Bloody Pit of Horror (Original Italian title: Il Boia Scarlatto) is a 1965 Italian gothic horror film based on the writings of Marquis de Sade and directed by Massimo Pupillo. The film, set in Italy, stars Mickey Hargitay, Walter Brandi, Luisa Baratto, and Rita Klein, and tells the story of a group of women modeling for a photo shoot, when the owner of the castle becomes the Crimson Executioner, bent on their deaths.
It was refused a UK cinema certificate when submitted to the BBFC in August 1967. The film is in the public domain.
Bloody Pit of Horror
Directed by Massimo Pupillo
Produced by Francesco Merli, Ralph Zucker
Starring Mickey Hargitay, Walter Brandi, Luisa Baratto, Rita Klein, Alfredo Rizzo
Running time 87 min
Language Italian English