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The Watts Monster (1976)

Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde (original title)
R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | January 1976 (USA)
When a scientist develops a formula to regenerate dying liver cells, it accidentally turns him into an albino vampire with a taste for prostitutes.

Director:

William Crain

Writers:

Larry LeBron, Lawrence Woolner (idea)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernie Casey ... Dr. Henry Pride
Rosalind Cash ... Dr. Billie Worth
Marie O'Henry Marie O'Henry ... Linda Monte
Ji-Tu Cumbuka ... Lt. Jackson
Milt Kogan ... Lt. Harry O'Connor
Stu Gilliam Stu Gilliam ... Silky, the pimp
Elizabeth Robinson Elizabeth Robinson ... Cissy Hubbard
Della Thomas Della Thomas ... Bernice Watts
Marc Alaimo ... Preston, the pusher
Gwyn Karon Gwyn Karon ... Gwyn
Sam Laws ... Bartender
Virginia Lynne Virginia Lynne ... Brenda
Judith Angeline Judith Angeline ... Nurse
Janet Day Janet Day ... Nurse
Pamela Serpe Pamela Serpe ... Mary Beth
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An African-American scientist develops a formula to regenerate dying liver cells, but it has the unfortunate after-effect of turning him into an albino vampire with a mania for killing prostitutes. A tough police lieutenant investigating the murders discovers the existence of the dual-personality killer, and determines to bring him in. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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A screamin' demon rages inside, turnin' him into Mr Hyde... don't give him no sass or he'll kick yo' ass! See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1976 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Ryder Sound Services)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Lt. Jackson: Brother man, this situation is rapidly becoming insalubrious... meaning: We're about to stomp a mudhole in your ass!
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A benevolent inner city doctor transform into a hideous white monster!
13 October 2003 | by Captain_CouthSee all my reviews

Dr. Black and Mr. White (1976) was a movie that I watched on Elvira's Late night horror show one night, when I was a lad. She totally ripped this movie a new one. I found it so entertaining that I sought out this movie for the longest time (The Elvira version). Alas, I could never find it but the memories of this bad movie still linger in my mind. Bernie Casey stars as an inner city doctor who starts to fool around with things he shouldn't, transforming himself into a mean hulking brute covered in flour. When he's on these periodic rampages, Casey goes out and murder all of the neighborhood's low lives (one scene that really stood out was when this pimp tries to stab a car driven by Casey). A bad movie for all the right reasons.

Highly recommended for true fans of bad movies.


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