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A BLACK GRAVEYARD...WITH A KILLER ON THE LOOSE! (original print ad - all caps) See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
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 - Waitress
Michael Fellen ... Buzzy
Robert Towers ... Joey
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Angelo Rossitto ... Midget (uncredited)

Directed by
Lew Landers 
Writing credits
Richard Bernstein (screenplay)

Produced by
Richard Bernstein .... producer
Edward Critchfield .... associate producer
Leslie Nacman .... executive producer
Original Music by
Michael Andersen 
Cinematography by
Curt Fetters (director of photography)
Art Direction by
Rudi Feld 
Set Decoration by
Ted Driscoll 
Costume Design by
Leslie (designer: fashions)
Mickey Sherrard 
Makeup Department
Lee Chenoweth .... coiffures: Miss Olsen
Harry Thomas .... makeup artist
Production Management
Hal Kahan .... production supervisor
Ben Wurtzel .... production coordinator
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Dixon .... assistant director
Art Department
Royce Finley .... property master
Sound Department
Henry Adams .... sound effects editor
Earl Snyder .... sound
Special Effects by
Charles Duncan .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Al Ronzo .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mickey Sherrard .... costumer
Editorial Department
Rex Lipton .... supervising film editor
Music Department
E.C. Norton .... music editor
Ed. Norton .... music editor (as Ed Norton)
Other crew
Doris August .... script supervisor
Audrey Bernstein .... production secretary
Leon Bleiberg .... presenter
Jack Cantor .... assistant to producer
Betty Critchfield .... production secretary
Don Laiffer .... dialogue director
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Terrified!" - USA (poster title)
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Netherlands:85 min | USA:81 min
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Final film of veteran director Lew Landers, who died before its release.See more »
Continuity: When the police cruiser is en route to the ghost town, you can easily see that the only person in the car is the driver. Yet when the car stops at the ghost town, two cops get out.See more »
David Baker:The human mind is strange, Marge. Even doctors can't know everything about it.See more »
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Has its moments, 7 January 2012
Author: Wizard-8 from Victoria, BC

For a low budget Crown-International movie, it may come as a surprise that while this movie can't be considered "great" or "good", it does have a fair number of effective moments. The ghost town makes a nice creepy location, especially with the night-time shooting. The middle of the movie, when the character of Ken suffers one terrifying moment after another while pursuing (or being pursued by) the hooded figure is a tense sequence.

But the movie doesn't quite work overall. The first third of the movie is somewhat slow for the most part. There are some stupid decisions by the characters, like with Ken having several opportunities to escape the area but staying. And as it's been pointed by other people in this user comments section, it's pretty easy to figure out who the masked figure is before the "surprise" revelation.

Still, while the movie isn't overall successful, it can't really be considered a "BAD" movie. If it's a slow night, and you want to see how low budget filmmakers can overcome their limited funds with creativity, you might find this movie entertaining enough.

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