“The Black Abbot” is a mysterious cloaked murderer who haunts the ruins of an abbey near an estate which reputedly contains a vast hidden treasure in gold. A Scotland Yard Policeman (CHARLES REGNIER), assisted by his judo-chopping sidekick (EDDI ARENT of The Sinister Monk and Psycho Circus) investigate a series of assaults and murders leading them to the “Black Abbot” himself. From the Edgar Wallace novel.
Director FRANZ JOSEF GOTTLIEB also helmed Phantom of Soho and The Racetrack Murders. In later years, he went on to make Euro-smut classics including The Miracle of Love. --Louis Paul, "Inferno Italia: Der Italienische Horrorfilm"
Grit BottcherOther cast:
Dieter Borsche, Charles Degner, Eva Ingborg Scholz, Eddie Arent, Klaus KinskiDirected by:
Franz Josef Gottlieb