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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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Tagline:
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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Believe it or not, at times it's fun! 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
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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:
This film is listed among The 100 Most Amusingly Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book THE OFFICIAL RAZZIE® MOVIE GUIDE.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the scene in the beginning of the movie, when the couple is driving around before they get to the cemetery, it's supposed to be night, but in the shots where we see the car from a distance, it's daylight, while it's dark in the close-up shots.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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Featured in At the Sleazies (1991)See more »

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20 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Believe it or not, at times it's fun!, 17 December 2002
Author: gridoon

Now here are a few tips if you happen to stumble upon this "movie" and decide to watch it:

-Ignore the script (there isn't one anyway)

-Ignore the acting (the actors say things like "I'm afraid! We are going to die!" with all the emotion that goes into discussions about the weather).

-Ignore the bad makeup, the inept camerawork, the overabundance of "fog", all the technical mistakes.

-Concentrate on the occasionally amusing dialogue, AND on the naked female bodies. Two or three of them are sensational. That's the only way you can get something out of this one.

-And remember that there ARE worse movies out there. Have you seen "Blood Orgy Of The She Devils"? (*1/2)

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