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Night of the Ghouls
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Edward D. Wood Jr. (written by)
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Phony spiritualist raises the dead. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Has a great opening scene but goes downhill from there See more (38 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Kenne Duncan ... Dr. Acula
Duke Moore ... Police Lieutenant Daniel Bradford (as 'Duke' Moore)
Tor Johnson ... Lobo
Valda Hansen ... The White Ghost
Johnny Carpenter ... Police Captain Robbins (as John Carpenter)
Paul Marco ... Patrolman Kelton
Don Nagel ... Crandel
Bud Osborne ... Darmoor
Jeannie Stevens ... The Black Ghost
Harvey B. Dunn ... Henry
Margaret Mason ... Martha
Clay Stone ... Young Man
Marcelle Hemphill ... Mrs. Wingate Yates Foster
Tom Mason ... Foster Ghost
James La Maida ... Hall
Anthony Cardoza ... Tony (as Tony Cardoza)
John Gautieri ... Boy
Karen Hairston ... Girl
Karl Johnson ... Dead Man
Leonard Barnes ... Dead Man
Frank Barbarick ... Dead Man
Francis Misitano ... Dead Man
David De Mering ... Dead Man (as David De Maring)
Criswell ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henry Bederski ... Drunk (uncredited)
Conrad Brooks ... Man in Fight (uncredited)
Mona McKinnon ... Juvenile Delinquent Girl (uncredited)

Edward D. Wood Jr. ... Man in Fight (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward D. Wood Jr. 
 
Writing credits
Edward D. Wood Jr. (written by)

Produced by
J.M. A. .... production executive (as J.M.A.)
Walter Brannon .... associate producer (as Walt Brannon)
Anthony Cardoza .... associate producer (as Tony Cardoza)
Gordon Chesson .... associate producer
J.C. Foxworthy .... executive producer (as Major J.C. Foxworthy U.S.M.C.R. Ret.)
Paul Marco .... associate producer
Tom Mason .... associate producer
Marg. Usher .... associate producer
Edward D. Wood Jr. .... producer
 
Cinematography by
William C. Thompson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Edward D. Wood Jr. 
 
Art Direction by
Kathy Wood  (as Kathleen O'Hara Everett)
 
Costume Design by
Mickey Meyers 
 
Makeup Department
Harry Thomas .... makeup creator
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ronald V. Ashcroft .... assistant director (as Ronnie Ashcroft)
Scott Lynch .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Harry Smith .... sound
Sam Kopetzky .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John C. Murray .... lighting (as John Murray)
Glen R. Smith .... camera operator
Larry Smith .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Donald A. Davis .... editorial supervisor
 
Music Department
Gordon Zahler .... music supervisor
Jack Beaver .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Ronald Binge .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Joyce Cochrane .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Paul Csonka .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
C. King Palmer .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Kurt Rehfeld .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Leith Stevens .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Ernest Tomlinson .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Lee Zahler .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
John Jarvis .... accountant
 

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69 min
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Australia:PG | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Finland:K-18 (2004) | Italy:T | Spain:T | UK:PG | USA:Unrated | USA:Approved (Certificate # 19275)

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Trivia:
Tor Johnson reprises his "Lobo" role from _Bride Of The Monster (1955)_. The "Lobo" that Tor plays in The Unearthly (1957) is not the same character.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In the scene that features the two teenagers in the car, the film suddenly speeds up tremendously. The whole scene was shot in 1910s silent film style.See more »
Quotes:
Sheila, the White Ghost:But there's something more! There's something else out there! Something I don't understand. It scared me nearly to death.
Karl:And if you don't stop screamin' out there you'll have us all in the soup.
Sheila, the White Ghost:I tell you I was frightened.
Karl:Of what?
Sheila, the White Ghost:That's what I'm trying to tell you. There's something ELSE out there. I noticed it several times tonight and... suddenly I - I saw it up close.
Karl:Saw what?
Sheila, the White Ghost:I - I... I think ghosts.
Karl:Sheila, you're a fool. I'm the one that creates ghosts around here. Me, me, nobody else. Don't tell me my pitch is having its effect on you too.
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Has a great opening scene but goes downhill from there, 21 June 2011
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

I actually liked Plan 9 From Outer Space, it's not a good movie, but it is fun and I just cannot hate it. Night of the Ghouls was a movie I couldn't get into at all really, the opening scene is great and very funny and while Ed Wood Jnr is far from a great director I just can't bring myself to say he is the worst director of all time because of the heart he brings to his pictures. Sadly, the rest doesn't work. The production values are very creaky even by today's standards with the editing slapdash and the effects and sets fake, the story is slow and meandering even for a film that is not very long, and most scenes and the dialogue are embarrassing. The acting is amateurish as well, even from Bela Lugosi. Overall, a bad film with only one good scene that saves it from total disaster. 2/10 Bethany Cox

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