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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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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
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Insp. Walsh
Carol Allen ...
Librarian
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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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Featured in 42nd Street Forever: Blu-ray Edition (2012) See more »

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Boobs, Butts and Blood - All Suffering Pier Pressure!
10 October 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Pete Walker brings us a proto-slasher that's now as cornball as can be. Is it worthy of respect in the pantheon of horror? Yes, maybe.

This is a coastal town that they forgot to close down.

A group of actors and actresses have mysteriously been lured to an end of pier theatre to star in a play. Pretty soon they start being bumped off one by one.

So it be! There's plenty of nudity, actors siting around musing on the "biz" and its perils, while the matter of fact attitude to the disappearances is almost as ludicrous as someone opening the door in the middle of the night stark naked...

It's good fun in truth, especially for British film fans like me to see the likes of Robin Askwith and Jenny Hanley in this. The run down theatre setting is a good one, while the play they are rehearsing makes no sense and is quite surreal! 5/10


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