The Loop (TV)
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Howard Vernon (1914 - 1996)
a.k.a. Mario Lippert
Film Deaths[edit | edit source]
- The Secret Ways (1961) [Colonel Hidas] Blown up after his car flips and explodes at the films end.
- The Awful Dr. Orloff (Gritos en la noche) (1962) [Dr. Orloff]: Stabbed repeatedly in the chest and stomach by Ricardo Valle in Howard's laboratory. (Note: Howard would go on to play "Dr. Orloff" in several other movies, but they were connected in name only.)
- The Sadistic Baron von Klaus (La Mano de un hombre muerto) (1962) [Max von Klaus]: Stabbed in the stomach by Hugo Blanco, after Howard tries to stop Hugo from attacking Paula Martel in the road.
- Alphaville (Alphaville, une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution) (1965) [Professor Leonard Nosferatu a.k.a. Professor von Braun]: Shot to death by Eddie Constantine.
- The Diabolical Dr. Z (Miss Muerte; Miss Death and Dr. Z in the Grip of the Maniac) (1966) [Dr. Vicas]: Stabbed to death by Guy Mairesse, after Estella Blain first scratches Howard with her poisoned fingernails. (Thanks to Eric)
- Castle of the Creeping Flesh (Im Schloss der blutigen Begierde; Castle of Bloody Lust; Castle of Unholy Desires) (1968) [Baron Saxon]: Playing a dual role as both a 20th-century nobleman and his ancestor, the ancestor is executed by beheading in a flashback sequence. The 20th-century "Baron Saxon" commits suicide by jumping from the castle tower, while carrying the body of his daughter (Claudia Butenuth).
- Succubus (Necronomicon: Getraumte Sunden) (1968) [Admiral Kapp]: Stabbed in the eye with a hairpin by Janine Reynaud.
- She Killed in Ecstasy (Sie totete in Ekstase) (1971) [Professor Jonathan Walker]: Throat slit, then stabbed in the crotch, by Soledad Miranda while in bed with her. (Nudity alert: Full frontal)
- Dracula, Prisoner of Frankenstein (Dracula contra Frankenstein; Dracula vs. Frankenstein) (1972) [Dracula]: Stabbed in the chest with a wooden stake by Alberto Dalbes as Howard is lying in his coffin; his body transforms into a bat after his death. He is later brought back to life by Dennis Price in Dennis' laboratory, and dies once again when Dennis stabs him in the heart with a wooden spear in Howard's coffin.
- The French Sex Murders (Casa d'appuntamento; The Bogeyman and the French Murders) (1972) [Professor Waldemar]: Falls to his death from the Eiffel Tower while fleeing from Robert Sacchi and the other police.
- The Demons (Les démons) (1973) [Lord Malcolm de Winter]: Stabbed in the chest in a swordfight with Cihangir Gaffari.
- The Obscene Mirror (Al Otro lado del espejo; Inside a Dark Mirror; The Other Side of the Mirror) (1973) [Ana's Father]: Commits suicide by hanging himself; he appears to his daughter (Emma Cohen) as a ghost in the mirror afterwards. (Note: This film was released in different versions for different markets; for the French and Italian markets, alternate scenes were filmed with Lina Romay as the ghost of Emma's sister. However, the articles I've read are unclear whether or not Howard's scenes were cut from the French/Italian version.)
- Lorna the Exorcist (Les Possedees du diable) (1974) [Maurizius, Lorna's Butler]: Shot in the chest by Guy Delorme in Pamela Stanford's home.
- Seven Women For Satan (Les week-ends malefiques du Comte Zaroff) (1976) [Karl, Zaroff's servant] While driving a car is attacked by the demonic Joëlle Coeur. The screen cuts to black before the attack and we simply hear the car crash followed by a blood splatter on the screen.
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