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Craze (1974)

R | | Horror | June 1974 (USA)
A nutty antiques dealer starts to sacrifice women to an African idol.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Neal Mottram
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Dolly Newman
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Helena
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Aunt Louise Nash
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Solicitor
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Supt. Bellamy
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Detective Sgt. Wall
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Sally
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Ronnie
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Detective Constable Russet
David Warbeck ...
Detective Wilson
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Muriel Sharp
Marianne Stone ...
Jane - Barmaid
Dean Harris ...
Ronnie's Friend
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Jack Palance plays as a demented art dealer & antique-shop owner who performs nightly rituals in honor of the African god Chuku, whom he believes will reward him with unimaginable wealth and power if he merely offers up human sacrifice. His methods are fairly creative, ranging from impalement, slashing and burning, to scaring people to death with an ooga-booga fright mask. Written by Ørnås

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Alright Horror-Thriller
27 October 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a film I acquired in the Drive-in 50-pack collection. For me, this is one of the better flicks in the film pack. It's not a superb but it's a little better than Z-grade.

Jack Palance plays Neal Mottram. Neal is a man that is an art & antique dealer by day, by night he worships African God Chuku and feels compelled to make human sacrifices to the deity nightly.

There is nudity and violence which is expected in these types of films

  • it does fall in the category of a horror slasher. This is not the


worlds greatest slasher film but is better than some of the other Z & B grade slasher flicks from the 70s.

6/10


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