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Northville Cemetery Massacre
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Writers:
William Dear (screenplay) and
Thomas L. Dyke (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
March 1976 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The day that law and order went beserk...
Plot:
Mayhem starts when a gang of bikers is accused of a sadistic rape in a small town. | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Useless Trivia See more (21 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
David Hyry ... Chris
J. Craig Collicut ... Putnam (as Craig Collicott)
Carson Jackson ... Deke
Jan Sisk ... Lynn
Herb Sharples ... John Tyner
Len Speck ... Armstrong
Beatrice Endahl ... Lady in Car
Harry Endahl ... Man in Car
Brooke Evens ... Hollywood
Jill Biggers ... Bride
Ward Clawson ... First Road Ranger
Richard Davis ... Second Road Ranger
Buzz Brown ... Part Time Judge
Audrey Speck ... Tina
Chuck Whaley ... Tiny

Terence McGovern ... Teddy (as Terry McGovern)
Kelly Burke ... TV Reporter
Fred Rex ... TV Cameraman
Ed Pieratt ... Chief
Eric Fisher ... Rookie
Jackie Harbin ... Waitress
Virginia Pieratt ... Nurse
Road Agents Motorcycle Club ... Rival Club (as Road Agents MC)
Ray Gardener ... Captain Freedom
Garret Albright ... Trucker
Howard Reeves ... Officer Piggins

Don Franklin ... Officer Fedorko
Charles Pearson ... First Hearse Driver
William Morrell ... Second Hearse Driver
Anthony Wyrock ... Third Hearse Driver
Pat Monks ... Pilot
Victoria Baue
Nancy Burek
Debbi Dipietro (as Debbi DiPietro)
Richard Duggan
Don C. Howell
Susan Kingsley
David Klim
Joe Pazzanese
James Tulas
Louis Westfall
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Nick Nolte ... Chris (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
William Dear 
Thomas L. Dyke 
 
Writing credits
William Dear (screenplay) and
Thomas L. Dyke (screenplay) and
Jim Pappas (screenplay)

Phil Nyus (additional dialogue) and
Robert H. Dyke (additional dialogue) and
James King (additional dialogue)

Produced by
Marvin Lee Camp .... associate producer
William Dear .... producer
Robert H. Dyke .... executive producer
Thomas L. Dyke .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Nesmith 
 
Cinematography by
William Dear (photographed by)
Thomas L. Dyke (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
Christa Kindt 
Jerry Wellen 
 
Production Management
Bob Fish .... post-production supervisor
Michael Kowalski .... production manager (as Mike Kowalski)
 
Sound Department
Jim Best .... sound re-recording mixer
Allan Bragg .... location sound
James King .... location sound
Joel Moss .... dubbing mixer
Scott D. Smith .... sound mixer: additional sound
James G. Stewart .... dubbing mixer (as Jim Stewart)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bryan Greenberg .... assistant camera
Robert Handley .... gaffer (as Bob Handly)
Terry Kelly .... assistant camera
Jim Wedlake .... still photographer
 
Other crew
Victoria Baue .... continuity
Dennis King .... production assistant
Robert Skotak .... production assistant (as Bob Skotack)
 

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Runtime:
Norway:82 min (heavily cut) | UK:86 min | USA:83 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
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Certification:
Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 (cut) | Norway:18 (video) (1980's) (cut version) | UK:18 | USA:R (re-rating) | West Germany:18 (heavily cut)

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Trivia:
Filmed in 1972, not released until 1976.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Making of 'Timerider' (2013) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Semi-ManSee more »

FAQ

Is the Dutch VHS Version uncensored?
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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Useless Trivia, 27 January 2005
Author: delj from Cali

I saw The Northville Cemetery Massacre along with Satan's Sadists as part of the monthly Grindhouse dbl feature in Hollywood at the New Beverly Cinema. The director, William Dear, humbly introduced the film and shared some amusing antidotes. Hopefully I am remembering them correctly.

The title of the movie was supposed to be Freedom R.I.P. As was the case with many genre films of the 70's, distributors changed the title without informing the film makers. The print that we saw had the title Wheels Of Death.

The film which was only supposed to take a few weeks to shoot actually wound up taking several years. They would run out of funds and when they had more funds would resume filming. This explains a few continuity issues.

Due to budget limitations, the blanks used in the guns were for revolvers/rifles/ shotguns. No automatic weapons. This explains why the arms dealer only gives the bikers the firearms that he does. The biker firing a fully automatic assault rifle is firing live rounds.

Nick Nolte does a voice-over for one of the characters.

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