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Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)

A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.

Directors:

Gerardo de Leon (as Gerry DeLeon), Eddie Romero

Writer:

Reuben Canoy (as Ruben Canoy)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Ashley ... Dr. Bill Foster
Angelique Pettyjohn ... Sheila Willard
Ronald Remy ... Dr.Lorca
Alicia Alonzo ... Marla
Ronaldo Valdez ... Carlos Lopez
Tita Muñoz Tita Muñoz ... Mrs. Lopez
Tony Edmunds Tony Edmunds ... Willard
Alfonso Carvajal Alfonso Carvajal ... Ramu
Bruno Punzalan Bruno Punzalan ... Razak
Edward D. Murphy Edward D. Murphy ... Captain (as Edward Murphy)
Johnny Long Johnny Long
Paquito Salcedo Paquito Salcedo
Felisa Salcedo Felisa Salcedo
Quiel Mendoza Quiel Mendoza
Ricardo Hipólito Ricardo Hipólito
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Storyline

A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.

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No Waiting. No Appointment. No Escape! See more »


Certificate:

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Country:

Philippines | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1969 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Mad Doctor of Blood Island See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Budget:

$125,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hemisphere Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Angelique Pettyjohn claimed that the love scene with John Ashley was not simulated. In any case, it was edited for television and now the uncut version cannot be found. Please check your attic. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Bill Foster: I, a living, breathing creature of the cosmic entity, am now ready to enter the realm of those chosen to be allowed to drink of the Mystic Emerald fluids herein offered. I join the Order of Green Blood with an open mind and through this liquid's powers am now prepared to safely view the unnatural green-blooded ones without fear of contamination. Now, drink your sample of green blood and it is guaranteed that you can never turn into a green-blooded monster.
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Alternate Versions

The 2003 UK Cinema Club DVD was cut by 42 secs by the BBFC and removes all footage of goats and pigs being stabbed. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Brain of Blood (1971) See more »

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23 July 2004 | by hoodcsaSee all my reviews

Forget all the critics (though much of their criticism is technically on target). Watch this film with an open mind and revel in the sheer audaciousness of it all. Gruesome monsters. Trashy, gorgeous heroines. Square jawed men of action. Let the bizarre ennui envelope you. Enjoy the sheer inanity of the whole thing. I saw this as a teen and was utterly captivated by it and the crude power remains intact. On location shooting (in the Philippines) and cast of unknowns adds enormously. It's a wonderful piece of trash film making -- a classic of the sort.


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