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Director:
Writers:
Jack Curtis (English-language dialogue)
Antonio Rosso
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Release Date:
October 1967 (USA) See more »
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a cult of the living dead!
Plot:
A masked killer prowls the beaches of Argentina, injecting beautiful girls with heroin, and then using weird organ music to make them his zombie slaves. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Alberto Candeau ... Doctor Bermudez
Eduardo Muñoz
Ricardo Bauleo ... Silvio Valverde
Mauricio De Ferraris ... Inspector Ernesto Lauria
Susana Beltrán
Gloria Prat ... Laura 'Beba' Villegas
Emilio Vieyra
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mariela Albano

Directed by
Emilio Vieyra 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jack Curtis  English-language dialogue
Antonio Rosso 
Emilio Vieyra 

Produced by
Orestes Trucco .... producer
 
Original Music by
Víctor Buchino 
 
Cinematography by
Aníbal González Paz 
 
Film Editing by
Jacinto Cascales 
 
Production Design by
Emilio Vieyra 
 
Production Management
Delia Blasco .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Juan Carlos Codazzi .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Miguel Babuini .... sound recordist
Jorge Castronuovo .... sound editor
Jorge Castronuovo .... sound
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Feast of Flesh" - USA (reissue title)
"The Deadly Organ" - USA (dubbed version)
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Runtime:
78 min
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1.66 : 1 See more »
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Shot in 1965, not released in the US until 1967.See more »
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Featured in Twisted Sex Vol. 18 (1998) (V)See more »

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Be there or be square., 12 October 2011
Author: BA_Harrison from Hampshire, England

The swinging 60s saw protective parents world-wide concerned that exposure to way-out music might turn their kids into sex-crazed, drug addicts. In Emilio Vieyra's Feast of Flesh AKA The Deadly Organ, that's precisely what happens: young women are subjected to some cool organ grooves and become the zombie-like sex slaves of a masked maniac who hooks them on heroin; once in the grip of the 'monster', the women become his sexual playthings, but their inevitable fate is death, their 'master' stabbing them in the chest with his over-sized hypodermic needle.

Although this film could be viewed as a cautionary tale for potentially wayward teens or as the ultimate nightmare scenario for concerned parents, I doubt very much if this was the makers' intention—it's far too lurid a piece of trash to be given credit for containing any kind of moral subtext or for deliberately mining the fears of the older generation. No... what we have here, I believe, is exploitation, pure and simple—a delightfully dated piece of nonsense featuring some mild gore, beautiful people soaking up rays on the beach, groovy dance scenes in a smoky jazz club, and plenty of bare boobage, with nearly every hot chick getting her threads off during the course of the film.

Casual horror fans might find Feast of Flesh strictly Dullsville (Hell, even fans of this type of cheap South American schlock don't seem to have much positive to say about it), but I had a blast with the hilarious 60s slang ('this place is a drag... I'm splitting. Ciao!'), all of the tasty skirt (especially one particularly big-breasted sunbather and the gorgeous Gloria Prat as Beba), the terrible dubbing, and the wonderfully daft scene in which the police use a girl as bait for the killer, but fail to step in until after she has been fatally stabbed.

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