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Snowbeast (1977)

Unrated | | Horror | TV Movie 28 April 1977
A Colorado ski resort is besieged by a sub-human beast that commits brutal murders on the slopes.

Director:

Herb Wallerstein

Writer:

Joseph Stefano
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bo Svenson ... Gar Seberg
Yvette Mimieux ... Ellen Seberg
Robert Logan ... Tony Rill
Clint Walker ... Sheriff Paraday
Sylvia Sidney ... Carrie Rill
Thomas Babson ... Buster (as Thomas W. Babson)
Jacquie Botts Jacquie Botts ... Betty Jo
Kathy Christopher Kathy Christopher ... Jennifer
Jamie Jamison Jamie Jamison ... John Cochran
Richard Jamison Richard Jamison ... Ben Cochran
Liz Jury Liz Jury ... Mrs. Blodgett
Richard Jury Richard Jury ... Charlie Braintree (as Ric Jury)
Rob McClung Rob McClung ... Deputy #2
Annie McEnroe ... Heidi (as Anne McEncroe)
Victor Raider-Wexler ... Deputy Holt
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Storyline

In this made for TV film, an enormous and angry bigfoot creature begins to terrorize a Colorado Ski Resort during a winter carnival, by eating several skiers. At first everyone insists it is just a bear, until ski patrolman Tony Rill sees a white shadowy beastly shape disappearing into the woods. Although Tony's grandmother Mrs. Carrie Rill, who owns the Ski Resort and the town sheriff, Sheriff Paraday disagree, it soon becomes clear when the creature finally attacks the town. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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An unknown terror stalks a ski resort! See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Fera das Neves See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Glen Glenn Sound)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

There are two versions of this movie. The original aired version that ran 72 minutes and a longer version that runs 88 minutes. See more »

Goofs

Around the 38:00 when Ellen puts back on her ski googles, a crew member moving about can be seen from the reflective lenses. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff Paraday: I understand she was a guest at your ski lodge. I was hoping you could help me idenify her.
Tony Rill: I must have seen her somewhere. Maybe I will recognize her when I see her face.
Sheriff Paraday: She does not have one.
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Connections

References Grizzly (1976) See more »

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OK they can ski already
6 April 2006 | by manicgeckoSee all my reviews

I really want find out where this ski resort is. For an entire movie we saw people skiing and snowmobiling during a supposed celebration and NO ONE was on the course other than the person the camera was focused on and the shadow of the camera man. But then again this is a film about skiing, and snow-mobiling, and more skiing, and more mobiling, and more skiing and more skiing and zzzzzzz. Oh yeah they threw a monster in to break up the skiing. The sad thing is that this movie does have some close to brilliant points, but then they had to put me asleep with either a morality lesson from Gar or, gasp, more skiing. Best actor nomination for this movie was the kid that found the body, nobody else came in even a distant second. And even in snow pants Yvette was worth looking act, but that about sums up the high points. I am thankful this came in a 20 movie set I got for $8 or I really overpaid.


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