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The Twilight People (1972)

 -  Adventure | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  June 1972 (USA)
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A kidnapped diver is taken to an island inhabited by a mad scientist and his half-animal, half-human creations.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Ashley ...
Pat Woodell ...
Neva Gordon
Jan Merlin ...
Steinman
Charles Macaulay ...
Dr. Gordon
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Ayesa, the Panther Woman
Ken Metcalfe ...
Kuzma, the Antelope Man
Tony Gosalvez ...
Darmo, the Bat Man
Kim Ramos ...
Primo, the Ape Man
Mona Morena ...
Lupa, the Wolf Woman
Eddie Garcia ...
Juan Pereira
Angelo Ventura
Johnny Long
Andres Centenera
Letty Mirasol
Max Roio ...
(as Max Rojo)
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A scientist kidnaps a man and transports him to an island, intent on turning him into a super-being. The man obviously doesn't like this idea, so he tries to escape with the help of the scientist's daughter and a band of half-human, half-animal creatures. Written by Demian Katz <katz@netaxs.com>

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Animal desires... Human lust. Test Tube terrors... Half beast... all monster.


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$150,000 (estimated)
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In September 1972, Dimension Pictures was widely exhibiting this film on a double bill with The Doberman Gang (1972). See more »

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For hard core garbage cinema freaks only
20 May 2002 | by (Los Angeles CA) – See all my reviews

In case you haven't gotten your fill of bad "Island Of Lost Soul" remakes, there is this beauty. Producer writer John Ashley, a long way from Frankie, Annette, and the rest of the gang, is the hero who is kidnapped and taken to an Island where a mad doctor does mutation experiments; with a little "most dangerous game" rip off thrown in.

This must have been enough to make him miss Eric Von Zipper. Pat Codell, from Pennycoat Junction, shows some real charm in rolling with the punches, the poor thing quit the biz soon afterwards. And you get an early appearance of Pam Grier, and a flying batman livens things up a bit. Mostly however, this is for hard core bad movie fans only.


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