Night of the Scorpion

aka La casa de las muertas vivientes
  • Country of origin: Spain, Italy
  • Year released: 1972
  • Genre: Horror, Thriller
  • Director: Alfonso Balcázar
  • Length: 82 min
  • IMDb rating: Night of the Scorpion (1972) on IMDb

Selected disc options for Night of the Scorpion

Dorado box art
Dorado BD-ALL/US
Audio Commentary by Troy Howarth has extra
Vintage Spanish/Italian Trailer Reel (52:02) has extra


  • Dorado’s Blu-ray presents the longer English version containing nudity missing from the Spanish version; and includes an 8-page booklet “Notes on the Scorpion” by Bryan Martinez, a 4-page booklet with film notes by Robert Monell, and 15 vintage Spanish and Italian trailers:
    1. Camino solitario (1984)
    2. El asesino no está solo (The Killer is Not Alone, 1975)
    3. Evil Eye (Malocchio, 1975)
    4. High Crime (La polizia incrimina la legge assolve, 1973)
    5. Knife of Ice (Il coltello di ghiaccio, 1972)
    6. Las chicas del tanga (1987)
    7. The Young Bride (La sposina, 1976)
    8. Loves of a Nympho (Our Lady of Lust; Cristiana monaca indemoniata, 1972)
    9. La mondana nuda (1980)
    10. The Red Nights of the Gestapo (Le lunghe notti della Gestapo, 1977)
    11. La venganza de la momia (The Mummy’s Revenge, 1975)
    12. The Tunnel (Eroina, 1980)
    13. Tiffany memorandum (1967)
    14. Trágica ceremonia en villa Alexander (Tragic Ceremony; Estratto dagli archivi segreti della polizia di una capitale europea, 1972)
    15. Women in Cell Block 7 (1973)

Ultimate Edition

Combine the best digital presentation with a selection of choice extras for the ultimate edition.

Night of the Scorpion title screen
Presentation Dorado BD
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p24
      • Overall bit rate: 24.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 2.35:1
      • Length:1:30:42.791
      • File size: 15.50 GiB
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 192 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
  • Subtitles
    • English
    • Italian
    • Spanish
Extras Audio Commentary by Troy Howarth Dorado BD
Vintage Spanish/Italian Trailer Reel (52:02, 1080p) Dorado BD

Book recommendations

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