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Orgy of the Dead (1965)

Unrated | | Fantasy, Horror | 1 June 1965 (USA)
John and his girlfriend Shirley go in search of a cemetary in order to inspire John for writing his next horror story. After they crash the car, they wander into the graveyard and encounter... See full summary »

Director:

Stephen C. Apostolof (as A.C. Stephen)

Writers:

Edward D. Wood Jr. (screenplay), Edward D. Wood Jr. (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Criswell Criswell ... The Emperor
Fawn Silver ... The Black Ghoul
Pat Barrington ... Shirley / Gold Girl (as Pat Barringer)
William Bates William Bates ... Bob
Mickey Jines Mickey Jines ... Hawaiian Dance
Barbara Nordin Barbara Nordin ... Skeleton Dance
Bunny Glaser Bunny Glaser ... Indian Dance
Nadejda Klein Nadejda Klein ... Slave Dance (as Nadejda Dobrev)
Coleen O'Brien Coleen O'Brien ... Street Walker Dance
Lorali Hart Lorali Hart ... Cat Dance (as Texas Starr)
Rene De Beau Rene De Beau ... Fluff Dance
Stephanie Jones Stephanie Jones ... Mexican Dance
Dene Starnes Dene Starnes ... Zombie Dance
Louis Ojena Louis Ojena ... The Mummy
John Andrews John Andrews ... The Wolfman / Giant
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John and his girlfriend Shirley go in search of a cemetary in order to inspire John for writing his next horror story. After they crash the car, they wander into the graveyard and encounter the dancing dead, a full moon spectacle overseen by the Ruler of the Dark. Before long the couple is spotted and taken prisoner. Tied to stakes and forced to watch the dancing, they await their fate. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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In Gorgeous Astravision and Shocking Sexicolor See more »

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A.C. Stephen's Orgy of the Dead See more »

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Budget:

$30,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White | Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film belongs to the genre of nudie cuties, narrative-based films featuring female nudity. It was an evolution of earlier films, which featured striptease and burlesque shows. These predecessors mostly depicted actual stage performances, sometimes attached to a frame story. See more »

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Criswell is obviously reading his opening monologue from cue cards. See more »

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[first lines]
The Emperor: I am Criswell. For years, I have told the almost unbelievable, related the unreal and showed it to be more than a fact. Now I tell a tale of the threshold people, so astounding that some of you may faint. This is a story of those in the twilight time. Once human, now monsters, in a void between the living and the dead. Monsters to be pitied, monsters to be despised. A night with the ghouls, the ghouls reborn from the innermost depths of the world.
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Sometimes, late at night, I wonder...
19 June 2004 | by forteySee all my reviews

This movie is special in that way that certain children you went to school with were special. The kids who ate gum off the ground.

Now, I don't wanna say the movie is bad, we all know that. I'd just like make a tiny highlight reel, in what I deem is an order of importance.

First and foremost, the one touch that made my brain turn itself off, was the gold. And by gold I obviously mean yellow plastic poker chips. Lots of them.

Next, let's take a moment to appreciate our young...star's...car. This car is a miracle of science in a way that defies physics. Midday inside, night time outside, midday inside, night time outside. Fantastic.

The wolfman and the mummy. The wolfman, voiced very well by a sick kitten, and the mummy, voiced by a man with ADD who mailed in his reading with an old time tape recorder to play it.

Criswell. See my reference to special children above. Also, "more gold!" Classic.

Finally, the plot. There sort of isn't one. In fact, I had to fast forward through most of this movie because more than half of it was sedated women, possibly out patients, swaying to and fro while my buddy Criswell watched and clapped. I was astounded by the vision the filmmakers came up with.

In closing, I feel everyone should see this movie. I will sell you my copy for the postage it will take to get it to you.


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