I Know That Face | Barbara Steele (with Katie McGrath)

Steele yourselves as the I Know That Face crew take on the terrifying career of Barbara Steele. The British actress landed her first starring part in the dual role of the innocent Princess Katja and her evil Satanic ancestor Asa in Mario Bava’s directorial debut Black Sunday. A string of Italian horror films followed including The Long Hair of Death, Castle of Blood and Terror-Creatures from the Grave, as well as a role in Federico Fellini’s 8 1/2. She also starred in Roger Corman’s Poe adaptation The Pit and the Pendulum, Michael Reeves’ debut The She Beast and the Hammer horror Curse of the Crimson Altar. She became more selective in the 1970s appearing as the villainous prison warden in Jonathan Demme’s debut Caged Heat and as the lonely lesbian Betts in David Cronenberg’s Shivers. Although mostly retired Steele has appeared in 2012’s De Palma-esque thriller The Butterfly Room, Ryan Gosling’s feature Lost River and in Netflix’s Castlevania.

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Intro and Outro Music: No Boundaries (motorik groove) by Keshco.

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