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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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'Night Of The Ghouls' is a lesser Wood movie. It's fun but pretty forgettable. See more (37 total) »

Cast

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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)
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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)
 
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John Jarvis .... accountant
 

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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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The single photo on the police station wall is that of Edward D. Wood Jr..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:
Patrolman Paul Kelton:Let everyone stay where they are! You're all under arrest! I don't know what this is all about or what you're all doing here, but I'm gonna hold you right here until someone tells me where Lieutenant Bradford is.See more »
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Referenced in Mau Mau Sex Sex (2001)See more »

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11 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
'Night Of The Ghouls' is a lesser Wood movie. It's fun but pretty forgettable., 1 June 2004
Author: Infofreak from Perth, Australia

The story goes that 'Night Of The Ghouls' sat in the can for over twenty years because Ed Wood couldn't afford to have it developed. I've sometimes seen it passed off as a sequel to 'Plan 9 From Outer Space', but it's actually a sequel to 'Bride Of The Monster'. The links are slim but the mad scientist played by Bela Lugosi is mentioned once or twice, and his assistant Lobo (Tor Johnson) appears in horribly disfigured form. As well as Johnson a few Wood regulars are involved, notably Criswell and Paul Marco. Criswell is a hoot as always but Marco is tiresome. He's the comic relief but I can't stand his character who is always whining and screwing up. Duke Moore from 'Plan 9' plays the main cop and Kenne Duncan, who trash hounds might remember from 'The Astounding She-Monster', plays "Dr. Acula", a crook posing as a spiritualist. 'Night Of The Ghouls' is a lesser Wood movie. It's neither as crazy as 'Glen Or Glenda' or as effective as 'Bride Of The Monster', and frankly I miss Lugosi. So don't get your hopes up, it's fun but pretty forgettable.

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