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Tales from the Quadead Zone (1987)

Actress Shirley Latanya Jones returns from the director's first film (Black Devil Doll from Hell) to be in front of Turner's camcorder, and reads two spooky tales to the ghost of her dead ... See full summary »

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Doug Daverport ...
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Johnnie Tanguy ...
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Chris Calloway ...
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Kim Nichols ...
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Tammy Nichols ...
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Jeff Miza ...
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Ronda Rider ...
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Keefe L. Turner ...
Ted Johnson (segment "The Brothers")
Larry Jones ...
Oscar (segment "The Brothers")
Lawrence R. Jones ...
Moby (segment "The Brothers")
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Fred Johnson (segment "The Brothers")
Tommy L. Miller ...
Man in Coffin (segment "The Brothers")
Shirley L. Jones ...
Bobby's Mother (as Shirley Latanya Jones)
John W. Jones ...
Daryl (segment "Unseen Vision")
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Actress Shirley Latanya Jones returns from the director's first film (Black Devil Doll from Hell) to be in front of Turner's camcorder, and reads two spooky tales to the ghost of her dead son, Bobby. The second story features a zombie clown from Hell. When we finally return to Shirley, she kills her hot-headed boyfriend, and there's a bloody finale as the cops arrive. Written by Manfred Gluck

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Shirley L. Jones did the drawings that are shown during the opening credits. See more »

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This is dedicated to the memory of Chester Turner Sr. See more »

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Featured in The Cinema Snob: Tales from the Quadead Zone (2009) See more »

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Written by Chester Novell Turner (as Chester N. Turner) and Keefe L. Turner
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Da book, Da book, I must have Da book
3 January 2006 | by (French Polynesia) – See all my reviews

This is sort of all about a book the way Black Devil Doll was about the Doll. Less out and out exploitation and better pacing set this beside that oddity as equally worth seeing for fans. Not only does this have the same Casio pre rap music score this time it has a title song!!!! It will sear your preconceptions of reality. So will "the clown" episode. So will the whispering sounds made by a dead little boy, and so will the ending.

The rest of the film is not on the same level of odd bad strangeness, it actually shows a better grasp of making a movie than Devil Doll which will make it I suppose a step down for some, but it retains much of the odd charm of that film and this time you get multiple stories each with its own oddness. This film is better acted and in many ways easier to watch, it doesn't have as many video glitches in it as Devil Doll did. Who would have thought that a short decade later video would be making inroads on traditional film production and a short decade after that be threatening film itself as a format. These little shot on video oddities show how far video has come. Wow! Poor sound remains major weak spot you'll have to play some things back a few times to hear every black-ed-wood type dialog moment that you should not miss.

Where is Chester Turner now? That's the big question, he deserves some discovery as a pioneer of shot on video horror. And someone please tell me if Black Devil Doll from Hell part 2 really exists or not.


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