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She Freak (1967)

Unrated | | Horror | 3 May 1967 (USA)
Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival. She quickly discovers that she despises freaks and human oddities.

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Byron Mabe, Donn Davison (uncredited)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Claire Brennen Claire Brennen ... Jade Cochran
Lee Raymond Lee Raymond ... Blackie Fleming
Lynn Courtney Lynn Courtney ... Pat 'Moon' Mullins
Bill McKinney ... Steve St. John
Claude Earl Jones ... Greasy (as Claude Smith)
Ben Moore ... Ben Thomas
Vanteen Vanteen ... Al Babcock
Madame Lee Madame Lee ... Snake Charmer (as Lee)
Marsha Drake Marsha Drake ... Olga
Felix Silla ... Shorty
William Bagdad ... Pretty-Boy (as Bill Bagdad)
Sandra Holcomb Sandra Holcomb ... Canival Woman
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Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival. She quickly discovers that she despises freaks and human oddities. Written by Anonymous

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Behind the Tents and Tinsel of a Monster Midway Something Barbaric Occurs on the ALLEY OF NIGHTMARES See more »

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Horror

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asylum of the Insane See more »

Filming Locations:

Bakersfield, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$65,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Felix Silla (Shorty) and his leading lady, the late Claire Brennen, met on the set of this movie. They began a nine-year relationship and managed to keep it secret for all of those years, despite the fact that it produced a son. See more »

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[opening lines]
Carnival Barker: Ladies and gentlemen, you're about to behold a sight so strange, so horrifying, so utterly monstrous, that I urge you who are easily frightened or upset, who suffer from nervous disorders, weak hearts, or queasy stomachs, who experience nightmares, and any children under the age of 16, to forgo witnessing this exhibit. There are only two kinds of freaks ladies and gentlemen. Those created by God, and those made by man. The creature in this pit is a living breathing human being ...
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Sporadically entertaining rip-off of classic film
22 March 2004 | by funkyfrySee all my reviews

The fact that this movie is a rip-off of Tod Browning's "Freaks" should not be construed as a reason to see it. The photography and acting are bottom drawer, the direction is listless and unimaginative, and writing is rarely sly (or at least it's hard to get any good dialogue out of these actors' mouths). There isn't even all that much exploitation footage here.

What is kind of interesting is the picture of carnival life in the 60s (a period of decline for that art form) it provides. Roustabouts, geeks, carneys, all are presented with some sort of versimilitude.

With a stronger lead actress and a more competent cast/director, this film could at least have been a memorable shock-fest. Instead, it's ultimately forgettable.


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