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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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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:

Grave Desires See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Budget:

$125,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Hemisphere Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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. 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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Followed by Brain of Blood (1971) See more »

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Best of the Filipino horrors.
17 June 2006 | by haildevilmanSee all my reviews

A meatier version of Dr. Moreau.

John Ashley (R.I.P.) does a great job playing the confused hero. He was the eye of the hurricane. Calm while chaos surrounded.

Angelique Pettyjohn (also R.I.P., and hubba-hubba) was great in her role as a random bimbo as well. I mean that as a compliment. Were the love scenes real? Someone find an un-cut version and we'll see.

The creature effects were so-so, and that whole lumbering look was a bit overdone. And the 'zoom-in, zoom-out' camera work got annoying REAL fast.

It was still a good adventure however, even if it wasn't too scary. And are islander women really that prone to wandering the islands completely nude? I liked it, but come on.

A decent time waster.


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