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Also Known As: Died:
Born: May 12, 1930 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Madrid, ES Profession: Director ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Dark Mission (1988) as Director
A woman is in love with a CIA agent who is out to assassinate her drug kingpin father.
2.
Esmeralda Bay (1988) as Director
A corrupt dictator becomes involved with a wealthy arms dealer in a Central American country.
3.
Angel Of Death (1987) as Director
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5.
Sage des Todes, Die (1981) as Director
6.
Linda (1981) as Director
8.
Teuflishcen Schwestern, Die (1980) as Director
10.
Love Camp (1977)
12.
Greta - Haus ohne Manner (1977)
Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in to the hospital to find out what has happened to her sister who stayed there. Meanwhile Ilsa and one of the guards are forcing the inmates to have sex with male prisoners, filming them and selling it as pornoflicks.
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Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)
16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women, and the horned Devil, and told that it's all a bad dream. She writes a letter to God, and a Knight rescues her, only to fall into the hands of the Inquisition, put on the rack, and condemned to death like Joan of Arc.
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Porno Shock (1977)
Susan arrives in Haiti to live with her husband Jack, who lives with a lesbian housekeeper and Olga, a nymphomaniac platinum blonde, introduced to her as Jack's sister. Susan begins to have nightmares about voodoo ceremonies and murder.
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La Noche de los asesinos (1976)
Horror mystery about the residents of a Louisiana castle who are being murdered by a masked killer. When the family arrives for the reading of Marion's will, his wife is strapped to the face of a cliff and drowned by the tide. More murders follow, and as Inspector Bore (Vicente Roca) investigates, he discovers some dark secrets in the family's past.
20.
Jack the Ripper (1976) as Director
A Swiss-German horror film with Klaus Kinski as the notorious Jack the Ripper. A respected doctor by day, Kinski dismembers London prostitutes by night, until the local Inspector's girlfriend (Josephine Chaplin) goes undercover to catch him.
22.
Comtess aux Seins Nus, La (1975) as Director
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Shining Sex (1975)
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29.
Lorna, the Exorcist (1974)
The businessman Patrick (Guy Delorme) takes his wife Marianne (Jacqueline Laurent) and daughter Linda (Lina Romay) on a vacation. Patrick's old friend Lorna (Pamela Stanford) shows up just in time for Linda's 18th birthday and takes demonic, sexual possession of the girl's body and soul.
30.
Un Capitán de quince años (1974)
Dick Sand travels aboard the "Pilgrim" when, following dramatic events, the ship becomes without a captain. Fate has it so that, to keep all sailors in peace, he shall command the ship. All accept this arrangement, even Negoro - whose resentment will add treachery to circumstances already difficult to take the ship to safe harbour. To a point the task may prove impossible...
33.
Les Gloutonnes (1973)
According to legend, a group of women escaped from Atlantis just before the destruction of the continent. They took refuge on a mysterious island, and founded a kingdom. Men who dared approach the island, were devoured by these sexually voracious Atlanteans, and thus they were called "gobblers".
34.
Christina, princesse de l'erotisme (1973)
A girl arrives from London to visit her estranged relatives in a remote castle for the reading of her father's will. After a while she discovers that they are all in fact dead and her decision to live with them turns into a nightmare. Unable to leave she's drawn into a macabre underworld through visions of nude satanic rituals and her own impending sacrifice.
35.
Lustful Amazons, The (1973)
In medieval France, traveler Pygar tells he-man Karzan (Maciste in the French version) of his recent journey to a place called Antigua, and of its entire community of Amazons promising undreamed of sexual satisfaction to any man who comes upon them. More importantly, Pygar tells of a fortune in gold. Karzan/Maciste, is persuaded to undertake the journey in search of riches, unaware that Pygar is in collusion with the Amazon Queen to actually deliver Maciste as a slave stud to help rejuvenate the race. The expedition is ambushed, Maciste is placed into the Amazons' service, and Pygar, along with one of the Amazon women, Yuka, attempt to swipe a fortune in gold for themselves.
36.
Diary of a Nymphomaniac (1973)
Linda Vargas picks up Ortiz in a bar where she works in a lesbian show with Maria Toledano. She seduces him, phones the police and kills herself. Ortiz is held on suspicion of her murder. Ortiz's wife, Rosa, visits a friend of Linda's, the Countess Anna de Monterey who tells her how Linda went into a spiral of sex and drugs after being assaulted by Ortiz as a young girl at a fair-ground. Linda became the Countess's lover, then had a disastrous love affair with Alberto, the Countess' boyfriend. Rosa also meets Maria, who holds Linda's diary, where she relates how a fake Doctor turned her away from drugs and into a nymphomaniac.
37.
Erotic Kill (1973)
40.
Muerto Hace Las Maletas, El (1972) as Director
43.
Dracula Contra Frankenstein (1972) as Director
Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Morpho are killed just as they bring their creation to life. The monster is taken by Cagliostro and he now controls the monster and plans to have it mate and create the perfect master race!
44.
Les Demons (1972)
46.
Las Vampiras (1971)
Lucy is a young American lawyer, working in a law office in Istanbul. During the night, she has passionate dreams in which a sexy brunette harasses, and makes love to her, from which she's unable to defend herself. A minor case about an inheritance forces her to travel to one of the small islands off the Turkish coast. Then, her nightmares come upon her - in a lively manner.
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Sie totete in Ekstase (1971)
A young doctor kills himself after a medical committee terminates his research into human embryos, considering it too inhumane. His wife then seeks revenge on those who drove her husband to his death by luring each member of the committee into compromising situations and then killing them one by one.
51.
Count Dracula (1970) as Director
Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
52.
99 Women (1969) as Director
53.
Folterkammer des Doktor Fu Manchu, Die (1968) as Director
The infamous Chinese warlord plots to freeze the Earth's oceans.
54.
Falstaff (1967) as 2nd unit dir
Sir John Falstaff is the hero in this compilation of extracts from Shakespeare's 'Henry IV' and other plays, made into a connected story of Falstaff's career as young Prince Hal's drinking companion. The massive knight roisters with and without the prince, philosophizes comically, goes to war (in his own fashion), and meets his final disappointment, set in a real-looking late-medieval England.
55.
The Diabolical Dr. Z (1967) as Director
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The Awful Dr. Orlof (1962) as Director
A former prison doctor abducts beautiful women from nightclubs and tries to use their skin to repair his daughter's fire-scarred face.
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Cast (feature film)


Cinematography (feature film)

64.
Comtess aux Seins Nus, La (1975) as Cinematographer

Writer (feature film)

65.
Dark Mission (1988) as Screenwriter
A woman is in love with a CIA agent who is out to assassinate her drug kingpin father.
66.
Comtess aux Seins Nus, La (1975) as Dialogue
67.
Comtess aux Seins Nus, La (1975) as Screenwriter
68.
Dracula Contra Frankenstein (1972) as From Story
Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Morpho are killed just as they bring their creation to life. The monster is taken by Cagliostro and he now controls the monster and plans to have it mate and create the perfect master race!
69.
Muerto Hace Las Maletas, El (1972) as Screenwriter
70.
Dracula Contra Frankenstein (1972) as Screenwriter
Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Morpho are killed just as they bring their creation to life. The monster is taken by Cagliostro and he now controls the monster and plans to have it mate and create the perfect master race!
71.
99 Women (1969) as Screenwriter
72.
The Diabolical Dr. Z (1967) as Screenwriter
73.
The Awful Dr. Orlof (1962) as Screenwriter
A former prison doctor abducts beautiful women from nightclubs and tries to use their skin to repair his daughter's fire-scarred face.

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