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Color Me Blood Red -- A crackpot artist kills various people to use their blood as his new crimson red color for his paintings.

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A crackpot artist kills various people to use their blood as his new crimson red color for his paintings. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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"Wholly Bananas! It's a Girl's Leg!" See more (33 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Gordon Oas-Heim ... Adam Sorg (as Don Joseph)
Candi Conder ... April Carter
Elyn Warner ... Gigi
Pat Finn-Lee ... Sydney (as Patricia Lee)
Jerome Eden ... Rolf
Scott H. Hall ... Farnsworth
Jim Jaekel ... Jack
Iris Marshall ... Mrs. Carter
William Harris ... Gregorovich (as Bill Harris)
Cathy Collins ... Mitzi

Directed by
Herschell Gordon Lewis  (as Herschell G. Lewis)
 
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Herschell Gordon Lewis  (as Herschell G. Lewis)

Produced by
David F. Friedman .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Herschell Gordon Lewis  (as Herschell G. Lewis)
 
Film Editing by
Robert L. Sinise  (as Robert Sinise)
 
Art Department
Charles Glore .... original paintings (as Chuck Scott)
Dave Seidel .... original paintings
 
Sound Department
David F. Friedman .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Romanoff .... assistant camera
 
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Lorin D. Hall .... crew chief
 

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79 min
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Director Herschell Gordon Lewis cited Roger Corman's A Bucket of Blood (1959) as the main inspiration for Color Me Blood Red.See more »
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Plot holes: After blood leaves the body and dries, it turns brown in color. Therefore the amazing red in the paintings would have in reality been brown.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.See more »
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Featured in American Grindhouse (2010)See more »

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
"Wholly Bananas! It's a Girl's Leg!", 19 August 2000

Just what does a teenage boy bursting with testosterone say, while with his bikini-clad girl, they discover a dead girl in the sand? "Wholly Bananas ! It's a girl's leg!" of course. That is just one example of the laughable dialogue contained in this thoroughly un-artistic look at a painter who uses blood to create his art. He starts by using his own, then moves to girl models for their hemoglobin, corpuscles, and plasma for his creative inspiration. Color Me Blood Red is the third film contained in what is typically known as the Blood trilogy directed by that world renowned director of gore...Herschell Gordon Lewis. Yep this film has all the Lewis trademarks. Poor direction...it has it! Cheap sets too! And that acting only Lewis seems to inspire...so bad it is funny. Many of the performers in here are so awful that one wonders how they were ever chosen, although the lead, Gordon Oas-Heim(Don Joseph) as Adam Sorg shows signs of mediocrity at times. For a Lewis film, Color Me Blood Red is a fun picture. It has some good honest to Gosh belly laughs(99% unintentional), and a story not too unlike Roger Corman's A Bucket of Blood. And the lead actress...Candi Conder does more than AMPLE justice to a very nice swimsuit! I had fun watching it...never took any of it serious and, for a Lewis picture, it has minimal gore(only four deaths). It gives new meaning to the phrase that life is a canvas!

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