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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 »
User Reviews:
I love REAL boobs - NO Apologies! See more (84 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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Color:
Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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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:
Most prints of the film have someone's fingerprint on the negative during the opening credits. It's visible for only a frame, so, when the credits play, it is only seen long enough to register that something went by, but not what. Frame by frame slow down and then still reveals it's, most likely, a print from a thumb.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Ghoulita's position changes several times, from standing next to the grave, to sitting next to the Emperor.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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Movie Connections:
Featured in At the Sleazies (1991)See more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
I love REAL boobs - NO Apologies!, 5 September 2012
Author: xnet95 from Thailand

I thought this movie was 1,000 times better than I was expecting. You actually get to see real women with real boobs dancing around in color from the mid-sixties! What more could a man want!?! I grew up watching Ann Margaret, the Gold Diggers, and Batgirl running around in sexy outfits. I always wanted them to drop the skimpy outfits, but they never did...what a frustrating youth!

ALL of the women in this movie have nice bodies that are very physically fit. They're not like those corn-fed dames from the 50's burlesque films that look like they could play pro football. The Volcano girl was outstanding, with a perfect body. Any man that whines about this film has to have zero testosterone in his system.

I actually read all 81 reviews trying to get some leads on other films like this from the 1960's, and I was shocked by all the apologists and whiners. Have we really gotten to the point as a society where the naked human form is to be ignored and scorned? It's unbelievable how many people panned this movie! It's a titty movie people! Wake up!! Maybe the problem is that Ed Wood's name is attached to it, so a bunch of asexual geeks that watch MST3K came to this movie expecting "horror". Sorry guys, all we have are T&A - sorry to disappoint you. Now I know how Austin Powers felt when he woke up in the asexual 90's. Give me the swingin' 60's anyday! (I know Rob Zombie would like this movie because he always had naked women from this era playing on the screen behind the band during White Zombie shows. Rob Zombie hates all you little homo's that couldn't appreciate the sublime beauty of Orgy of the Dead.)

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