The Crazy World of Arthur Brown
A genius slice of latter-day giallo from notorious producer Dick Randall, "Pieces" is superb fun for anyone who remembers the illicit thrills of seeing the original "video nasties" when young in the '80s: ideally watched in Betamax whilst eating crisps and drinking Quattro. Yes, i am old.
Eurosleaze veteran Jack Taylor (of "Count Dracula", "Female Vampire", "Ghost Galleon" and "Dr Jekyll vs. the Werewolf") features here as a murder suspect university professor with the amusing name (for anyone who recalls late '60s one-hit wonders) of Arthur Brown. Someone is breaking campus rules by chainsawing nubile female students into bits, and assembling the pieces like a human jigsaw. Turns out that the perp had a bad experience in childhood involving his mother and a jigsaw, so he's assembling a new mother from chopped-up girlies.
Also starring Christopher George, of "The Exterminator" fame, and an incongruous Edmund Purdom doing psycho like a true thesp