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Color Me Blood Red (1965)

Unrated  |   |  Comedy, Horror  |  13 October 1965 (USA)
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A crackpot artist kills various people to use their blood as his new crimson red color for his paintings.

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April Carter
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Gigi
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An eccentric artist is panned by a well-known critic at his opening for not having a good color sense, so he starts a new series, using his own blood to paint. Soon he is weakened and must find other sources of blood to continue his paintings. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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A Blood-Splattered Study in the Macabre. It Will Leave You AGHAST! See more »

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Color Me Red  »

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Filmed and completed in early 1964, but remained on the shelf for over a year over production, editing, and sales release issues after producer David F. Friedman terminated his business partnership with director Herschell Gordon Lewis. See more »

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Gigi takes off her shoes to wade out in the pond to the watercycle. But in the next shot as she gets on the watercycle, her shoes are back on. See more »

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Rolf: Listen, pal, you'd be rude, too, if you saw your girl tied up, and a man with an axe in one hand and a bloody mess in the other. And a corpse outside there on the beach.
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"F is for...Farnsworth!"
18 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the final film in the infamous Blood Trilogy from director Herschell Gordon Lewis and producer David Friedman. The trilogy also includes superior films "Blood Feast" and "Two Thousand Maniacs". While "Color Me Blood Red" is the most inferior film in the trilogy, it is still worth at least a one time viewing. The film does lack one thing that the other 2 films in the trilogy have and that is an original score. Both of the previous entries include a soundtrack that was scored by Lewis himself but for some odd reason he decided to use "canned" music for this one. The gore effects are also inferior to the other 2 entries...there aren't as many but one effect in particular is especially grotesque (this would be the scene where a woman is shown strung from the ceiling with her intestines dangling out and the villain squeezes the blood out of them in order to finish his painting). All in all this is one of the least entertaining of Lewis' gore films but is definitely worth a peek.


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