The setting is a 19th century castle. Lee plays a sadistic nobleman who whips the wife of his brother. Chris is later found dead, but his ghost comes back to haunt the castle, hoping to reignite through death his sadistic relationship with the beautiful Daliah Lavi. This top-notch Italian horror thriller features director Mario Bava's (aka Jon M. Old) cinematic handywork at its best, with an endless array of atmospheric scenes filled with somber hues that amplify a latent feeling of impending horror. Perhaps the most visually beautiful horror film ever made.