Evil Eye (1963)

Directed by: Mario Bava

Stars: Letícia Román, John Saxon, Valentina Cortese

Country: Italy | Imdb Info | Ar: 16:9 | Brrip

Also known as: La ragazza che sapeva troppo, The Girl Who Knew Too Much

Description Nora is a young tourist traveling through Rome which takes a sudden turn when she witnesses a murder by a serial killer that the police have sought for years for the so-called Alphabet Killings, and Nora soon finds herself in way-over-her-head trouble when the police want her cooperation to catch the killer while the mystery killer soon targets her for his next victim.

American version Language: English | Subtitles: English (embed)

The American version contains entirely new footage in different parts of the film that drastically changes its tone and atmosphere. It also replaces the original Italian score by Roberto Nicolosi (and removes Adriano Celentano’s opening song Furore) with a new original score by Les Baxter.


1.77GB | 92:15mins | 1280×720 | mkv

Original Italian version Language: Italian | Subtitles: English (embed)

with Tim Lucas, author of Mario Bava Commentary (2nd track)


1.62GB | 88:45mins | 960×576 | mkv

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5 Responses to Evil Eye (1963)

  1. George Hargensen says:

    The very first “giallo” ever. Watch the Italian version, the American one has been chopped up and added “comic relief” scenes that render it a parody. Or better yet, watch both and then compare. Thanks for posting these great classics, Rarelust.

    • BonnieBarko says:

      I think you are right to compare both versions, because editing can really give a movie a certain mood which sometimes is not what the genuine intention was.
      It is rare that the American cut of a movie is longer than the original, but we have to consider Italy was very conservative even restrictive in censoring movies, but still I am curious when this is probably the 1st giallo, thx!

  2. Marcelo Bondioli says:

    R.I.P. John Saxon, from a brazilian fan.

  3. OSMOSIS says:

    Thank you for the great memories that spanned 2 1/2 Movie Generations, John Saxon, and Sleep Well. And Rarelust, Thank You for this movie.

  4. rarelust says:


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