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Release Date:
18 August 1968 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
The most incredible plot to conquer the world!
Plot:
Nazi madmen preserve Hitler's brain on a small tropical island until the time is right to resurrect him and, along with him, the Third Reich. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Screw You, Hitler!
 (From IFC. 20 April 2011, 8:57 AM, PDT)

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This is the absolute worst I've yet seen... Ouch! See more (32 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Walter Stocker ... Phil Day
Audrey Caire ... Kathy Coleman 'K.C.' Day
Carlos Rivas ... Camino Padua / Teo Padua
John Holland ... Prof. John Coleman
Marshall Reed ... Frank Dvorak
Scott Peters ... David Garrick
Keith Dahle ... Tom Sharon
Dani Lynn ... Suzanne Coleman
Nestor Paiva ... Police Chief Alaniz
Pedro Regas ... Presidente Juan Padua
Bill Freed ... Adolf Hitler
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chuck Beston
Larry Burrell
Hap Holmwood
Dick McHale
Al Medina ... Desk Clerk
Jerry Riggio
Tari Tabakin ... Toni Gordon

Directed by
David Bradley 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Steve Bennett 
Peter Miles  (as Richard Miles)

Produced by
Carl Edwards .... producer
Anthony Sanucci .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Stanley Cortez (from "Madmen of Mandoras (1963)")
 
Film Editing by
Alan C. Marks  (as Alan Marks)
 
Art Direction by
Frank Paul Sylos  (as Frank Sylos)
 
Set Decoration by
Morris Hoffman  (as Maury Hoffman)
 
Makeup Department
Maurice Seiderman .... special makeup effects artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Harry M. Slott .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Royce Finley .... property master
 
Sound Department
Ralph Butler .... sound mixer
Donald C. Rogers .... sound (as Don Rogers)
Paul Schmutz .... sound recordist
William L. Stevenson .... sound editor (as William Stevenson)
Gordon Williams .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eddie Jones .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Einar Bourman .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Leon Selditz .... supervising editor
 
Music Department
Don Hulette .... composer: additional music
Peter Zinner .... music editor
Peter Zinner .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Clark L. Paylow .... production coordinator (as Clark Paylow)
 

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  • Todd-AO  sound (as Todd-AO Soundelux)

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Runtime:
91 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Final film of Nestor Paiva.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Phil and Kathy put the dead man's body in the phone booth, the body is leaning so that his shoulders are resting on the far side of the booth. When a woman opens the phone booth's door a minute later, the body falls out as if its shoulders were propped up against the door.See more »

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14 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
This is the absolute worst I've yet seen... Ouch!, 2 May 2003
Author: jbar19 from Indianapolis

I am a B Movie Whore. I get perverse pleasure out of really bad movies. Plus, you can learn a lot about movie making by observing other people's mistakes. Some of my favorite Bad movies include "Teenage Zombies", "Plan 9", "The Beast of Yucca Flats" and "Shriek of the Mutilated".

But nothing prepared me for "They Saved Hitler's Brain". This is a disjointed mess, with mismatching scenes (which were filmed over 10 years apart) laughable special effects and abysmal acting.

This movie was originally made in the 1950s and then some acting students purchased it and added some new scenes. But the students forget to dress as if they were in the fifties. Consequently, there are sixites hairstyles and cars in one scene, and then fifties styles and cars in another. Totally bizarre.

The special effects look as if they were created by 8 year olds for a 3rd grade school play. The scenes with Hitler's head in a glass tube are unforgettably absurd. The plot lacks any sort of coherence.

Now, some bad movies are fun to watch because you can laugh at them. But this movie just makes you stare at it with your mouth open, in stunned confusion and utter disbelief.

The scenes with Hitlers Head in the jar, especially when he is riding in the front seat of his henchman's car, are so wacky and silly, that they alone are worth suffering through this mess.

But be forewarned. This one is tough to watch. So far, it is the worst movie I have ever seen.

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