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The Legend of Boggy Creek ()


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A documentary-style drama about the "Fouke Monster", a Bigfoot-type creature that has been sighted in and around Fouke, Arkansas since the 1950s.

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Vern Stierman ...
Narrator (voice)
Chuck Pierce Jr. ...
Jim as Boy
William Stumpp ...
Jim as Adult
Willie E. Smith ...
Willie
Lloyd Bowen ...
Himself
B.R. Barrington ...
Himself
J.E. 'Smokey' Crabtree ...
Himself (as Smokey Crabtree)
Travis Crabtree ...
Himself
John P. Hixon ...
Himself
John W. Oates ...
Himself
Buddy Crabtree ...
James Crabtree
Jeff Crabtree ...
Fred Crabtree
Judy Baltom ...
Mary Beth Searcy
Mary B. Johnson ...
Sister
Louise Searcy ...
Herself
Dina Louise Savell ...
Baby
Phillip Bradley ...
Teen-age Hunter
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Hunter
Monroe E. Smith ...
Hunter
Eddie J. Dalmes ...
Hunter
James E. Cobb ...
Hunter
William Wright ...
Hunter
Eddy Berdig ...
Hunter
Jerry Chapman ...
Hunter
Rickey Ashley ...
Hunter
Dave R. Templeton ...
Hunter
John Knight Jr. ...
Hunter
Dudley Pickens ...
Hunter
James Cornell ...
Hunter
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Hunter
Thomas Templeton ...
Hunter
Herb Jones ...
Himself
Steve Lyons ...
Teen-age Couple
Patty Dougan ...
Teen-age Couple
Dennis Lamb ...
Mr. Kennedy
Loraine Lamb ...
Mrs. Kennedy
George Dobson ...
George
Dave Ball ...
Dave
Jim Nicklus ...
Jim
Flo Pierce ...
Bessie Smith
Pamula Pierce ...
Child (as Pamela Ann Pierce)
Tammy Harper ...
Child
Bobby Splawn ...
Child
Charles Walraven ...
Himself
Robin Raffaelli ...
Trailer Incident
Cathy Cox ...
Trailer Incident
Jinger Hawkins ...
Trailer Incident
Glenn Carruth ...
Bobby Ford
Bunny Dees ...
Mrs. Ford
John Wallis ...
Mr. Ford
Sarah Coble ...
Mrs. Turner
Dave O'Brien ...
Mr. Turner
Billy Crawford ...
Corky Hill
James Tennison ...
Landlord
Ernest Walraven ...
Himself (as Constable Walraven)
Amanda Pierce ...
Little Girl
Aaron Ball ...
Baby
Ken McElroy ...
Doctor
Sarah Brewers ...
Nurse
Glenda Page ...
Nurse
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Sandra (uncredited)

Directed by

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Charles B. Pierce

Written by

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Earl E. Smith ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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L.W. Ledwell ... executive producer
Charles B. Pierce ... producer
Earl E. Smith ... associate producer

Music by

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Jaime Mendoza-Nava

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Charles B. Pierce ... (photographed by)

Film Editing by

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Tom Boutross

Art Direction by

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John Ball

Production Management

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Steve Lyons ... production manager

Sound Department

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Baird Bryant ... sound effects editor
Heather Holden ... sound effects editor
Jack C. May ... sound effects editor (as Jack May)
David Musseimer ... sound
Bill Peck ... sound
John Post ... sound effects editor

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ramp Boyd ... gaffer
Travis Crabtree ... key grip
John Knight Jr. ... gaffer

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Tommy Clark ... production assistant
J.E. 'Smokey' Crabtree ... consultant
Steven Ledwell ... production assistant
Lynn Lindsay ... production assistant
Steve Lyons ... production assistant
Ann Peak ... script supervisor

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Plot Summary

A documentary-style drama which questions the existence of a monster in an Arkansas swamp. It is really more of a glimpse at lower-class swamp culture from the seventies, though, than a monster flick. Written by Sean Taylor

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Taglines The Monster Is Loose! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Zombie 30: Beauty & The Geek (United States, Yiddish title)
  • Tracking the Fouke Monster (United States)
  • The legend of Boggy Creek (Netherlands)
  • A Lenda do Boggy Creek (Portugal)
  • Легенда Бугги Крик (Soviet Union, Russian title)
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Runtime
  • 90 min
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Budget $100,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Director / producer Charles B. Pierce received funding for the film by borrowing $160,000 from an Arkansas trucking company, and filmed it on an older-model movie camera the production acquired. See more »
Goofs In the scene where Mr. Turner and the Ford brothers are on the porch shooting at the monster, Turner's flashlight alternates between a regular size flashlight and a large lantern flashlight (the same lantern flashlight the Constable gives them later). See more »
Movie Connections Featured in 42nd Street Forever! Volume 1: Horror on 42nd Street (2004). See more »
Soundtracks The Legend of Boggy Creek See more »

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