Check Out Barbara Magnolfi – The Sexy “Sister Of Ursula!” #Deucember Has This 70’s Italian Giallo Euro-Sleaze Classic!

“Deucember” Continues!

It’s my favorite month of the year: for an entire month, the terrific Grindhouse Cinema Database website is showcasing “Deucember” – a month of classic Grindhouse films!

Barbara Magnolfi Is The “Sister Of Ursula!”

The Giallo category of Italian slasher film is filled with classic cult cinema – and just some that are worth a few hours of sleazy goodness – and thanks to Cult Movie Queen Barbara Magnolfi, that’s what we have here!

“You just like being shagged, you bitch!”

Well, that’s not a very nice thing to say: unless it’s true!

Time for a nice Italian Giallo thriller with a wicked sense of sleaze!

The Sister Of Ursula Poster

Meet “The Sister Of Ursula!”

Thanks once again to Severin Films for uncovering this infamous slice of Euro-Sleaze that repeatedly “thrusts at the abyss of bad taste!”

the sister of ursula

This 1978 Italian Giallo thriller has been reissued for a whole new generation to revel in!

Here is the trailer:

Here is the plot: In the wake of their father’s death, two beautiful sisters – sensitive Ursula and promiscuous Dagmar – come to a seaside resort for a relaxing vacation.


But their idyllic getaway will soon become a depraved nightmare of kinky exhibitionists, dope-sick lotharios, lust-crazed lesbians and a psychotic killer who tears women to pieces with – no kidding – a phallus of massive proportion.

the sister of ursula

Barbara Magnolfi stars – and afterwards expressed her disappointment in the final version of the film. She was disappointed that they changed the film from a more serious psychological thriller to more of an erotic thriller – but I’m not sure I minded!

And did they ever! “Ursula” is an eye-popping combination of sexploitation and bloody violence, fully restored from original vault elements and presented uncut and uncensored for the first time ever in America.

the sister of ursula 1978

One review on the website sums the film’s plot up nicely, and previews the sleaze on display as well, beginning with this murder weapon:

“It seems that a local whackjob has taken to killing nubile ladies using an enormous, phallus-shaped…oh, I guess I’d better not say…on the gals’ northern Virginias. Many suspects abound, including the hotel’s handsome manager and the resident smack-addicted stud. The film features copious amounts of male and female full-frontal nudity; tepid, simulated sex scenes (straight couples, lesbians, female masturbation).”

One of the most beautiful women killed in the film is Actress Danila Trebbi, who has a small role but makes up for it by being completely nude.

These Italian “giallo” shockers were full of sex and violence, and then full of more sex – particularly lesbian scenes, which seems to be “so european” for the time…

lesbian movie scenes

Italian “Giallo” films can be densely plotted, with wild names as well – offering nudity and sexual situations much more mature than the US at the time…and the foreign posters made it clear there was going to be A LOT of flesh on display!


European exploitation, sexploitation and artsploitation films are fascinating to me, and I’ve posted about them before…and the Italian “Giallo” genre in particular is a great one…

Edwige Fenech starred in the aptly titled “Strip Nude For Your Killer”, just one of many great films she starred in – see them all here:

One giallo film in particular was so unsettling that its Director was arrested when the film was released!

Find out what made this film so controversial by clicking on my story here:

This week’s “2020 Sex Kitten Countdown” has the first “Bond Girl” who had a great career in cult cinema, earning the nickname “Ursula UNDRESS!”

See more of her provocative career by clicking here:

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10 replies

  1. I don’t know the fiilm, but lesbian scenes usually tick all my cinematic boxes! 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  2. Love this. Just came upon it and cant get enough. Bor. Oreautifully done. Kinda a Celebriy Skin. Or Celebriy Sleuth. On the web even better. Can’t praise you enough. Thank you and love Robert Hoffman in Virginia. More PLEASE!

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  3. Indeed she did dislike the final cut as she explained that to me years ago when we chatted at a convention,one of the nicest celebs i ever met

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