A chilling horror film made by the often unseen director Mario Bava (BLACK SABBATH). In the small Transylvanian town of Karmingan, the population is plagued with a series of mysterious deaths. Lulli receives a letter from a young girl requesting his help. He arrives too late, however, for
she is dead. When the autopsy reveals a coin embedded in the girl's heart, the police pay a visit to Dali, a local witch. Dali explains the coin was her doing, in order to protect the girl's ghost from Vivaldi, a local baroness. It appears that when the baroness' young daughter had been killed a
few years back, her pleas had gone unnoticed by the villagers. This event whetted the ...