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The Twilight People (1972)

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 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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PG
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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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A Great Person/Great Actor/Great Father.
2 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To his Family, and Fans: I met Mr. Ashley in Hollywood 1971-72, not sure. I was totally impressed with him. A beautiful man and gentleman. I thoroughly enjoyed my meeting with him. He introduced me to Robert Conrad and I was blown away. Talk about beautiful men in my company.

Just want to say after after 40 years my heart still remembers John in a positive way. He, to me was a wonderful actor/person/father. I treasure my memories of him.

I just wish we could have met again, just for old times (whatever that means), I hear that phrase all the time so thought it was appropriate, excuse me for being so dramatic! The shock came when I learned he passed in 1997 on the set of Scared City in New York. I was devastated . . . John was to live forever.

All good things do come to an end, and this was definitely one of those good things. John was the epitome of success, talent, and fortitude. He was brilliant as an actor, and stunning as an individual.

To his family: Bless you for being a part of this wonderful human being: Entertainer, Singer, Actor, Husband, Father. Truly a God Send to all of us to learn from.

Your Friend, Rita


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