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Nameless, or If You Like, Jack the Knife

Another hidden Hammer classic, Hands of the Ripper (1971), which combines a maybe possession with some top-shelf Freudery and some not-inconsiderable gore.

Apropos to none of these ingredients, this figure may be one of the most frightening:


This is what happens when you mess with the daughter of Jack the Ripper.

Although it is highly unlikely that Dario Argento ever saw Hands, the mise-en-scene is right out of Suspiria.

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