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Leslie Stevens (written by)
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Release Date:
26 October 1966 (USA) See more »
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On a strange island inhabited by demons and spirits, a man battles the forces of evil. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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William Shatner ... Marc
Allyson Ames ... Kia
Eloise Hardt ... Amael
Robert Fortier ... Olin
Ann Atmar ... Arndis
Milos Milos ... Incubus
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jay Ashworth ... Monk (uncredited)
Forrest T. Butler ... Monk (uncredited)
Paolo Cossa ... Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Ted Mossman ... Monk (uncredited)

Directed by
Leslie Stevens 
 
Writing credits
Leslie Stevens (written by)

Produced by
Elaine Michea .... associate producer
Anthony M. Taylor .... producer
 
Original Music by
Dominic Frontiere 
 
Cinematography by
Conrad L. Hall  (as Conrad Hall)
William A. Fraker (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Richard K. Brockway 
 
Costume Design by
Forrest T. Butler 
 
Makeup Department
Fred B. Phillips .... makeup artist
Carolyn Brandt .... makeup artist: color footage (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Maurice Vaccarino .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Ted Mossman .... property master
 
Sound Department
Jay Ashworth .... location sound
Arthur Cornell .... sound editor (as Arthur J. Cornall)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jordan Cronenweth .... assistant camera
Norman C. McClay .... electrician
Charles Rosher Jr. .... camera operator
William A. Fraker .... camera operator (uncredited)
Ray Dennis Steckler .... camera operator (color footage) (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Verna Fields .... editor (color footage) (uncredited)
 
Music Department
John Caper Jr. .... music editor
Dominic Frontiere .... conductor
 
Transportation Department
Richard Margrave .... transportation
 
Other crew
Mary Chaffee .... continuity
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer: main titles
Mona Skager .... assistant: Mr. Stevens
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Leslie Stevens' Incubus" - USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
78 min
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Trivia:
According to Anthony M. Taylor on one of the DVD commentary tracks, the screenplay was written in English and translated to Esperanto. When the sole surviving French print of the film was remastered for release, English language subtitles were created based on the original English language screenplay, not from a translation of the spoken Esperanto dialogue back into English. This results in as strange situation for a foreign language film: discrepancies between the English language subtitles and the spoken dialogue are actually due to mistranslations from English to Esperanto, not vice versa, or else reflect late changes which were not back-ported to the original English language screenplay.See more »
Goofs:
Boom mic visible: Lower left, just before Marco and Kia cross the shallow river.See more »
Quotes:
Amael:I warn you, Kia, that quiet, modest man, who seeks no honors, no rewards, that gentle person who seeks only peace, that man is a hero!
Kia:He is a mortal man!
Amael:A great hero, Kia... great and good.
Kia:Then he has a soul worth fighting for! There are no heroes burning in the fires of Hell! No Martyrs and no Saints! Don't try to stop me, Amael.
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Pleasant Surprise, 28 September 2002
Author: bjgaines from Illinois

A genuinely entertaining film, not just a camp/MST-3K experience.

Yes, the Esperanto dialogue is bizarre, but it lends an other-worldliness that fits perfectly. Shatner's performance is solid, and he sounds more convincing than any of the others, some of whom are too obviously pronouncing every word phonetically. The cinematography is sensationally moody and the story compelling. It compares favourably to the best episodes of the original Twilight Zone.

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