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The Creeping Terror (1964)

A newlywed sheriff tries to stop a shambling monster that has emerged from a spaceship to eat the citizens of an American town.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vic Savage ...
Shannon O'Neil ...
William Thourlby ...
John Caresio ...
Brendon Boone ...
Barney the Deputy (as Norman Boone)
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Sheriff
Jack King ...
Pierre Kopp ...
Bobby
Ken Savage
Mark Field
Les La Marr
Mary Price
Louise Lawson ...
Blonde in Gold Pants
Myra Lee
Buddy Mize ...
Guitar Player
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A creature that looks like a cross between a Chinese dragon puppet and the Pope sucks up people into its maw. A sheriff, his wife, and a "handsome" scientist battle it to the end, with a sub plot about the evils of bachelorhood. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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EEEK!!! Lock the doors! Bolt the windows! It's... THE CREEPING TERROR See more »

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Trivia

Evidence is lacking that this film ever received a theatrical release. There were no advertised theatrical showings in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, or The Chicago Tribune before it began to be shown on television circa 1976. See more »

Goofs

Dummy or drill rifles are used by several of the soldiers, as evidenced by the crude, poorly detailed, and obviously phony rear sights. The director zooms in on the actors with dummy rifles several times even though other actors appear to have real guns. See more »

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Dark Haired Woman At Party: My God!!! What is it???!
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So bad, its good.
7 July 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

I agree with another viewer, this is one of the funniest movies I have ever seen. I must admit I have only seen it once and was with a group of people in a party atmosphere, but we all laughed til it hurt. I would like to know where I can get a copy of this classic.


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