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Joseph Stefano (written by)
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Release Date:
28 April 1977 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
An unknown terror stalks a ski resort! See more »
Plot:
A Colorado ski resort is besieged by a sub-human beast that commits brutal murders on the slopes. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bo Svenson ... Gar Seberg

Yvette Mimieux ... Ellen Seberg
Robert Logan ... Tony Rill

Clint Walker ... Sheriff Paraday

Sylvia Sidney ... Mrs. Carrie Rill
Thomas Babson ... Buster Smith (as Thomas W. Babson)
Jacquie Botts ... Betty Jo Blodgett
Kathy Christopher ... Jennifer
Jamie Jamison ... John Cochran
Richard Jamison ... Ben Cochran
Liz Jury ... Mrs. Blodgett
Richard Jury ... Charlie Braintree (as Ric Jury)
Rob McClung ... Deputy #2

Annie McEnroe ... Heidi (as Anne McEncroe)

Victor Raider-Wexler ... Deputy Holt
Prentiss Rowe ... Billy the Bell Captain
Michael J. London ... The Snowbeast
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Daniel Mandehr ... Ski Instructor (uncredited)
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Directed by
Herb Wallerstein 
 
Writing credits
Joseph Stefano (written by)

Produced by
Wilfred Lloyd Baumes .... producer (as Wilford Lloyd Baumes)
Douglas S. Cramer .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Robert Prince 
 
Cinematography by
Frank Stanley (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Dennis Mosher 
Carroll Sax 
Neil Travis (uncredited)
 
Casting by
Sam Christensen 
 
Art Direction by
Steven P. Sardanis  (as Stephen Sardanis)
 
Set Decoration by
Robert Gould 
 
Costume Design by
Guy C. Verhille  (as Guy Verhille)
 
Makeup Department
Dee Manges .... makeup artist
Peggy Shannon .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Mitchell L. Gamson .... production manager (as Mitchell Garrison)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Grillo .... assistant director
George R. Meek .... assistant director
 
Art Department
William A. Petrotta .... property master (as Bill Petrotta)
 
Sound Department
Pat Mitchell .... sound (as Patrick Mitchell)
Shawn Johnstone .... location sound recordist (uncredited)
Nobuko Oganesoff .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Marlowe Newkirk .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Ryan .... photography: second unit (as Paul G. Ryan)
John White .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stephen Lodge .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Sherrie Sanet .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Dan Carlin Sr. .... music editor (as Dan Carlin)
 
Transportation Department
Joe Sawyers .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Nicholas Batchelor .... production assistant
Wilfred Lloyd Baumes .... title designer (as Wilford Lloyd Baumes)
Jeffrey M. Hayes .... production associate (as Jeffrey Hayes)
Hudson Hickman .... production associate
Harry Kohoyda Jr. .... production accountant
Karen Rasch .... script supervisor
Shirley Snyder .... production coordinator
Diana Weatherill .... assistant to producer (as Diana Aretio)
Douglas S. Cramer .... dialect coach (uncredited)
 

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USA:86 min
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Trivia:
The scene where the snow beast attacks the town hall during the snow queen ceremony was written in to replace a previously scripted and filmed attack scene that was deemed too violent to be aired on television.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Early in the movie, ski patroller Buster Smith goes out on his own to search for Jennifer a second time (against the wishes of his boss - Tony Rill). While out searching, Buster wipes out on the ski hill and as he falls, his hat and goggles and both skis come off. In the next scene as he is sliding/rolling down the hill, his hat miraculously reappears on his head and one ski becomes reattached. The following scene shows Buster hanging precariously over the edge of a drop with no hat or goggles (or skis) present as it should be.See more »
Quotes:
Gar Seberg:Ellen, you where right. Coming up here was a dumb idea.
Ellen Seberg:I never said it was a dumb idea. I just thought you might feel better getting a job outside the ski business.
Gar Seberg:This is all I know how to do.
Ellen Seberg:You know what I think, Gar? You really don't want a job. This is just some damn excuse to back off and still feel right about it!
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Adequte Yeti Flick., 14 October 2000
Author: (eddy-28) from Lake Isabella, CA

Rating- 3 stars*** out of 5

What else could you ask for a man dressed in a bigfoot-yeti-sasqutach like costume. I have never seen a film about that ledgenary creature but here it is Snowbeast. Not a great title but still okay. It's about that Bigfoot like creature killing skiers at a ski resort in Colorado. Bo Svenson, Vvitte Mineux, Clint Walker and Robert Logan leap into pursuit to stop it. Silva Syndey co-stars. Although the films looks rather like Jaws in some ways. I once had to think Joseph Stefano did great on Psycho why would he try to copy Jaws? Also it's failing of Direction leads to not so great suspense. But it's music by Robert Prince was okay. So if you hav'nt seen a movie about the legendary creature go out and rent it it's not all that bad. Filmed in 1977. Mostly played on T.V but was released to theaters in small quanties.

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