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Welcome to Arrow Beach (1974)

 -  Horror  -  May 1974 (USA)
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A hippie girl wandering on a California beach is taken in by a Korean War veteran who lives in a nearby mansion with his sister. The girl soon begins to suspect that the mansion is home to ... See full summary »

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Grace Henry
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Deputy Rakes
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Sheriff Duke Bingham
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Gloria LeRoy ...
Ginger
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Alex Heath
Dodie Heath ...
Felice
Altovise Davis ...
Deputy Molly (as Altovise Gore)
Elizabeth St. Clair ...
Head Nurse
Robert Lussier ...
Deputy Lippencourt
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Hot Rod Driver
Tony Ballen ...
Pharmacist
John Hart ...
Doctor
Andy Romano ...
Bryant
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A hippie girl wandering on a California beach is taken in by a Korean War veteran who lives in a nearby mansion with his sister. The girl soon begins to suspect that the mansion is home to some very strange goings-on. Written by Anonymous

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A chilling story of cannibalism in the 20th century. See more »

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May 1974 (USA)  »

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Tender Flesh  »

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Trivia

Stuart Whitman was originally approached to play Jason Henry, but turned the part down and asked if he could portray Deputy Rakes instead. See more »

Quotes

Robbin Stanley: [noticing Jason Henry staring at her chest] Just secondary sexual characteristics.
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Who Can Tell Us Why
Music by Bert Keyes and George Barrie
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by Lou Rawls
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Meandering Thriller That's Barely Interesting
7 July 2001 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

More like welcome to a DARK SHADOWS clone as it features a darkly lit mansion, with soap opera type characters, and a revved up soundtrack that quickly becomes overbearing. Basically about Foster a young, beautiful, and innocent runnaway ( she even sleeps with a stuffed doll) who gets in over her head with cannibal Harvey. Like most 70's horror heroines she naively misses the simple warning signs until it's almost too late. Also like most cheap 70's horror films it meanders through stilted dialogue and meaningless scenes until it gives you two minutes of what is passably interesting. Definately no big deal. The only real interesting aspect is why a excellent and respected actor like Harvey would get involved with such a schlocky story.


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