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Curse of the Swamp Creature (1966)

Unrated | | Horror, Sci-Fi | TV Movie
Deep in the rural swamps of Texas the mad Dr. Simond Trent is conducting experiments on the local swamp people in an attempt to discover the secret of evolution. When a party of oil ... See full summary »

Director:

Larry Buchanan

Writer:

Tony Huston (screenplay) (as Tony Houston)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Agar ... Barry Rogers
Francine York ... Pat Trent
Jeff Alexander Jeff Alexander ... Dr. Simond Trent
Shirley McLine Shirley McLine ... Brenda Simmons
Cal Duggan Cal Duggan ... Ritchie
Charles McLine Charles McLine ... Rabbit Simms
Bill McGhee ... Tracker (as Bill McGee)
Ted Mitchell Ted Mitchell ... Valjean
Roger Ready Roger Ready ... Frenchie (as Rodger Ready)
Bill Thurman ... Driscoll West / The Swamp Creature
Tony Huston ... Tom (as Tony Houston)
Gayle Johnson Gayle Johnson ... Mura
Michael Tolden Michael Tolden ... Elderly Father
Annabelle Weenick ... Hotel Clerk
Patrick Cranshaw ... Pilot (as Pat Cranshaw)
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Storyline

Deep in the rural swamps of Texas the mad Dr. Simond Trent is conducting experiments on the local swamp people in an attempt to discover the secret of evolution. When a party of oil surveyors comes upon his isolated laboratory he decides to take the final step and turn one of them into a grotesque amphibious creature. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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MOASASOURI - A MONSTER FROM ANOTHER AGE...with terrifying destructive powers...his victims fight for their lives in a silent, eerie underwater battleground!

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Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Filming Locations:

Uncertain, Texas, USA

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Azalea Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Earliest TV showings February 1968. See more »

Quotes

Tom: Doctor, I was thinking... just the work that you've done with the crocodiles and taking them back along the evolutionary path and making them into fish would be enough to win you world acclaim.
Dr. Simond Trent: Yes, but acclaim... that's nothing. To create life, to move it up and down the evolutionary path... that's something. Something I don't you quite appreciate, Tom.
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Connections

Remake of Voodoo Woman (1957) See more »

Soundtracks

Music cues
(uncredited)
from It Conquered the World (1956)
Composed by Ronald Stein
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Wow! Super low budget!
4 November 2002 | by rosscinemaSee all my reviews

I couldn't believe how low budget this film was. And I still couldn't help but enjoy it! Most of Larry Buchanan's regular actors that he has used in his other films are here. I was especially glad to see Bill Thurman who was in one of the worst films ever called "Its Alive" that Larry also directed. I really have to wonder what John Agar got paid for this. It couldn't have been much, probably most of the budget went to him. Francine York is really hot looking with her ample bosom but she wears regular clothing and isn't allowed to wear anything skimpy. In fact, everyone even sleeps with their clothes on. Shoes and all! How about that phony karate that the henchman uses? And the swamp creature is actually Bill Thurman again in make-up! And he was supposedly made from a woman into a creature in a matter of an hour!!! And those goofy hats that John and Shirley McLine wear. If you love really bad low budget films than here you go. I enjoyed it!


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