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Filmed in 6 weeks.

Dario Argento's directorial debut.

Based upon the novel "The Screaming Mimi" written by Fredric Brown.
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CastMario Adorf, Reggie Nalder, Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Carla Mancini, Enrico Maria Salerno, Umberto Raho, Eva Renzi, Renato Romano, Dario Argento, Fulvio Mingozzi, Werner Peters
DirectorDario Argento
Genre:  Horror, Mystery
Release Date:  June 12, 1970
MPAA Rating:  PG
Screen WriterDario Argento
Runtime:  1hr 38min
Studio:  Central Cinema Company Film
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review by . October 15, 2011
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**** out of ****     "The Bird with the Crystal Plumage" was the directorial debut of the great Dario Argento; a filmmaker from Italy who primarily enjoyed working in the horror and thriller genres. He didn't often branch out, but he was always willing. However, be it a drama, a comedy, or a darned action movie that he makes next; the man will always be known for the kinds of films that he made and made well. My personal favorite out of all Argento's features is "Deep Red". His …
review by . October 28, 2009
A tacky figurine, a nosy American and a mysterious slasher. Argento's directorial debut.
Sam Dalmas (Tony Musante) is an American living in Italy. One day he comes across the near slaying of a woman named Julia (Suzy Kendall).  A mysterious figure clad in black is seen running away from the scene.  Sam saves the woman's life but is shocked by what he just witnessed. The murder attempt is part of a series of serial killings that have been committed around town.  Instead of leaving well enough alone, Sam decides to play detective and searches around town for clues, …
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