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Harold P. Warren (screenplay)
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Release Date:
15 November 1966 (USA) See more »
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A family gets lost on the road and stumbles upon a hidden, underground, devil-worshiping cult led by the fearsome Master and his servant Torgo. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Directed by
Harold P. Warren 
Writing credits
Harold P. Warren (screenplay)

Produced by
Harold P. Warren .... producer
Original Music by
Russ Huddleston 
Robert Smith Jr. 
Cinematography by
Robert Guidry (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Ernie Smith 
James A. Sullivan  (as James Sullivan)
Costume Design by
Tom Neyman  (as Thomas Ivy)
Makeup Department
Jacqueline Neyman .... makeup artist (as Jacqueline)
Production Management
Jay O. Lawrence .... production supervisor
Art Department
Tom Neyman .... set designer
Stephane Goulet .... property painter (uncredited)
Sound Department
Bruce Shearin .... sound
Joyce Molleur .... stunts (uncredited)
Bernie Rosenblum .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Bernie Rosenblum .... key grip (as Frank Bernard Rosenblum)
Jesse Simon .... head electrician
Anselm Spring .... still photographer (uncredited)
Other crew
Norma Friedman .... script supervisor
Crew believed to be complete

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70 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Canada:G (Quebec) (2008) | Finland:K-18 (2008) (self applied) | USA:Not Rated
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The film had a gala premiere in El Paso. Many local dignitaries attended. Members of the audience began heckling the film during the premiere. Many of the film's cast and crew sneaked out of the theater before the film ended, to avoid having to admit being part of it.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: Near the end, when the wives fan out to look for Mike and Margaret, a crew member is visible, standing behind a bush (uncut version only, not visible in the MST3K edit).See more »
[first lines]
Margaret:We're almost there, honey. Just a little while longer and your vacation starts.
Debbie:I'm getting cold, mother, and hungry!
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249 out of 291 people found the following review useful.
AAAAHHHH!!!!!!, 29 March 1999

After seeing this movie I ran through the house screaming at the top of my lungs for several hours pausing occasionally only to bang my head repeatedly on the floor. And that was the MST3K version!! Imagine seeing this movie pure and undiluted! It's too horrible to conceive!

Seriously, this movie is not only the worst movie I've ever seen; it's the worst movie I can imagine being made! How could any be worse! Could Ed Wood make such a movie? Arch Hall Sr.? Ray Dennis Steckler? Phil Tucker? I don't think so. None can approach Hal P. Warren, sometime fertilizer salesman and would-be auteur, for producing total cinematic crap!

Now excuse me, I must go wash up. Just thinking of this movie makes me feel filthy all over...

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We need to get this back up as the number one worst movie again ringa46
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