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Abby (1974)

R  |   |  Horror  |  25 December 1974 (USA)
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A possession film about a marriage counselor who becomes possessed by a Demon of Sexuality, when her father in law, an Exorcist, freed it while in Africa. He returns home, along with his ... See full summary »

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Bishop Garnet Williams
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Rev. Emmett Williams
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Det. Cass Potter
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Abby Williams
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Miranda 'Momma' Potter
Charles Kissinger ...
Dr. Hennings
Elliott Moffitt ...
Russell Lang
Nathan Cook ...
Tafa Hassan
Nancy Lee Owens ...
Mrs. Wiggins
William P. Bradford ...
Dr. Rogers (as Billy Bradford)
Joann Holcomb ...
Lois
Claude Fulkerson ...
Benny
Bill Wilson ...
Dan
Charles Broaddus ...
Joe (as Chuck Broadus)
Don Henderson ...
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A possession film about a marriage counselor who becomes possessed by a Demon of Sexuality, when her father in law, an Exorcist, freed it while in Africa. He returns home, along with his son and a policeman to perform an African Exorcism on her. Written by <Blythe379@cs.com>

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The Devil took her for his lover! Her body is possessed, her soul is next! See more »

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Horror

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Release Date:

25 December 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Blaxorcist  »

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Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Filmed in Louisville, Kentucky, the production was temporarily halted when a series of tornadoes ripped through Louisville on 4 April 1974. Carol Speed recalled taking refuge with Juanita Moore in the lobby of a hotel that had no tornado shelter. They weathered the storm wrapped in blankets to protect them in case one of the large glass windows exploded. See more »

Quotes

The Demon's voice: Whaddya think of my powers now?
Bishop Garnet Williams: Not very much!
The Demon's voice: Hello, motherfucker!
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Version of Seytan (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Will We Find Our Tomorrows
Music by Robert O. Ragland (uncredited)
Lyrics by William Girdler (uncredited)
Sung by Patti Henderson
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10 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A possession film about a marriage counselor who becomes possessed by a Demon of Sexuality, when her father in law, an Exorcist, freed it while in Africa.

He returns home, along with his son and a policeman to perform an African Exorcism on her.

One of the better blaxplotation flicks to come our of the 70s. The story is OK, and the acting is decent and although a low budget movie, the special effects are sort of kewl.

I'd give it a solid 5. It's worth watching id you are a fan of the genre.


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