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Blood of Ghastly Horror (original title)
GP | | Horror, Sci-Fi | January 1972 (USA)
A mad scientist implants an electronic device into the brain of an injured soldier, which turns him into a psychotic killer.

Director:

Al Adamson

Writers:

Al Adamson (story), Samuel M. Sherman (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Carradine ... Dr. Howard Vanard
Kent Taylor ... Dr. Elton Corey
Tommy Kirk ... Sgt. Cross
Regina Carrol ... Susan Vanard
Roy Morton Roy Morton ... Joe Corey
Tacey Robbins Tacey Robbins ... Linda Clarke
Arne Warde Arne Warde ... Sgt. Grimaldi
Richard Smedley Richard Smedley ... Akro
Kirk Duncan Kirk Duncan ... David Clarke
Tanya Maree Tanya Maree ... Vicky
Barney Gelfan Barney Gelfan ... Detective
John Armond John Armond ... Nick
Lyle Felice Lyle Felice ... Vito
Joey Benson Joey Benson ... Lt. Ward
John Talbert John Talbert ... Curtis
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A mad scientist implants an electronic device into the brain of an injured soldier, which turns him into a psychotic killer.

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Human zombies rise from their coffins as living corpses!

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Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

GP
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood of Ghastly Horror See more »

Filming Locations:

Lake Tahoe, California, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Originally filmed in the late 1960s as a robbery crime-drama, it sat on the shelf for two years before new footage incorporating the zombie plot were shot by investors who wanted a less serious horror flick. See more »

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Ed Wood fans, take notice!
21 October 1998 | by emmSee all my reviews

Al Adamson was a next-generation Ed Wood who directed many movies in the history of bad cinema, such as DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN, SATAN'S SADISTS, THE FEMALE BUNCH, and lots more. Not too surprisingly, you may have noticed Regina Carroll appearing in almost every one of his films. I believe the public hasn't taken Al Adamson's name in widespread recognition too seriously, but then again, Ed Wood bounced back into popularity due to the highly-praised 1994 movie about his life and career. But enough said....

Whatever you'd like to name this picture is totally beyond me! Don't complain about thinking this is a horror film, because it's not. This is a fine piece of work by a respectable genius who made something look like a collage, which complicates everything in the movie's framework. The first thing you see are zombies attacking a woman. Next comes a scene that resembles 007. Later on, a stupid mad scientist and a 10-minute long mom & daughter mountain chase makes you wonder what the hell Al Adamson was doing in making a HORROR movie! Yucksters will definitely enjoy this and his other weird films, but they usually lack the spirit of famously familiar Ed Wood material, however they are a little more modern considering they were released during the early years of the anti-social generation. BLOOD OF GHASTLY HORROR is okay, but Al's other movies are probably much better than what I saw.


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