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Blood Feast -- An Egyptian caterer kills various women in suburban Miami to use their body parts to bring to life a dormant Egyptian goddess, while an inept police detective try to track him down.

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An Egyptian caterer kills various women in suburban Miami to use their body parts to bring to life a dormant Egyptian goddess, while an inept police detective try to track him down. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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William Kerwin ... Det. Pete Thornton (as Thomas Wood)
Mal Arnold ... Fuad Ramses
Connie Mason ... Suzette Fremont
Lyn Bolton ... Mrs. Dorothy Fremont
Scott H. Hall ... Frank, police captain
Christy Foushee ... Trudy Sanders (as Toni Calvert)
Ashlyn Martin ... Marcy, girl on beach
Astrid Olson ... Motel Victim
Sandra Sinclair ... Pat Tracey
Gene Courtier ... Tony, boy on beach
Louise Kamp ... Janet Blake / Sacrificial Victim
Hal Rich ... Hospital Doctor
Al Golden ... Dr. Flanders
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Allison Louise Downe ... Woman at lecture (uncredited)
Jerome Eden ... High Priest (uncredited)
David F. Friedman ... Drunken Husband (uncredited)
Herschell Gordon Lewis ... Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Craig Maudslay Jr. ... Garbage Truck Driver (uncredited)
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Directed by
Herschell Gordon Lewis 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Allison Louise Downe  screenplay (as A. Louise Downe)
David F. Friedman  story (uncredited)
Herschell Gordon Lewis  story (uncredited)

Produced by
David F. Friedman .... producer
Stanford S. Kohlberg .... producer (uncredited)
Herschell Gordon Lewis .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Herschell Gordon Lewis 
 
Cinematography by
Herschell Gordon Lewis 
 
Film Editing by
Frank Romolo 
Robert L. Sinise  (as Robert Sinise)
 
Makeup Department
Allison Louise Downe .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David F. Friedman .... sound recordist
Henry Lieberg .... post-production sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Herschell Gordon Lewis .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lorin D. Hall .... chief electrician (as Lorin D. Hall Jr.)
Andy Romanoff .... assistant camera
 
Other crew
Harry Kerby .... crew chief
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Egyptian Blood Feast" - USA (promotional title)
"Feast of Flesh" - USA (alternative title)
"The Blood Feast" - USA (promotional title)
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Runtime:
67 min | USA:58 min (edited version)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Australia:R | Finland:K-18 (2001) | Germany:(Banned) (re-rating) (2004) | Netherlands:16 (2006) (DVD) | New Zealand:R16 | Singapore:PG (heavily cut) | UK:18 | UK:(Banned) (1984-2001) | USA:Unrated
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This was the oldest film on the UK DPP 72 list of official video nasties.See more »
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Continuity: After the lecture, Suzette tells Pete she is afraid to go home alone in the dark so Pete volunteers to drive her. The next shot shows them driving, but it is clearly a bright sunny day. In the next shot they have stopped the car, and it is completely dark outside.See more »
Quotes:
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Radio Announcer:[voice] And now, some tragic local news. We have a report of another murder tonight. A young girl has been found dead in Rogers Park. The body was badly mutilated. Because of these murders, the police request that all women stay inside their homes after dark. If you must go out, please have someone accompany you. Keep your door locked.
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Referenced in Sleazemania Strikes Back (1985) (V)See more »

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What are the differences between the British BBFC 18 VHS and the Uncut Version?
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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Some Kind of Genius, 18 April 2010
Author: MarcusCrassus from United Kingdom

My rating is a kind of anti-rating. Is this a fine film? No. Is the plot compelling? No. Are the actors top-notch emoters? No, no, and thrice no. Are the gore effects convincing? Absolutely not! Is the film a work of sheer visionary genius? Yes! Sort of, in an alternative film-making universe kind of way. Fuad Ramses is one of the greatest/most bizarre cinematic creations I have had the pleasure of seeing. His logic is fantastic, and if for nothing else, he deserves kudos for outrunning a number of fully-fit police officers, and him with a conspicuous (read sinister) limp! Ramses' enunciation of his lines is brilliant and I am now searching for an opportunity to slide "a feast...last...given...five...thousand...years...ago" into an everyday conversation. Add not very bright police officers, one of whom is clearly Basil Exposition's father, and a series of splendid (and ground-breaking, it must be said) gore set-pieces, and you have genius. So, let us all raise a glass to Mr. Lewis and proclaim Blood Feast as the warped work of art it most surely is.

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