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Attack of the Giant Leeches
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Writers:
Leo Gordon (original story)
Leo Gordon (screenplay)
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Release Date:
October 1959 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Massive Blood Sucking Monsters! See more »
Plot:
After local-moonshine swilling trapper Lem Sawyer sees a giant creature, people start disappearing.... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Ken Clark ... Steve Benton

Yvette Vickers ... Liz Walker
Jan Shepard ... Nan Greyson
Michael Emmet ... Cal Moulton
Tyler McVey ... Doc Greyson
Bruno VeSota ... Dave Walker
Gene Roth ... Sheriff Kovis

Dan White ... Porky Reed (as Daniel White)
George Cisar ... Lem Sawyer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Guy Buccola ... Giant Leech (uncredited)
Joseph Hamilton ... Old Sam Peters (uncredited)
Walter Kelley ... Mike (uncredited)
Ross Sturlin ... Giant Leech (uncredited)
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Directed by
Bernard L. Kowalski 
 
Writing credits
Leo Gordon (original story)

Leo Gordon (screenplay)

Produced by
Gene Corman .... producer
Roger Corman .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Alexander Laszlo 
 
Cinematography by
John M. Nickolaus Jr. (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Carlo Lodato 
 
Art Direction by
Daniel Haller  (as Dan Haller)
 
Production Management
Jack Bohrer .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John C. Chulay .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Richard M. Rubin .... property master (as Dick Rubin)
 
Sound Department
Al Overton .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Charles Rosher Jr. .... first assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Anthony Magro .... associate editor (as Tony Magro)
 
Other crew
Kinta Zertuche .... production secretary
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Giant Leeches" - USA (promotional title)
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Runtime:
62 min
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Certification:
UK:X (cut) | UK:PG (2005) | USA:Approved (Certificate #19203) | USA:Unrated (DVD)

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Trivia:
The film's Spanish title is "El Pantano Diabolico", meaning "The Diabolical Marsh."See more »
Goofs:
Boom mic visible: Cal and Dave are talking outside the general store. The reflection of the mike boom can be seen in the roof of the car.See more »

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26 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Fun B-Horror, 24 August 2002
Author: Space_Mafune from Newfoundland, Canada

Them folks down on the swamp there darn gone and got themselves killed or worsen. Yes giant inflatable swamp critters attack and suck the blood out of their victims. Just joking around there folks. Honestly this was much better than I was expecting although it really doesn't hold any surprises(but may cause you to laugh a time or two). Still for a low budget film, I felt it was well-done and benefits from being only 62 minutes in length. I really enjoyed this one.

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WHY IS THE BAD GIRL ALWAYS PRETTIER THAN THE GOOD GIRL IN FILMS ? mikelcat
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