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Creature from Black Lake (1976)

PG | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | March 1976 (USA)
Two men exploring the Louisiana swamps encounter a Bigfoot-type creature.

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Grandpaw Bridges
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Rives
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Sheriff Billy Carter
Jim McCullough Jr. ...
Orville Bridges
Roy Tatum ...
Fred / Creature
Cathryn Hartt ...
Eve - Waitress (as Catherine McClenny)
Becky Smiser ...
Becky Carter
Michelle Willingham ...
Michelle
Evelyn Hindricks ...
Grandma Bridges
Roger Pancake ...
H.B.
Karen Brooks ...
Orville's Mother
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Baby Orville
Bob Kyle ...
Rufus
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Storyline

Some fishermen are attacked in the Louisiana swamps. When the word gets out of a mysterious Bigfoot-type creature, two researchers come to a small town to study and hopefully discover what the beast is. Their research from some farmers help the two men to learn that the creature may be a very angry and murderous missing link. Written by Wallace Entertainment

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Demon of the Lake  »

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

When Rives is attacked by the creature while in the van, he defends himself by stabbing the creature multiple times. Seconds later, the creature pushes the van down the hill, causing Rives to be thrown to the back, at which time you can see that his knife is still in the sheath on his belt. See more »

Quotes

Pahoo: Was that is? Was that it? Was that the creature?
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Referenced in The Wild Man of the Navidad (2008) See more »

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Exits and Truckstops
Written and Performed by Jim McCullough Jr.
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A VERY Creepy Film.....
9 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

I saw this one as a child and it scared the crap out of me and even today it STILL has the ability to creep me out. The last 15 minutes are filled with suspense and the interaction between Dennis Fimple(Pahoo)and John David Carson(Rives)would lead you to believe that these guys were buddies even when the camera was off. One of the finest Bigfoot films(along with Legend of Boggy Creek)that is best viewed alone with the lights out.


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