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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 De Leon), 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 ... (as Ricardo Hipolito)
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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:

M/PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

As a promotional gimmick, packets of green "blood" were distributed to cinema patrons, who were instructed to drink it at a certain point in the film. Production consultant Sam Sherman came up with the idea of distributing the liquid gel-packs to the theatergoers, and said years later in an interview that he drank one of the packets, which contained an aqua-colored gel, and it made him sick to his stomach. Nevertheless, Beverly Miller (an associate producer of the film) said she actually witnessed dozens of teenagers drinking the stuff in the theaters that she managed in Kansas City. 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 The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night: Part 2 (2010) See more »

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Drive-in gore feature
21 September 2001 | by dmuelSee all my reviews

I recall seeing this film at a drive-in many years ago. While I admit to a tendency of enjoying bad movies, this one had some allure because of its exploitive bent. Yes, the script is bad, the acting is also stinky, and there is some screwball operating the camera who keeps playing with the zoom lens, but the movie attempted to expand the boundaries of shock value in its day. An island monster is running around making hamburger of his victims. A not-too-savvy young American with a Ricky-Nelson haircut is on the case. Care to guess what happens next? When I saw it as a teenager it had an impact, but it probably rates as a grade D horror flick. A product of the Philippines, I believe. Am I recommending it? Only for fans of the genre.


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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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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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