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Alabama's Ghost (1973)

 -  Horror  -  February 1973 (USA)
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Nightclub janitor discovers a secret room, finds old magician's belongings, tries on the costumes and becomes "Alabama, King of the Cosmos."

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Brooks ...
Alabama, King Of The Cosmos
Peggy Browne ...
Zoerae
E. Kerrigan Prescott ...
Carter's Ghost
Steven Kent Browne ...
Otto Max
Ken Grantham ...
Granny / Moxie / Gault
Karen Ingenthron ...
Dr. Caligula
Ann Weldon ...
Mama-bama
Ann Wagner Ward ...
Marilyn Midnight
Joel Nobel ...
Doc
Linda Shelburne ...
Groupie
Squeak Krauthamer ...
Groupie
Erica Shapiro ...
Groupie
Lani Freeman ...
Groupie
Hillary Roth ...
Groupie
Patricia Shallcorss ...
Groupie
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Nightclub janitor discovers a secret room, finds old magician's belongings, tries on the costumes and becomes "Alabama, King of the Cosmos."

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Weird!
18 November 2000 | by (Toronto,Ontario) – See all my reviews

If you like cult movies, you'll love Alabama's Ghost. It's about a black man who discovers a cave full of old magician's equipment and uses it to become a national celebrity. It turns out that his magical equipment is more powerful than he thought. The movie then takes on several bizarre twists involving a cult of vampires and a take-over-the-world plot. There's even an elephant at the end that plays an important role. It's hard to tell what this film was intended to be as it covers so many targets. It may take a couple of viewings to really understand it but it is definitely one of the most unusual films of the early 70s and is far more intelligent than a cheap schlock horror flick.


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