Slaughter Hotel

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Slaughter Hotel
Slaughter Hotel FilmPoster.jpeg
VHS poster
Directed by Fernando Di Leo
Produced by Tiziano Longo
Armando Novelli
Screenplay by Fernando Di Leo
Nino Latino
Story by Fernando Di Leo
Nino Latino
Starring Klaus Kinski
Music by Silvano Spadaccino
Cinematography Franco Villa
Edited by Amedeo Giomini
Cineproduzioni Daunia 70
Release dates
  • 2 August 1971 (1971-08-02)
Running time 97 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Slaughter Hotel (Italian: La bestia uccide a sangue freddo and also known as Asylum Erotica and Cold Blooded Beast) is a 1971 Italian horror film directed by Fernando Di Leo and starring Klaus Kinski.[1]


An axe-wielding maniac stalks the beautiful, scantily-clad women of an upscale sanitarium, all under the watchful eye of the mysterious Dr. Keller (Klaus Kinski).


  • Klaus Kinski as Dr. Francis Clay
  • Margaret Lee as Cheryl Hume
  • Rosalba Neri as Anne Palmieri
  • Jane Garret as Mara
  • John Karlsen as Professor Osterman
  • Gioia Desideri as Ruth
  • John Ely as Gardener
  • Fernando Cerulli as Augusto, the chauffeur
  • Sandro Rossi
  • Giulio Baraghini as Policeman
  • Ettore Geri as Inspector
  • Antonio Radaelli
  • Monica Strebel as Nurse Helen
  • Carla Mancini as Nurse
  • Franco Marletta as Male nurse
  • Piero Nistri
  • Daniela Di Bitorno
  • Enzo Spitaleri
  • Marco Mariani as Male nurse
  • Gilberto Galimberti as Policeman
  • Rosanna Braida
  • Lina Franchi as Nurse killed with scythe (uncredited)


The film was released theatrically in the United States by Hallmark Releasing in 1972.[2] The film was released on DVD by Media Blasters on their sub-label Shriek Show in 2004.[3]


  1. ^ "New York Times: Slaughter Hotel". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-10-25. 
  2. ^ "Company Credits for La bestia uccide a sangue freddo". Retrieved 2011-03-31. 
  3. ^ "Slaughter Hotel". Retrieved 2011-03-31. 

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