Shock Waves (1977) Poster



The hotel in the film is an actual Biltmore Hotel in Florida that was shut down for a two-year period and was abandoned at the time of filming. Director Ken Wiederhorn paid $250 to rent the building for the shoot. The hotel was renovated a couple of years after the shoot and now charges significantly more than $250 per room, per night.
Headlining stars John Carradine and Peter Cushing each worked four days and earned $5,000 each.
The original negative mysteriously disappeared over 20 years ago. The print used for the Blue-Underground DVD is from director Ken Wiederhorn's personal collection.
There are actually eight actors playing eight different zombies in the film, although it appears that there are many more.
The film was shot in 35 days in 1975.
On the title track of his album "Amused to Death", Roger Waters used a dialogue sample from the movie where two characters fight over a flashlight.

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