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Jennifer Jones ... Astrid Steele
Jordan Christopher ... Bogart Peter Stuyvesant
Holly Near ... Tara Nicole Steele

Lou Rawls ... Joe

Charles Aidman ... Willy Steele
Davey Davison ... Anna Livia

Roddy McDowall ... Santoro
Marty Brill ... Maitre D'
Carol Costello ... Maitre D's Wife
Danielle Aubry ... Paulette
Sandrine Gobet ... Tara Nicole - Age 3
Joan Calhoun ... Tara Nicole - Age 8
Rudy Battaglia ... Tony
George Ostos ... Rudolph
Romo Vincent ... Cotton Candy Salesman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Deanne Mencher ... Masseuse (uncredited)
Hiroko Watanabe ... Masseuse (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Thom 
Writing credits
Robert Thom (written by)

Produced by
Arthur Dreifuss .... associate producer
Jerome F. Katzman .... producer
Sam Katzman .... executive producer
Original Music by
Fred Karger 
Cinematography by
John F. Warren (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Eve Newman 
Production Design by
Gabriel Scognamillo 
Art Direction by
Bruce Bushman 
George W. Davis 
Set Decoration by
Don Greenwood Jr.  (as Don Greenwood)
Makeup Department
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair styles creator: Jennifer Jones
William Tuttle .... makeup artist
Helene Parrish .... hair stylist (uncredited)
William Reynolds .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Bobby Stone .... unit production manager (as Robert Stone)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Wilson .... assistant director
Robert Dijoux .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Shirley Kaplan .... collage designer
Carl Beondé .... prop master (uncredited)
Sound Department
Franklin Milton .... recording supervisor
Fred Faust .... sound (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
John Shepphird .... special visual effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Virgil Apger .... still photographer (uncredited)
Don Nygren .... gaffer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Renié .... costumes: Jennifer Jones (as Renie)
Kitty Mager .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Gene Ostler .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Music Department
Fred Karger .... conductor
Ethmer Roten .... musician: flute (uncredited)
Other crew
Samuel Z. Arkoff .... presenter
Carl Boenisch .... sky diving sequences (as Carl Boenish)
Flora Duane .... dialogue coach
James H. Nicholson .... presenter
Carl Boenisch .... parachute advisor (uncredited)
Cosmo Genovese .... script supervisor (uncredited)

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Also Known As:
"Cult of the Damned" - USA (reissue title)
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93 min
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15 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
60'S FREAKED OUT SCENE, 18 February 2003
Author: m0rphy

As I have collected all 24 Jennifer Jones' films on video, (25 if you include the two versions of "Gone to Earth"/"Wild Heart"), it was only natural I should buy a video entitled "Cult of the Damned", its' later release title.

I was 23 when this was filmed in 1969 so if what now amounts to a period piece of rock stars, drugs, cults etc, appeals to you, then this film is worth a look.You may be somewhat surprised to see and hear established stars such as Jennifer Jones appearing in this film especially when she utters lines like," I made 40 stag films and never faked an orgasm" or calling her masseuse a " you're a bloody sadistic dyke".Roddy McDowell also appears as a disciple of Jordan Christopher, the cult leader."Pop" art adorns the set especially at the beginning and is designed to shock.The dialogue is full of pretentious nonsense as espoused by Holly Near playing the overweight daughter and its narrator.I did however like most of the songs especially the one Jordan sings to Jennifer Jones when he's stark naked at the foot of her bed, with just her famous necklace to cover his modesty!

I know this film gets "slated" by most people and critics but do see it if you get the chance.Its never been seen on mainstream UK TV to my knowledge and the video title is not commercially available.Your best bet is to bid on "e-Bay" as it occasionally comes up for auction.

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