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A BLACK GRAVEYARD...WITH A KILLER ON THE LOOSE! (original print ad - all caps) See more »
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Rod Lauren ... Ken Lewis
Steve Drexel ... David Baker
Tracy Olsen ... Marge
Stephen Roberts ... Wesley Blake
Sherwood Keith ... Mr. Hawley
Barbara Luddy ... Mrs. Hawley

Denver Pyle ... Sheriff Dixon
Lee Bradley ... Mulligan
Ben Frank ... Duell
Danny Welton ... Wise Guy Drunk
Nona Carver ... Nona the Waitress
Michael Fellen ... Buzzy
Robert Towers ... Joey

Directed by
Lew Landers 
Writing credits
Richard Bernstein (writer)

Produced by
Richard Bernstein .... producer
Original Music by
Michael Andersen 
Cinematography by
Curt Fetters 
Film Editing by
Rex Lipton 
Art Direction by
Rudi Feld 
Set Decoration by
Ted Driscoll 
Costume Design by
Mickey Sherrard 
Makeup Department
Harry Thomas .... makeup artist
Special Effects by
Charles Duncan .... special effects

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Also Known As:
"Terrified!" - USA (poster title)
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Netherlands:85 min
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Final film of veteran director Lew Landers, who died before its release.See more »
Continuity: When David and Marge return to the ghost town after calling the police, it is late at night and dark outside. The cuts back and forth show it as night at the ghost town but broad daylight to the police cruiser on route.See more »
David Baker:The human mind is strange, Marge. Even doctors can't know everything about it.See more »
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masked killer terrorizes victims; movie doesn't quite reach terror, but has some good moments, 12 July 2005
Author: FieCrier from Upstate New York

Someone in a black suit, tie, gloves, and ski mask and white shirt has buried a young man up to his neck in cement in a cemetery. He taunts him, and the young man snaps. An old man seems to witness the crime.

On the roads, a mystery driver in a mask has been playing his own personal game of chicken with people. He gets off on terror, it seems. Coincidentally another young man is doing a mid-term paper on resisting terror. He'd been a friend of the guy who'd been buried in cement.

The term paper guy's girlfriend wants to talk to Crazy Bill in ghost town, near the cemetery (I guess the filmmakers had a western set they wanted to use). One of the buildings in the ghost town is the Bella Union saloon, which I thought might identify the movie the town was in, or what actual ghost town it might be. Actually, that's apparently a common name for a western saloon.

The girlfriend and her would-be boyfriend go to the ghost town. The boyfriend goes later. There are long scenes, with some suspense, in which the killer stalks his prey, catches it, toys with it, and releases it for more stalking. Unlike other masked killer in horror movies, this one's happy to use a handgun in his arsenal.

Very low budget, but still fairly entertaining. I saw it on DVD in Rhino's Horrible Horrors Vol. 2 box set.

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