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Welcome to Arrow Beach (1974)

R | | Horror | May 1974 (USA)
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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Cast

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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
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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In 1972, it was reported Donna Reed and Walter Pidgeon would be among the stars of Yellow-Headed Summer. When it was finally released in 1973, as Welcome to Arrow Beach, and in 1976 under the title Tender Flesh, only Laurence Harvey was in the cast. (Brenda Scott Royce in the book Donna Reed: A Bio-bibliography, page 58., Greenwood Press 1990) See more »

Quotes

Alex Heath: The places that a woman could inject herself with a syringe defy the imagination!
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Connections

Featured in Celluloid Bloodbath: More Prevues from Hell (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

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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