della paura‚ (Three Faces of Fear).
About Mick Garris
Mick Garris will be Executive Producing a film for Universal called Unbroken. It is based on Laura Hillenbrand’s book on Louis Zamperini with Angelina Jolie directing. Previously, Garris created the Masters of Horror hour-long cable series of fright films helmed by well-known genre directors, including himself. Numerous screenplay assignments led to a career in directing, and he is perhaps best known for his long association with Stephen King, whose novels The Stand and The Shining have been translated by Garris into well-received mini-series. Mick authored the book, “Development Hell”, which can be ordered from Amazon.com at this link! Mick’s latest books “Snow Shadows” and “Tyler’s Third Act” are now out from Cemetery Dance. A new novella, “Ugly”, and new Hollywood desert noir novel, “SALOME”, will be coming out this year.