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The Capture of Bigfoot -- The snows of Wisconsin are no match for the dog-sledding teams that attempt to capture the world's most elusive prey: Bigfoot. Fast-paced, bloody action from the cheese capital of the world as Bigfoot sends his pursuers Green-Bay-packing!


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November 1979 (USA) See more »
A series of killings occur, with no suspects, the locals soon decide that Bigfoot is responsible. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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It's Camp, it's funny, It's enjoyable! See more (18 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Janus Raudkivi ... The Legendary Creature of Arak
Randolph Rebane ... Little Bigfoot
Stafford Morgan ... Garrett
Katherine Hopkins ... Karen
Richard Kennedy ... Olsen
Otis Young ... Jason
John F. Goff ... Burt (as John Goff)

George 'Buck' Flower ... Jake (as George Buck Flower)
John Eimerman ... Jimmy
Randolph Scott ... Randy
Wally Flaherty ... Sheriff Cooper
Durwood McDonald ... John
William Dexter ... Hank
Harry Youstos ... Harry
Verkina Flower ... Linda
Greg Gault ... Kevin
Nelson C. Sheppo ... Daniels
Mitzi Kress ... Elsie
Woody Jarvis ... Woody
Douglas Ibold ... Trapper (as Doug Ibold)
William D. Cannon ... Carlsen (as Bill Cannon)
Patty Holzmann ... Singer
Mitch Irish ... Singer
Jeana Keough ... Dancer (as Jeana Tomasino)

Directed by
Bill Rebane 
Writing credits
Ingrid Neumayer (original screenplay) (as Ingrid Neumeyer) &
Bill Rebane (original screenplay)

John F. Goff (additional dialogue) (as John Goff)

Produced by
William D. Cannon .... associate producer
Peter Fink .... executive producer
Elwyn O. Jarvis .... associate producer
Bill Rebane .... producer
M. Dan Stroick .... executive producer
Film Editing by
Douglas Ibold 
Bill Rebane 
Casting by
Steven R. Stevens  (as Steve Stevens)
Production Design by
William McCrow  (as Will McCrow)
Costume Design by
Jutta Boettcher 
Makeup Department
Vincent Prentice .... makeup artist (as Vince Prentice)
Vincent Prentice .... special makeup effects artist (as Vince Prentice)
Tom Schwartz .... makeup artist
Tom Schwartz .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Barbara J. Rebane .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alan M. Rebane .... second assistant director
Barbara J. Rebane .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jutta Boettcher .... property master
Sound Department
Ric Coken .... sound effects editor
Ric Coken .... sound mixer
Michael Hoffman .... sound recordist
Dale Obermeier .... boom operator
Jim Moore .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Gary Zeller .... pyrotechnics
Wally Crowder .... stunts
Greg Gault .... stunts
John O'Conner White .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Boettcher .... assistant camera: second unit
Richard Miller .... assistant camera
Alan M. Rebane .... gaffer (as Alan Rebane)
Bill Rebane .... camera operator (as Ito)
Bela St. Jon .... camera operator
Don Stockman .... first grip
Editorial Department
Barbara J. Rebane .... assistant editor
Music Department
Karl A. Coken .... music editor
Other crew
Robert Boettcher .... head mechanic
William D. Cannon .... production coordinator
Sue Gerhart .... wrangler
Connie Holtz .... wrangler
B.J. Kress .... continuity
B.J. Kress .... script supervisor
J.J. Kumbera .... go-for
Kathy O'Kimosh .... wrangler
Ed Paffrath .... trainer: dog team
Mark Stroick .... production assistant
Mark Stroick .... slate
Crew believed to be complete

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92 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
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Lloyd Kaufman considers this film to be one of the five worst movies in the Troma library.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Casablanca (1942)See more »
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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
It's Camp, it's funny, It's enjoyable!, 28 August 2001
Author: wooddog from Milwaukee, WI

I enjoyed watching and listening to Sheriff Cooper. His impersonations of John Wayne and other characters cracked me up. I wonder if anyone else caught that? Our entire family enjoyed the movie,as my son says it's "Camp" and you don't see flicks like this anymore, it's fun!

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