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The Flesh and Blood Show (1972)

R | | Horror | August 1974 (USA)
Actors rehearsing a show at a mysterious seaside theater are being killed off by an unknown maniac.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Brooks ...
Mike
Jenny Hanley ...
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Carol Edwards
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Simon
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Sarah
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Tony Weller
Judy Matheson ...
Jane
David Howey ...
John
Elizabeth Bradley ...
Mrs. Saunders
Rodney Diak ...
Warner
Penny Meredith ...
Angela
Sally Lahee ...
Iris Vokins
Raymond Young ...
Insp. Walsh
Carol Allen ...
Librarian
Alan Curtis ...
Jack Phipps
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Actors rehearsing a show at a mysterious seaside theater are being killed off by an unknown maniac.

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The film originally contained a 3-D flashback sequence. See more »

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As Luan Peters investigates the prop room below the stage she makes a big deal of brushing away cobwebs, but there aren't any. See more »

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Referenced in Bloodsucking Freaks (1976) See more »

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Plenty Of Flesh not enough blood
10 November 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

"The Flesh and Blood Show" is about a bunch of young actors all willing to take part in a stage theatre that's situated in a small ocean town, and soon as they arrive strange things start to happen and people start disappearing and surprise, surprise they are being watched by an unknown strange figure.

To be honest when I came across this movie, I actually got it confused with "Blood and Black Lace" (which I still haven't seen), and being a keen fan of early slasher movies and especially British slasher movies, I was willing to give this one a go. To be honest I was kind of disappointed, for a start there is frankly not enough blood or horror or tension to fulfil any basic needs and there are too many false scares and could have done with a higher body count.

But there are some good points to this movie, including the night-times attack on one of the women, was nicely done and quite nerve racking and the whodunit angle was nicely done along with the lengthy explanation at the end was a nice touch.

All in all not a terrible entry but doesn't quite keep the viewer interested all the way through, but still better than half the crap that comes out these days.


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