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The spirits of dead Indians are haunting a couple's house, and they call in an exorcist, whose trademark is a black whip, to get rid of them.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lash La Rue ...
Ranger Girard (as Lash LaRue)
Anna Lane Tatum ...
Mary Dalton ...
Paul Holman ...
Uncle Earl Coleman
Cynthia Farbman ...
Lynn Evans
Marc Matney ...
Craig Evans
Tony Shaw ...
David Cody
Robert Bushyhead ...
John "Four Eagles" Cody
Suzie Martin ...
Steve Templeton ...
Page Elizabeth Ray ...
Eric Mikesall ...
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After an Indian medicine man dies, his house, which was built over the graves of four Indian sorcerers becomes a sorority home for a group of girls. Once the four Indians are awakened and terror ensues, a park ranger learns of the Indian's evil and plans to stop them. Written by Ryan

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'They have arrived to conquer the four of earth.'




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26 February 1988 (Japan)  »

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Dark power  »

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Mary: Of course, some girls might be a little crazier about whips than others.
Ranger Girard: You know about my whip?
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References The Blues Brothers (1980) See more »

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Great B Movie Fun!
19 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had a blast watching this B movie concoction of angry Indians, sorority girls, and of course the whip action of Lash LaRue. The production values of the film add to the experience of creating that unique feeling that only a low-budget indie with a lot of passion behind it can bring. I believe this is a second film for director Phil Smoot, Alien Outlaw being the other. I think this film was shot in North Carolina. It has that feel to it, sort of like the films shot in Texas having their own look. It looks like 16mm or super16, but the transfer is of good quality. The sound mix, being from 16mm, is pretty good. Overall, i would recommend this film for cult film addicts. The sorority girl being chased through the tall grass is worth the purchase alone.

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