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L.Q. Jones (screenplay)
Harlan Ellison (novel)
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Release Date:
November 1975 (USA) See more »
A rather kinky tale of survival See more »
A post-apocalyptic tale based on a novella by Harlan Ellison. A boy communicates telepathically with his dog as they scavenge for food and sex... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Don Johnson ... Vic
Susanne Benton ... Quilla June Holmes

Jason Robards ... Lou Craddock
Tim McIntire ... Blood (voice)
Alvy Moore ... Doctor Moore
Helene Winston ... Mez Smith

Charles McGraw ... Preacher
Hal Baylor ... Michael
Ron Feinberg ... Fellini

Michael Rupert ... Gery (as Mike Rupert)
Don Carter ... Ken
Michael Hershman ... Richard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

L.Q. Jones ... Actor in Porno Film (uncredited)
Tiger ... Blood (the dog) (uncredited)

Directed by
L.Q. Jones 
Writing credits
L.Q. Jones (screenplay)

Harlan Ellison (novella)

Wayne Cruseturner  uncredited

Produced by
Tom Connors .... associate producer
L.Q. Jones .... producer
Alvy Moore .... producer
Original Music by
Tim McIntire 
Cinematography by
John Arthur Morrill (photographed by)
Film Editing by
Scott Conrad 
Production Design by
Ray Boyle 
Makeup Department
Wes Dawn .... makeup artist
Art Department
Terry Ballard .... property master
Sound Department
Sean Byrne .... sound (restored version)
James Contrares .... boom operator (as James Contreras)
Gilbert D. Marchant .... sound effects
Rod Sutton .... production mixer
Special Effects by
Frank Rowe .... special effects
Denny Arnold .... stunts
William H. Burton Jr. .... stunt coordinator (as Bill Burton)
Gary Combs .... stunts
Gary McLarty .... stunts
Bob Orrison .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Richmond L. Aguilar .... electrician (as Richmond Aguilar)
Guy Badger .... generator operator
Dennis Bishop .... best boy
Phillip Dunn .... grip
John Arthur Morrill .... camera operator
John C. Murray .... electrician (as John Murray)
Tom Ramsey .... key grip
Tim Wawrzeniak .... first camera assistant
Kurt Young .... grip (as Kurt P. Young)
David Needham .... electrician (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Leo Kraak .... costumes: Miss Winston
Steve McQueen .... assistant wardrobe
Carolyn Moore .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Michael Klick .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Larry Bunker .... musician
Herb Crawford .... musician
Ray Manzarek .... musician
Jimmy Maxwell .... musician (as Jim Maxwell)
Jaime Mendoza-Nava .... composer: "Topeka" music sequence
Rick Ruskin .... musician (as Richard Ruskin)
Other crew
Richard Butz .... production assistant
Nat Cohen .... presenter
Joe Hornok .... trainer: "Blood" (as Joe Hornak)
Don Karr .... production assistant
Randy McQueen .... production assistant
Hannah Scheel .... script supervisor
Maggie Smith .... production secretary
Steve Smith .... title designer
Lou Schumacher .... dog owner: "Blood" (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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91 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

James Cagney was considered for the voice of Blood, but the idea was dropped because Cagney's fame would have been a distraction from the character.See more »
Audio/visual unsynchronized: While the marching band in Topeka's picnic passes camera, the girl playing cymbals doesn't actually clash the cymbals. She only pretends to do it.See more »
Vic:[to sentry] If my gun picks up one rust spot you're gonna wake up with a crowd around 'ya.See more »
Movie Connections:
When the World Was NewSee more »


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60 out of 69 people found the following review useful.
Strange and enjoyable., 4 January 2004
Author: dusikyon from USA

The setting of this film is not only a material wasteland, but a moral one as well. Our protaganists are a wandering teenage misogynist and his super-intelligent telepathic dog. The latter helps the former to locate potential rape victims. Their pursuit of one particular sexual quarry leads the young man on a journey into a subterranean perversion of smalltown America. The dog is the most sympathetic character in the movie, and is brilliantly voiced by Tim McIntire.

If you are able to wrap your head around the bizarre moral construct, this film is a nihilistic hoot.

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