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Emmett Alston began his career in the 70s as a cinematographer: he shot the gloriously gonzo experimental horror oddity "Moonchild" and the Southern-fried drive-in romp "Country Blue" (Alston also co-produced this latter movie). He made his directorial debut with the crude off-the-wall comedy "Three-Day Weekend." He went on to helm two enjoyably ... See full bio »

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New Year's Evil
New Year's Evil Director
(1980)
Nine Deaths of the Ninja
(1985)
Three-Way Weekend
(1979)
Demonwarp
Demonwarp Director
(1988)

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Was originally intended to direct "Enter the Ninja" for the Cannon Group, while Cannon Group head Menahem Golan originally meant to direct "Death Wish II". But "Death Wish" series star Charles Bronson was insistent upon working with "Death Wish" director Michael Winner, so Golan decided that he would direct "Enter the Ninja" himself, and relegated Alston to the second unit of that movie.

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