Death Walks on High Heels (1971)

Directed by Luciano Ercoli

Crime | Thriller | Mystery

Most recently watched by sleestakk


Exotic dancer Nicole finds herself terrorized by a black-clad assailant determined on procuring her murdered father’s stolen gems. Fleeing Paris in hopes of evading her knife-wielding pursuer, Nicole arrives in England only to discover that death stalks her at every corner.

Length 108 minutes


Frank Wolff | Simón Andreu | George Rigaud | José Manuel Martín | Luciano Rossi | Nieves Navarro | Carlo Gentili | Manuel Muñiz | Osvaldo Genazzani | Claudie Lange | Fabrizio Moresco | Rachela Pamenti

Viewing Notes

Been wanting to watch this for a while so when it popped up on my recommended titles I just hit play. Really like most of this movie and it’s a solid giallo up until…



Nieves Navarro (aka Susan Scott) is killed. Then it turns into mostly a procedural / whodunit murder mystery, which is fine but the movie really cooks when she’s onscreen then drops a level when she’s not so the second half the movie is the detective and her former lover trying to solve her murder. Not surprised I was able to guess who the murder was early in the movie so I was pleased when this proved true.

Still need to see DEATH WALKS AT MIDNIGHT but I wouldn’t mind owning that Blu set that came out a while ago w/both films.


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