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Revenge of the Zombies (1943)

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Scott Warrington and his hired detective, Larry Adams, arrive at an old mansion in the middle of a Louisiana swamp to meet his brother-in-law, Dr. Max von Altermann shortly after the death ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Lowery ...
Larry Adams
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Dr. Max Heinrich von Aldermann
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Jennifer Rand
Veda Ann Borg ...
Lila von Aldermann
Mantan Moreland ...
Jeff
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Sheriff
Mauritz Hugo ...
Scott Warrenton
Barry Macollum ...
Dr. Harvey Kearing (as Barry McCollum)
James Baskett ...
Lazarus
Madame Sul-Te-Wan ...
Beulah
Sybil Lewis ...
Rosella
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Scott Warrington and his hired detective, Larry Adams, arrive at an old mansion in the middle of a Louisiana swamp to meet his brother-in-law, Dr. Max von Altermann shortly after the death of Scott's sister, Lila. Von Altermann, a Nazi who has been creating zombies for the armies of the Third Reich, has turned the deceased Lila into one of the undead as well, but is surprised when she shows signs of free will and challenges Max for control over his zombie thralls. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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DEAD MEN CAN'T DIE... but live to follow a mad-man's will!


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17 September 1943 (USA)  »

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A Vingança dos Zombies  »

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This film was shown on "The Vampira Show" on 05/15/1954. See more »

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Dr. Max Heinrich von Altermann: Against an army of zombies, no armies could stand. Why, even blown half to bits - undaunted by fire and gas - zombies would fight on so long as the brain cells which receive and execute commands still remain intact.
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Edited from White Zombie (1932) See more »

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Revenge of the Zombies (1943) **
18 August 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

A pretty ordinary cheapie from Monogram Studios that begins with some promising atmosphere and visual style, but ultimately deteriorates with a lot of talk and some lame attempts at comic relief by black funny-man Mantan Moreland, who's not so humorous this time around.

A very youthful John Carradine plays it surprisingly low-key as an unconvincing Nazi scientist trying to create an army of non-scary zombies to fight for the Germans. He even turns his own wife into one of them, the fiend. These living dead sleepwalkers are more like what you'd call the "marching dead" as they step about in silly and perfect militaristic formation, like mindless robots. Those viewers unfamiliar with "pre-Romero" zombie movies are bound to be left especially stumped.

** out of ****


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