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The Creeping Flesh (1973) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • A Victorian-age scientist returns to London with his paleontological bag-of-bones discovery from Papua New Guinea. Unfortunately, when exposed to water, flesh returns to the bones unleashing a malevolent being on the scientist's family and friends.

    - Written by Ray Hamel <hamel@primate.wisc.edu>
  • A scientist comes to believe that evil is a disease of the blood and that the flesh of a skeleton he has brought back from New Guinea contains it in a pure form. Convinced that his wife, a Folies Bergere dancer who went insane, manifested this evil he is terrified that it will be passed on to their daughter. He tries to use the skeleton's blood to immunise her against this eventuality, but his attempt has anything but the desired result.

    - Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

Synopsis

Two horror movie icons team up for this bone-chilling 1973 film by Freddie Francis, a master of the genre...

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