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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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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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The titular creature doesn't actually show up until the last 6 minutes of the film. 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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Remake of Voodoo Woman (1957) See more »

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Beyond awful.
7 August 2006 | by (Brentwood, USA) – See all my reviews

I can't begin to tell you how terrible this bottom-of-the-barrel B movie is!! I myself am a huge fan of B horror films and even I HATED this lame movie.

The plot seems to be this, a mad doctor living in the swamp tries to create a monster with his human guests. As though that wasn't a hokey enough storyline, the production values of the film are as flat as a pancake. I've seen student films of much better quality. The swamp creature of the title is beyond goofy-looking and is featured for only a few moments in the climax of the film!! Did I mention the film was dubbed something terrible? It is. One would do better to mute the movie and make-up you're own dialog, it would certainly be more entertaining!

Oh yes, and in case you want to know just what the CURSE of the Swamp Creature is, it's this movie. That's all. Augh!

BOMB out of ****


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