Count Regula is a Transylvanian murderer (also known as Dr. Sadism), publicly executed by the luckless citizens of the community. However, 35 years later the Count is back, once again ready to work his way through a list of unwitting victims. Seeking immortality, the mad Count must butcher the offspring of his original murderers to attain it!
Harald Reinl was born July 9, 1908, in Bad Ischl as the son of the engineer Hans Reinl and his wife Ida, born Schedl. He attended school in Hall, and studied law in Innsbruck after finishing school like his younger twin brother Kurt who later worked as an attorney. During his studies he also dedicated himself to ski racing and become the Academic ski world champion in 1931.
Director Arnold Fanck discovered him during a ski race and engaged him for his mountain films. Reinl appeared as a ski racer in “Stürme über dem Mont Blanc” (“Avalanche”) and also served as a body double for Leni Riefenstahl, in “Der weiße Rausch” (“Ski Chase”), as well as in “Abenteuer im Engadin” (“Slalom”) that was based on an original idea by Fanck and was directed by Max Obal. Reinl also worked as a third assistant director for Obal. He then did his doctorate in law but did not finish his practical training as articled clerk. During the 1930s, he worked as a skiing teacher and operated a skiing school… read more