Review: The Case of the Scorpion’s Tail (1971)

When the killer is lurking around in a diving suit, the sea is probably not the smartest place to hide.

dvd“THE CASE OF THE SCORPION’S TAIL” (La coda dello scorpione)
1971
Giallo
Italy

Director: Sergio Martino
Stars: George Hilton, Anita Strindberg, Alberto De Mendoza
Distributor: NoShame
Runtime: 90 mins
DVD REGION 1

“Don’t go, Peter! He’ll kill you! Don’t go!”

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When the unfaithful Lisa’s husband dies in what seems to be an accident, she gets the insurance policy of a million pounds. When she travels to greek and collects the money she gets killed afterwards. The Interpol, the Greek police, the insurance company investigator and a journalist is on the case. More bodies turn up dead. Who’s the killer and where is the money?

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A great plot-driven Giallo that keeps you interested all the way. Also enjoyed the surroundings in Greece and England. The characters are pretty standard Giallo stereotypes, but that’s the fun of it. The movie is also filled with J&B whiskey shots. Check it out!

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A great NoShame release with a good 25 mins documentary/interview session with director, producer and actor, George Hilton.

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