A group of archeological students venture on Indian land for a dig. Unfortunately, they release an evil spirits who possesses one of them and starts killing them one by one

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D.J. (as Jo Ann Robinson)
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Randy / Black Claw
Roger Maycock ...
Kershaw Ellerbe
Frank McDonald ...
Ben Murphy
Carol Sue Flockhart ...
Louise Landon
Barbara Magnusson ...
Ellen Corman
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Professor Machen
Carroll Borland ...
Dr. Sharon Reynolds
Cynthia Hartline ...
Ann
Forrest J. Ackerman ...
Professor Trentwood
George Randall ...
Billy Ironwing
Jay Walker ...
Kyle Dunne
Frank Scott ...
Prospector
Pepi ...
Little Kid
Romeo Rodriguis ...
Cashier
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Silly group of college science students go an dig around in an indian burial ground for artifacts. Unfortunately, one of them becomes possessed by the evil spirit of Black Claw so he must therefore slaughter all of his friends. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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They came out of the grave... to get REVENGE!

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December 1983 (USA)  »

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Der Fluch des blutigen Schatzes  »

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The sequel promised at the end was never made. See more »

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Before one man's decapitation, his head comes off before it's supposed to. See more »

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Next summer watch for SCALPS II: THE RETURN OF D.J. See more »

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References Death Curse of Tartu (1966) See more »

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The Black Trees is where the terror is at!!!
7 July 1999 | by (bklyn ny) – See all my reviews

Scalps is not only the best Fred O,Rey movie ever, it is one of the finest horror movies of all time. I say this because it actually is a creepy movie. The music works well , and the editing & flow of the movie is excellent. It moves quick, and it scares. Over looked and forgotten by most, SCALPS does deliver the goods! Excellent Gore effects and interesting story about Native American spirits possessing a college student. A MUST SEE!!!!


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