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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:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Azalea Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The titular creature doesn't actually show up until the last 6 minutes of the film. 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 Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957)
Composed by Ronald Stein
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Awful
13 March 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Curse of the Swamp Creatures (1966)

BOMB (out of 4)

Incredibly bad film from the infamous director Larry Buchanan. One jackass goes into the Everglades to find oil when he encounters a jackass scientist mixing alligators and humans. The budget of this thing is so low that the director just used black people for his half human/half alligator creatures. When the title character finally shows up he looks pretty good but he doesn't get on the screen until the very last scene in the movie. Bad on all levels and only recommended to those who are wanting to take off five years of their life. The original film, Voodoo Woman, wasn't any good but compared to this it's a masterpiece.


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