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Curse of the Swamp Creature (1966)

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Deep in the rural swamps of Texas the mad Dr. Simond Trent is conducting experiments on the local swamp people in an attempt to discover the secret of evolution. When a party of oil ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Barry Rogers
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Pat Trent
Jeff Alexander ...
Dr. Simond Trent
Shirley McLine ...
Brenda Simmons
Cal Duggan ...
Ritchie
Charles McLine ...
Rabbit Simms
Bill McGhee ...
Tracker (as Bill McGee)
Ted Mitchell ...
Valjean
Roger Ready ...
Frenchie (as Rodger Ready)
Bill Thurman ...
Driscoll West / The Swamp Creature
Tony Huston ...
Tom (as Tony Houston)
Gayle Johnson ...
Mura
Michael Tolden ...
Elderly Father
Annabelle Weenick ...
Hotel Clerk
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Pilot (as Pat Cranshaw)
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Deep in the rural swamps of Texas the mad Dr. Simond Trent is conducting experiments on the local swamp people in an attempt to discover the secret of evolution. When a party of oil surveyors comes upon his isolated laboratory he decides to take the final step and turn one of them into a grotesque amphibious creature. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Director Larry Buchanan later went on record saying "Never make a swamp picture. Your film comes back and it's all...strange". See more »

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Tom: Doctor, I was thinking... just the work that you've done with the crocodiles and taking them back along the evolutionary path and making them into fish would be enough to win you world acclaim.
Dr. Simond Trent: Yes, but acclaim... that's nothing. To create life, to move it up and down the evolutionary path... that's something. Something I don't you quite appreciate, Tom.
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from Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957)
Ronald Stein
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stinks like a brick of Limburger...and twice as cheesy.
13 February 2004 | by (fabulous Las Vega$!) – See all my reviews

This atrociously shot monster movie is a third-rate remake of VOODOO WOMAN, itself a second-rate quickie that wasn't exactly begging for a resurrection. A scientist residing in the deep swamp uses people's bodies for his quack de-evolution experiments. When a group of small-time criminals arrive in this remote little neck of the swamp, they quickly find themselves in a quite a bind with the crazed Doctor, as well as with the regional voodoo-drumming swamp-dwellers.

Our 'de rigeur' mad doctor's dabbling yields a preposterous looking monster(imagine a hard-luck distant cousin of THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON) which is only active, and barely so, during the last five minutes of this plodding, flavorless insult to cinema.

Not recommended, even to the most rabid fans of bad movies. 2.5/10


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