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Corpse Eaters (1974)

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A story of zombies eating freshly killed humans.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Hopkins
Ed LeBreton
Terry London
Michael Krizanc
Helina Carson
Douglas Deering
Gary Stevens
Bill Sharen
Louise Parr
Bill Costello
Cathy Hicky
Ted Majkot
Peter Travaglini
Doris Costello
Chris Kemp
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A story of zombies eating freshly killed humans.

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Rotting Ghouls Return To Life In An Orgy of Cannibalism See more »

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Horror

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R

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CAD 36,000 (estimated)
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Produced in 1973 by Lawrence Zazelenchuk, who owned "The 69 Drive-In" on Rt. 69 outside of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He had saved $36,000 from working at a nickel mine and decided to write and produce a horror film to screen at his own drive-in. Director Donald R. Passmore was hired, then fired after four days and replaced by Klaus Vetter. Once finished, Zazalenchuk found he could not afford the lab costs to have the film developed, but finally saved enough in drive-in proceeds to get it processed. It premiered at "The 69 Drive-In" in 1974 and went on to a long local run before it was bought by a New York distributor in the market for a tax write-off. See more »

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36k Well spent.
15 June 2008 | by (Atlanta) – See all my reviews

I watched this flick yesterday and I have to say it's the finest horror film made for $36,000 I've ever seen (Sorry Steckler) The film is definitely worth seeking out if you are a zombie fan. This movie reeks of soul and atmosphere. Some of the shots of the zombs are the best ever committed to film. VERY creepy looking dusty webbed corpses slowly shamble to their screaming victims. Brrrrrrr.

Hot saggy Canadian women with sexy accents will keep you preoccupied before the HORROR rears its undead corpse eating head. This film entertained from start to finish. I couldn't ask for more than that. My only complaint is that is was too short.


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