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Equinox
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Release Date:
October 1970 (USA) See more »
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Supernatural Color by De Luxe See more »
Plot:
Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information. Told in flashbacks by the sole survivor. See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cheesy precursor of Raimi's "The Evil Dead". See more (73 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Edward Connell ... David Fielding
Barbara Hewitt ... Susan Turner

Frank Bonner ... Jim Hudson (as Frank Boers Jr.)
Robin Christopher ... Vicki
Jack Woods ... Asmodeus
James Phillips ... Reporter Sloan (as Jim Phillips)
Fritz Leiber Jr. ... Dr. Arthur Waterman (as Fritz Leiber)
Patrick Burke ... Branson
Jim Duron ... Orderly
Sharon Gray
Louis Clayton
Norvelle Brooks
Irving L. Lichtenstein
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Forrest J Ackerman ... Doctor on tape recorder (voice) (uncredited)
Jim Danforth ... Extra (uncredited)
Jack H. Harris ... Detective Harrison (uncredited)
Chuck Niles ... Voice (uncredited)
R.J. Robertson ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Jack Woods 
Mark Thomas McGee (co-director) (uncredited)
Dennis Muren (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mark Thomas McGee  story
Jack Woods 

Produced by
Jack H. Harris .... producer
Dennis Muren .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Jaime Mendoza-Nava (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Mike Hoover 
 
Film Editing by
John Joyce 
 
Makeup Department
Robynne Hoover .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Sam Altonian .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Bradley Lane .... sound mixer
 
Visual Effects by
David Allen .... special photographic effects
Jim Danforth .... special photographic effects
Dennis Muren .... special photographic effects
Jim Danforth .... cel animator (uncredited)
Jim Danforth .... matte artist (uncredited)
Jim Danforth .... special equipment (uncredited)
Ralph Rodine .... animation camera (uncredited)
David Stipes .... visual effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ed Begley Jr. .... assistant camera
Joel Chernoff .... gaffer
Ben Harwood Jr. .... grip
 
Music Department
John Caper Jr. .... music supervisor (as John Caper)
 
Other crew
Jill Murphy .... script supervisor
Bob Woods .... production assistant
Conrad Buff IV .... production staff (uncredited)
Bill Goodwin .... production staff (uncredited)
Alan Gould .... production staff (uncredited)
Chris Koppel .... production staff (uncredited)
Lin Kroll .... production staff (uncredited)
David Stipes .... production staff (uncredited)
Susan Turner .... production staff (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Also Known As:
"The Beast" - USA (video title)
"The Equinox... A Journey Into the Supernatural" - USA (restored version)
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Runtime:
80 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Canada:PG (Ontario) | Germany:16 | Norway:15 | Singapore:NC-16 | UK:X (1971) | USA:PG | USA:GP (original rating)

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Film debut of Frank Bonner (Herb Tarlick from "WKRP in Cincinnati" (1978)).See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: At the beginning of the movie, before the main character is hit by the car (the one that supposedly has no driver), we can clearly see that someone is driving while the car is approaching. But when we see the inside of the car, there's no one driving.See more »
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David Fielding:Susan? Susan! Su - !
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Cheesy precursor of Raimi's "The Evil Dead"., 4 March 2010
Author: HumanoidOfFlesh from Chyby, Poland

"Equinox" is a low-budget and wholly independent precursor of Sam Raimi's "The Evil Dead" about a group of teenagers,who accidentally unleash supernatural forces after reading passages from a mysterious book Necronomicon found in the woods.The main difference between "Equinox" and "The Evil Dead" is that the latter is drenched with gore and violence,whilst"Equinox" plays more like 50's creature feature combined with cheesy stop-motion monster roaming the woods.I must say that the stop motion monster effects are pretty impressive as are the split screen effects.The acting is amateurish and the writing leaves a lot to be desired.Who would of ever guessed that Park Ranger Asmodeus would turn out to be Satan incarnate.Still strong 8 out of 10.

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