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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

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
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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Certification:
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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Was filmed in Miami in only nine days and cost just under $25,000 (some sources say $60,000) and earned back millions for its creator and associates.See more »
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Revealing mistakes: When Fuad Ramses is in his shop with the letter from Trudy Sanders, it is obvious that the envelope was not sealed (or even closed) before he 'opens' it with the letter opener.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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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
One of my favorite films..., 9 July 2000
Author: Slasher-10 from Niagara Falls, Ny

I love Herschell Gordon Lewis. He's one of my favorite directors of all time. Now, I would definetly not want to follow any directing techniques he uses because his direction is awful. However, it is his ambition that I most admire. Blood Feast is the lowest of low budget films with campy dialogue, tons of fake gore, and acting that is beyond amateurish. But this is one horror movie I watch with a huge smile stretched across my face throughout the entire picture. Not because of it's outrageous campiness but because it is just so enjoyable.I love Lewis for the fact that he dished out these movies in a matter of weeks and they all made tons of money! It was his ambition and love of the new found splatter genre that kept him going and going. I believe he made, what, 6 movies in 1967? Don't see Blood Feast if you want to see award winning material. Don't even see it if you are in the mood to laugh at a horror film. See it because Lewis is a true innovator and is one to be admired, no matter how bad his films are.

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