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Creature from Black Lake ()


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Two men exploring the Louisiana swamps encounter a Bigfoot-type creature.

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Joe Canton
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Grandpaw Bridges
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Pahoo
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Rives
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Sheriff Billy Carter
Jim McCullough Jr. ...
Orville Bridges
Roy Tatum ...
Fred / Creature
Cathryn Hartt ...
Eve - Waitress (as Catherine McClenny)
Becky Smiser ...
Becky Carter
Michelle Willingham ...
Michelle
Evelyn Hindricks ...
Grandma Bridges
Roger Pancake ...
H.B.
Karen Brooks ...
Orville's Mother
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Baby Orville
Bob Kyle ...
Rufus
Joy N. Houck Jr. ...
Prof. Burch (as J.N. Houck Jr.)
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I.M. 'Buddy' Brumley Jr. ...
Barber (uncredited)

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Joy N. Houck Jr.

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Jim McCullough Jr. ... ()

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Jim McCullough Jr. ... producer
Jim McCullough Sr. ... producer (as Jim McCullough)
William Lewis Ryder Jr. ... executive producer

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Jaime Mendoza-Nava

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Dean Cundey

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Robert Gordon

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Jim Borgardt ... assistant editor (as James A. Borgardt)
Jack LaMantain ... negative editor

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Roger Pancake

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Karen Brooks ... assistant makeup artist
Charlene Cundey ... makeup artist

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Edie Houck ... assistant production manager
Albert J. Salzer ... production manager (as Al Salzer)

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Bill Baker ... assistant director

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Charles L. Hughes ... assistant art director (as Charlie Hughes)
Douglas Laramore ... property master

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Joseph F. Brennan ... boom operator (as Joe Brennan)
Thomas Causey ... sound
Dimitry Gortinsky ... sound effects editor (as Dimitri Gortinski)
John Paul Jones ... sound effects editor
Shelley Tackett ... sound effects editor

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Sterling Franck ... special effects

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Buck Brinson ... second assistant camera (as Bucky Brinson)
Jim deBuys ... camera operator: second unit
John P. Fertitta ... grip (as John Fertitta)
Ron King ... best boy
Tony Kupersmith ... best boy
Bob Kyle ... grip
Raymond Stella ... first assistant camera
Grant Tucker ... key grip
Mark Walthour ... gaffer

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Meleta McKellar ... assistant wardrobe
William Lewis Ryder Jr. ... wardrobe (as W.L. 'CC' Ryder Jr.)

Location Management

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C.C. Colley ... location auditor
H.B. McCullough ... location manager

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Hugh McCullough ... set operator
Patricia Motyka ... script supervisor
George Rigg ... craft service
Molly Westbrook ... assistant auditor

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Plot Summary

Some fishermen are attacked in the Louisiana swamps. When the word gets out of a mysterious Bigfoot-type creature, two researchers come to a small town to study and hopefully discover what the beast is. Their research from some farmers help the two men to learn that the creature may be a very angry and murderous missing link. Written by Wallace Entertainment

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Also Known As
  • Le monstre du lac noir (France)
  • La criatura del lago negro (Spain)
  • Odjur (Sweden)
  • Träskmannen (Sweden)
  • Karagölün canavari (Turkey, Turkish title)
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  • 91 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Re-released theatrically in 1982 as part of a multi-film package called "5 Deranged Features". Also on the bill were Dracula vs. Frankenstein (1971) (under the title 'They're Coming to Get You'), The Wizard of Gore (1970) (under the title 'House of Torture'), Shriek of the Mutilated (1974) and The Corpse Grinders (1971) (under the title 'Night of the Howling Beast'). See more »
Goofs When Rives is attacked by the creature while in the van, he defends himself by stabbing the creature multiple times. Seconds later, the creature pushes the van down the hill, causing Rives to be thrown to the back, at which time you can see that his knife is still in the sheath on his belt. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Trailer Trauma (2016). See more »
Soundtracks Exits and Truckstops See more »
Quotes Joe Canton: I'm gonna get my shotgun and make a rug outta that damn thing!
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