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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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Worse than Plan 9, better than Glen or Glenda See more (45 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kenne Duncan ... Dr. Acula
Duke Moore ... Lt. Daniel Bradford (as 'Duke' Moore)

Tor Johnson ... Lobo
Valda Hansen ... The White Ghost
Johnny Carpenter ... Captain Robbins (as John Carpenter)
Paul Marco ... 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 ... Criswell
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.)
Walt Brannon .... associate producer
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 Murray .... lighting
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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Runtime:
69 min
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Certification:
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:
Edward D. Wood Jr. finished the principal photography and rough cut of the film by late 1957, but could not afford to pay fir the post-production work. The film laboratory opted to keep the negative footage until the bill could be paid. It consequently kept the film "hostage" for decades. By the 1980s film historians either considered this a lost film or suspected that the film never existed to begin with. There was a theory that it was nothing more than a figment of Wood's imagination, and that the director claimed to have completed more films than he actually did. However, film archivist Wade Williams managed to locate the film, paid the long overdue bills to the lab and obtained ownership of it.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When the old couple are driving down the road, the man constantly moves the steering wheel left and right, despite doing in a straight line.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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Orgy of the Dead (1965)See more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Worse than Plan 9, better than Glen or Glenda, 18 August 2004
Author: John Sharling (lowdowndeeper) from Jelling, DenmarK

Another "Wooden" Classic. Almost a comedy - we've got Paul "Kelton the cop" Marco, a disfigured Tor "Lobo" Johnson and the legendary Bela Lugosi stand-in Dr. Tom Mason in place. Add hovering musical instruments and scary, scary sheets!

Strangely enough Tor Johnson is the real star of this movie. But if Ed had casted a horse it would steal the show.

I only paid 70 kroner (10 dollars if you must) to buy this. And if you like cheap trash like I do - it's worth it!

Although I really like Ed Wood I hope that my vote of 2 will help this awful film where it belongs - bottom 100!

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