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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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Grace Henry
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Sheriff Duke Bingham
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Ginger
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Alex Heath
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Felice
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Deputy Molly (as Altovise Gore)
Elizabeth St. Clair ...
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Deputy Lippencourt
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Hot Rod Driver
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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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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 »

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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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Just about worth seeing
5 February 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A real oddity, this one. Stars Laurence Harvey who also directed and would die before the film was released. Indeed Harvey does not look well or perform well and it is sad that his career should have ended this way. Not that I ever thought him much of an actor but he certainly had a presence when younger and could successfully bring his personality to bear on a film if nothing else. Not here sadly for this is generally poorly directed and poorly performed by all concerned, though we do get a spirited performance from an aged Gloria LeRoy. Indeed her turn precipitates the best sequence in the whole film and certainly prevents any chance of dropping off. Just about worth seeing for it is certainly a little bit different but could have been so much better.


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