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1972 (USA) See more »
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Love Slaves Of Satan Tortured To Blood-Dripping Death
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A young woman is brought to an asylum to receive special treatment from a mysterious doctor. Dr. Spector does more than just run the hospital... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Charles Kissinger ... Dr. Jason Specter / Martine Williams
Nick Jolley ... Chris Duncan
Carla Borelli ... Lucina Martin
Louis Bandy ... Lt. Tom Walsh
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lila Boden
Liz Cherry
P.J. Childers
Don Cox
Don Dunkle
Joan Edwards
Claude Fulkerson ... Chief Aide
Pamela Gatz ... The Creature
Mimi Honce ... The Cripple
Ken Jones
Lynne Kelly
Nancy Marshall
Gary Morris
Beth Pearce
Jack Peterkin ... Dr. Nolan
James Carroll Pickett (as James Pickett)
Harry Roehrig ... Deafmute
Sherry Steiner ... Blind Girl

Karen Stone
Biggs Tabler
Carla Rueckert ... Hooded Figure (uncredited)
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Directed by
William Girdler 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William Girdler 
Patrick J. Kelly 

Produced by
J. Patrick Kelly III .... producer
 
Original Music by
William Girdler 
 
Cinematography by
William L. Asman 
 
Film Editing by
Gene Ruggiero 
 
Costume Design by
Lois Haynie 
 
Makeup Department
James Carroll Pickett .... special makeup effects (as James Pickett)
 
Production Management
Lee Jones .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lee Jones .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Stephane Goulet .... set designer
Alice Hay .... property master
 
Special Effects by
Richard Albain .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dan Cunningham .... gaffer
Don Wrege .... grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Barbara Girdler .... wardrobe
 
Other crew
Michael Aquino .... technical advisor
Don Wrege .... clapboard operator
 

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80 min
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Certification:
Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | France:-16 | USA:PG

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The yellow Porsche driven by Chris Duncan (Nick Jolley) actually belonged to director William Girdler.See more »
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Featured in Extra Weird (2003) (V)See more »

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Fear evil with this terribly made bloodboiler!, 26 March 1999
Author: Jason C. Atwood from Suffolk, Virginia

Get this title into your mind right now: ASYLUM OF SATAN. Why? Because the 70s was known for tons of low budget movies about the worst of both worlds: crowded asylums and Satanic possession. Before watching the movie trailer, I saw the full-length feature. What you get is absolute nonsense. This, being made a couple of years before THE EXORCIST, helped bring in numerous offerings about the Devil. Here, it's same old, same old. Cheap special effects are the excuse for a rotten-apple horror chiller, with rubber snakes and toy bugs taking toll on two innocent lives. Now, I've just seen the trailer, and I would have been better off giving a donation of twenty dollars to film preservation. An interesting note: the warning label on United's copy of the film is mistakenly misleading. Movies such as ASYLUM OF SATAN are junk food for your head. Just add a television set.

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