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The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972)

G  |   |  Drama, Horror, Mystery  |  7 June 1973 (Canada)
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A documentary-style drama which questions the existence of a monster in an Arkansas swamp. It is really more of a glimpse at lower-class swamp culture from the seventies, though, than a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vern Stierman ...
Narrator (voice)
Chuck Pierce Jr. ...
Jim as Boy
William Stumpp ...
Jim as Adult
Willie E. Smith ...
Willie
Lloyd Bowen ...
Himself
B.R. Barrington ...
Himself
J.E. 'Smokey' Crabtree ...
Himself (as Smokey Crabtree)
Travis Crabtree ...
Himself
John P. Hixon ...
Himself
John W. Oates ...
Himself
Buddy Crabtree ...
James Crabtree
Jeff Crabtree ...
Fred Crabtree
Judy Baltom ...
Mary Beth Searcy
Mary B. Johnson ...
Sister
Louise Searcy ...
Herself
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A documentary-style drama which questions the existence of a monster in an Arkansas swamp. It is really more of a glimpse at lower-class swamp culture from the seventies, though, than a monster flick. Written by Sean Taylor <st52@cornell.edu>

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7 June 1973 (Canada)  »

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Tracking the Fouke Monster  »

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The film is based upon actual reported encounters with a Bigfoot creature in the Fouke-Boogy Creek area of Arkansas throughout the 1960s and early 1970s. Most of the actors in the film were the actual people from the encounters. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Mr. Turner and the Ford brothers are on the porch shooting at the monster, Turner's flashlight alternates between a regular size flashlight and a large lantern flashlight (the same lantern flashlight the Constable gives them later). See more »


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The Legend of Boggy Creek
Words and Music by Earl E. Smith
Sung by Chuck Bryant
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For all Bigfoot movie fans!
18 March 2003 | by (Ohio Sasquatch Territory!) – See all my reviews

This classic 1970's drive-in film is a must for all Bigfoot and cryptozoology fans! If you don't like 1970's films, low low budget films then stay clear from this. Go watch Harry Potter instead. The creepy swamp scenery at the start of the picture, lack of a budget, non-existant acting, and glimpses of a man in an ape suit makes this late night gem a real joy to watch!! Good for viewing in the dark. Much better than Sasquatch: The Untold. UGH!


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