She Freak (1967)

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Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival. She quickly discovers that she despises freaks and human oddities.


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Complete credited cast:
Claire Brennen ...
Jade Cochran
Lee Raymond ...
Blackie Fleming
Lynn Courtney ...
Pat 'Moon' Mullins
Bill McKinney ...
Steve St. John
Claude Earl Jones ...
Greasy (as Claude Smith)
Ben Moore ...
Ben Thomas
Vanteen ...
Al Babcock
Madame Lee ...
Snake Charmer (as Lee)
Marsha Drake ...
William Bagdad ...
Pretty-Boy (as Bill Bagdad)
Sandra Holcomb ...
Canival Woman


Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival. She quickly discovers that she despises freaks and human oddities. Written by Anonymous

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3 May 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Asylum of the Insane  »

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$65,000 (estimated)

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The opening scenes were shot at the California State Fair in Sacramento. See more »


Pat 'Moon' Mullins: Hey Jade, I just heard something.
Jade Cochran: Word travels fast around this lot, doesn't it?
Pat 'Moon' Mullins: Look, it's none of my business, but did you have to run Shorty off? He's been with Steve for 12 years, and this carnival is the only home he has.
Jade Cochran: [cynical tone] Like I said, it's none of your business.
Pat 'Moon' Mullins: You know, I'm beginning to feel sorry that I ever met you.
Jade Cochran: Look cooch, I don't need you or anyone else to tell me how to run my new business. Now, why don't you screw on back to the girlie show and shake it for the ...
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Sporadically entertaining rip-off of classic film
22 March 2004 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

The fact that this movie is a rip-off of Tod Browning's "Freaks" should not be construed as a reason to see it. The photography and acting are bottom drawer, the direction is listless and unimaginative, and writing is rarely sly (or at least it's hard to get any good dialogue out of these actors' mouths). There isn't even all that much exploitation footage here.

What is kind of interesting is the picture of carnival life in the 60s (a period of decline for that art form) it provides. Roustabouts, geeks, carneys, all are presented with some sort of versimilitude.

With a stronger lead actress and a more competent cast/director, this film could at least have been a memorable shock-fest. Instead, it's ultimately forgettable.

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