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Writers:
Edward D. Wood Jr. (screenplay)
Edward D. Wood Jr. (novel)
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Release Date:
1 June 1965 (USA) See more »
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A Masterpiece of Erotic Horror! See more »
Plot:
John and his girlfriend Shirley go in search of a cemetary in order to inspire John for writing his next horror story... See more » | Add synopsis »
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And here is our next pair of mammary glands.... See more (83 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Criswell ... The Emperor

Fawn Silver ... The Black Ghoul
Pat Barrington ... Shirley / Gold Girl (as Pat Barringer)
William Bates ... Bob
Mickey Jines ... Hawaiian Dance
Barbara Nordin ... Skeleton Dance
Bunny Glaser ... Indian Dance
Nadejda Klein ... Slave Dance (as Nadejda Dobrev)
Coleen O'Brien ... Street Walker Dance
Lorali Hart ... Cat Dance (as Texas Starr)
Rene De Beau ... Fluff Dance
Stephanie Jones ... Mexican Dance
Dene Starnes ... Zombie Dance
Louis Ojena ... The Mummy
John Andrews ... The Wolfman / Giant
Edward Tontini ... Doctor
William Bonner ... 2nd Doctor
Rod Lindeman ... Giant
John Bealey ... Detective
Arlene Spooner ... Nurse

Directed by
Stephen C. Apostolof  (as A.C. Stephen)
 
Writing credits
Edward D. Wood Jr. (screenplay)

Edward D. Wood Jr. (novel "Orgy of the Dead")

Produced by
Stephen C. Apostolof .... producer (as A.C. Stephen)
William Bates .... associate producer
L.S. Jensen .... associate producer
Neil B. Stein .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Jaime Mendoza-Nava (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Robert Caramico (director of cinematography)
 
Film Editing by
Donald A. Davis (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Robert Lathrop 
 
Set Decoration by
Ernest Bouvenkamp 
 
Costume Design by
Robert Darieux 
 
Makeup Department
Margaret Davies .... makeup artist
Nancy Sandoval .... hairdresser
 
Production Management
Donald A. Davis .... post-production supervisor
Tad Stafford .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ted V. Mikels .... assistant director (uncredited)
Edward D. Wood Jr. .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Dale Knight .... sound
Sam Kopetzky .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Maxwell .... assistant camera
Robert Wilson .... still photographer
 
Other crew
Marc Desmond .... choreographer
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"A.C. Stephen's Orgy of the Dead" - USA (video box title)
"Orgy of the Vampires" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
92 min
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Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor)
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Certification:
Finland:K-7 (TV rating) (2012) | Finland:(Banned) (1966) | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | USA:Unrated

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Trivia:
The cape worn by Criswell as The Emperor is the same cape worn by Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula in Bud Abbott Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: During his struggle with the wolfman and the mummy, Bob receives a "mark" on his forehead that matches the paint used to paint the posts he and Shirley are tied to. This mark remains on his forehead throughout the movie.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
The Emperor:I am Criswell. For years, I have told the almost unbelievable, related the unreal and showed it to be more than a fact. Now I tell a tale of the threshold people, so astounding that some of you may faint. This is a story of those in the twilight time. Once human, now monsters, in a void between the living and the dead. Monsters to be pitied, monsters to be despised. A night with the ghouls, the ghouls reborn from the innermost depths of the world.
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
And here is our next pair of mammary glands...., 21 January 2010
Author: jadedalex from United States

The only true Woodsian touches in this film (he didn't direct it), are the thoroughly ludicrous 'mummy' and 'werewolf' characters. Much like his 'aliens' from 'Plan 9', they seem to be pretty regular joes. For a 'mummy' and a 'werewolf'.

And of course, there is the ridiculous Criswell. He's always a hoot.

But this movie is short on hoots and overly long on 'hooters'. Basically, the whole movie is a strip show, featuring a variety of resurrected 'ghoul' women doing the bump and the grind.

Although I am a flaming heterosexual, I must admit that halfway through this film, I was thoroughly tired of looking at women's mammary glands. Of course, it is presumptuous to expect any sort of plot in a movie of this type. So get ready for.... you know what? More bazongas!

Some of the girls are o.k., even spirited, for dead ghouls. But none are memorable, and I lost track of the pairs of bazoomies I was presented with here.

This could have been a fun movie. I'll stick to my old Lily St. Cyr short films. Now that gal was smoking!

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