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Director:
Writer:
Alfred Shaughnessy (screenplay)
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Release Date:
August 1974 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
An Appalling Amalgam of Carnage and Carnality ... See more »
Plot:
Actors rehearsing a show at a mysterious seaside theater are being killed off by an unknown maniac. | Add synopsis »
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Boobs, Butts and Blood - All Suffering Pier Pressure! See more (18 total) »

Cast

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Ray Brooks ... Mike
Jenny Hanley ... Julia Dawson
Luan Peters ... Carol Edwards

Robin Askwith ... Simon
Candace Glendenning ... Sarah

Tristan Rogers ... 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
Brian Tully ... Willesden
Jane Cardew ... Lady Pamela
Tom Mennard ... Fred
Stewart Bevan ... Harry Mulligan (as Stuart Bevan)
Michael Knowles ... Curran
Kent Baker ... Mortuary Attendant
John Yule ... Gerry
Jess Conrad ... Young Actor
Patrick Barr ... Major Bell / Sir Arnold Gates
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pete Walker ... Ludovico (uncredited)

Directed by
Pete Walker 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alfred Shaughnessy  screenplay

Produced by
Pete Walker .... producer
 
Original Music by
Cyril Ornadel 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Jessop 
 
Film Editing by
Ron Pope 
 
Makeup Department
Bill Lodge .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Robert Fennell .... production manager
Matt McCarthy .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Paul Fell .... second assistant director
Brian Lawrence .... assistant director
Terry Madden .... third assistant director
 
Sound Department
Tony Anscombe .... dubbing mixer
Nick Flowers .... boom operator
Peter O'Connor .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Davis .... gaffer
John Metcalfe .... camera operator
Tim Ross .... follow focus
 
Editorial Department
Jim Roddan .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Cyril Ornadel .... conductor
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
96 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.75 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Finland:K-16 (cut) (1974) | UK:18 | UK:15 (re-rating) (2008) | USA:R

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The film originally contained a 3-D flashback sequence.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: 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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Boobs, Butts and Blood - All Suffering Pier Pressure!, 10 October 2014
Author: Spikeopath from United Kingdom

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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