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RIP Marino Masé (1939 – 2022)

Marino Masé is Dr. Derek Joyce in Nightmare Castle (1965) and can be seen from 32:50 onward.

Marino Masé (1939 – 2022) was an Italian actor. He appeared in more than 70 films between 1961 and 2006 and is known for performances in such films as Nightmare Castle (1965), Tenebrae (1982) and The Belly of an Architect (1987).

Above is the full version of Nightmare Castle (1965) a mad doctor and the new flesh type of plot film starring a whipped Barbara Steele.

RIP Ricardo Bofill (1939 – 2022)

Ricardo Bofill was a Spanish architect who built Xanadu (1971), La Muralla Roja (1973) and Walden 7 (1975).

promotional video to ‘Visions of Architecture’ (2019), a work on Ricardo Bofill

His work references Gaudí, Palladio and Archigram.

Bofill’s opus is of major significance in European postmodern architecture.

RIP Sonny Chiba (1939 – 2021)

Sonny featured in Japanorama 

Sonny Chiba was a Japanese actor and martial artist, a contemporary to Bruce Lee in Hong Kong.

opening title scene of Karate Kiba (1973)

I give you the opening title scene of Karate Kiba (1973) and the episode from Japanorama from 2007.

The Karate Kiba sequence has been copied nearly verbatim in Pulp Fiction (1994).