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The Twilight People (1972)

PG  |   |  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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1.33 : 1
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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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Version of The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) See more »

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Before Anyone Had A VCR
18 May 2010 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

It's hard to imagine a world where all the stations you could watch would 'end their broadcast day' if you're too young to have lived it. That's the world where this movie was great as a late-night treat that aired very rarely. I only saw it the one time and forget the story completely but its images remain in my memory. I knew it was a cheap, bad movie when I was watching but my reaction ranged from bored to bemused to fascinated. Additionslly, there was invoked a sweet nostalgia from seeing John Ashley headlining a movie. I'd watched that guy battle mostly black and white monsters since I was 8 years old. I saw this movie when I was 26.

It's a new world now and there's no reason to recommend this movie anymore. But I liked it and would sit through it again.


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