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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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Drive-in classic from the '70s. Give these guys a break! 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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Additional Details

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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Trivia:
Film debut of Frank Bonner (Herb from WKRP in Cincinnati).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Jim is shown wearing, then not wearing a belt, throughout the movie.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
David Fielding:Susan? Susan! Su - !
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »

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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Drive-in classic from the '70s. Give these guys a break!, 20 November 2001
Author: jckruize from North Hemis

Come on, people! This was a zero-budget student film, for God's sake! You can't assess this movie like you would the latest big-budget studio blockbuster. This was an earnest effort of some FX-crazed kids, who did their damnedest to get some cool stop-motion monster sequences on film as a showcase of their talents. Dennis Muren went on to STAR WARS fame and many Oscars, and the late lamented David Allen enlivened many a crappy Charles Band flick (that's actually a redundancy) with superb effects that always belied the pitiful budget he was given to work with. All I know is, my younger brother and I, both stop-motion fans, saw the trailer for EQUINOX at some long-ago Saturday matinée and KNEW we had to see this film. And when we finally did we thought it was COOL! I'd rather see a continuity-challenged, amateur FX effort like this than any multimillion-dollar CG crapfest like VAN HELSING any day of the week!

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