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Trog (1970)

GP | | Horror, Sci-Fi | July 1970 (UK)
A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery to try to communicate with a primitive troglodyte who is found living in a local cave.

Director:

Freddie Francis

Writers:

Aben Kandel (screenplay), Peter Bryan (original story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Joan Crawford ... Dr. Brockton
Michael Gough ... Sam Murdock
Bernard Kay ... Inspector Greenham
Kim Braden ... Anne Brockton
David Griffin ... Malcolm Travers
John Hamill ... Cliff
Thorley Walters ... Magistrate
Jack May Jack May ... Dr. Selbourne
Geoffrey Case Geoffrey Case ... Bill
Robert Hutton ... Dr. Richard Warren
Simon Lack Simon Lack ... Colonel Vickers
David Warbeck ... Alan Davis
Chloe Franks ... Little Girl
Maurice Good ... Reporter
Joe Cornelius Joe Cornelius ... Trog
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Storyline

Anthropologist Dr. Brockton (Joan Crawford) unearths a troglodyte (an Ice Age 'missing link" half-caveman, half-ape) and manages to domesticate him - until he's let loose by an irate land developer (Michael Gough) to go on a rampage and kidnap a little girl. Crawford's last feature film. Written by alfiehitchie

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From a million years back...Horror explodes into today! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

GP | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1970 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Missing Link See more »

Filming Locations:

Berkshire, England, UK See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In its first week of release, it was the #1 top grossing film in the United States, making $2,900,583. See more »

Goofs

When a reporter takes a flash photo of Trog (against the Doctor's orders) that frightens then enrages him, the flash lasts far too long. Trog's face is illuminated for a full 2-3 seconds instead of what a flash bulb would have lasted which would have been a fraction of a second. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Brockton: We believe that Trog could be the connection between the creatures of early civilization and man as we know him today. This Troglodyte who somehow survived is a living reminder of what happened after our ancestors the apes left the forest, and first started to walk on hind legs, and take shelter in the caves.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Mommie Dearest (2014) See more »

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Continuity Gaff
11 November 2003 | by powersurgegymSee all my reviews

Was perusing the user comments for this "Crawford Classic" while chuckling & guffawing at the varied minutia & trivia all the viewers had observed. Yet I was surprised & perplexed that no one had pointed out one of the most hilarious continuity flubs ever seen for a "legitimate" theatrical release. The lapse occurs towards the end of the movie when Joan is descending down to the cave for the final encounter with Trog. As she approaches the downshaft entryway shrouded in her obligatory lab coat, her coif is the usual 20 layers of soft curls piled up at least a foot high over those trademark eyebrows. Cut to her arrival at the bottom of the shaft whereupon her hairdo has mysteriously morphed into a much shorter, much curlier, "poodle cut"!! Must have been a "mid-mineshaft" Salon where La Crawford had the opportunity to fluff up her locks. We ran & reran this sequence at least a dozen times & it got funnier on each replay (Perhaps we were alittle drunk too!). Check it out if you didn't see it the first time around.


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