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The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? (1964)

Not Rated | | Horror | 10 February 1964 (USA)
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Jerry falls in love with a stripper he meets at a carnival. Little does he know that she is the sister of a gypsy fortune teller whose predictions he had scoffed at earlier. The gypsy turns him into a zombie and he goes on a killing spree.

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Gene Pollock (screenplay), Robert Silliphant (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Dennis Steckler ... Jerry (as Cash Flagg)
Brett O'Hara ... Madam Estrella
Atlas King ... Harold
Sharon Walsh Sharon Walsh ... Angela
Pat Kirkwood Pat Kirkwood ... Madison (as Madison Clarke)
Erina Enyo ... Carmelita
Toni Camel Toni Camel ... Stella
Don Russell Don Russell ... Ortega (as Jack Brady)
William Turner William Turner ... Bill Ward (as Bill Ward)
Steve Clark Steve Clark ... 2nd Policeman (as Steve Clarke)
Neil Stillman Neil Stillman ... Barker
Joan Howard Joan Howard ... Angela's Mother
Titus Moede ... Hobo
Gene Pollock Gene Pollock ... Night Club Manager
Son Hooker Son Hooker ... 1st Policeman
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Storyline

Beatnik Jerry takes his girl Angie to the carnival. Angie wants to go see the gypsy fortuneteller, Jerry does not but relents. After hearing bad news from the fortuneteller, Jerry goes alone to see her sister, dancer Carmelita. He is invited backstage, where he is mesmerized into becoming a psychotic killer. When he tries to kill Angie, she and his best friend Harold realize something's wrong. Written by Buxx Banner <buxx572aol.com>

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We Dare You to Remain Seated when Monsters Invade Audience! Who'll Chicken Out First--Boys or Girls? Girls! Learn if Your Boy Friend Can Take It! See more »

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Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1964 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Incredibly Strange Creature: Or Why I Stopped Living and Became a Mixed-up Zombie See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$38,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The apartment used for Stella's house belonged to camera operator Vilmos Zsigmond. See more »

Goofs

The big wart on Madame Estrella's face keeps moving. Sometimes it's right next to her lip, other times it's below it, other times it's an inch or two above it and to the right. See more »

Quotes

Barker: We've got twenty beautiful girls and only ten beautiful costumes!
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Alternate Versions

For the films airing on Mystery Science Theater 3000 in 1997, the more intense shots of the murder scenes were cut from the film. See more »


Soundtracks

Shook Out of Shape
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Performed by Carol Kaye
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Oh, come on now ... let's give it a little credit
26 September 1999 | by BlueNeon-2See all my reviews

Sure, it's a stupid movie, but I found something oddly amusing about it. Some of the surrealistic imagery was actually pretty cool ... I found myself actually _admiring_ the bizarre dream sequence in this silly movie. If, for example, Dali had put that same sequence in a film, it would be declared brilliant. Actually, I found this to be, if nothing else, the most visually appealing movie ever to appear on MST3K. (Of course, this is probably unintentional - Ray Dennis Steckler was no Fellini.) It interested me enough to actually watch it _without_ Mike and the bots, if you could imagine that.


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