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Gargoyles (1972)

Not Rated | | Horror | TV Movie 21 November 1972
An anthropologist/paleontologist and his daughter, while travelling through the southwestern US, stumble upon a colony of living, breathing gargoyles who in the end only want to be left alone.

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(as B.W.L. Norton)

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(as Stephen Karpf),
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Dr. Mercer Boley
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Diana Boley
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Mrs. Parks
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The Gargoyle
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James Reeger
William Stevens ...
Police Chief
John Gruber ...
Jesse
Woody Chambliss ...
Uncle Willie
Jim Connell ...
Buddy
Timothy Burns ...
Morris Ray (as Tim Burns)
Mickey Alzola ...
Gargoyle
Greg Walker ...
Gargoyle
Rock A. Walker ...
Gargoyle (as Rock Walker)
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After receiving word about a mysterious carcass/skeleton unearthed in the Arizona desert, a father and his daughter decide to remove it from the burial grounds for further study. Once they do so, they, as well as the town, are besieged by a colony of gargoyles living in some nearby caverns. Written by Lee Shapiro <hgwells@magicnet.net>

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Watch Out! The Gargoyles Are Here. See more »

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Horror

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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21 November 1972 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La mansión del terror  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Bill Norton was a replacement for a previous director who turned down the project because he thought it was impossible to shoot this film in only eighteen days. See more »

Goofs

After the first gargoyle attack, the doctor asks his daughter to play back the cassette recording. The playback reaches the point where she had to flip the tape over during recording and continues playback without the tape being flipped. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Willie: [being a total brown-nose as Professor Boley looks at him in disgust] I saw yuh on that television talk show, perfesser, and yuh impressed me with yer knowledge and yer know-how.
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References Häxan (1922) See more »

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Fun, Fun, Fun!!
17 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Not too much to say about this little gem. Saw it when I was 8 or 9 yrs old and thought it was very cool. Last saw it a couple years ago and it's still good cheesy fun. Much more satisfying than any of the "monster" flicks coming out of H-wood today. ---and those gargoyle babies, they're oh so cute!

If possible you should rent this with "Don't be Afraid of the Dark" starring Kim Darby, and "KillDozer" for a seriously cheesy evening of fun.


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