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Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977) Poster

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Director George Barry's inspiration for Death Bed came in a dream, which the film's bizarre surreal nature is attributed to.
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Comedian Patton Oswalt mentions the movie on his 2007 CD "Werewolves and Lollipops", where he does a stand-up routine on it (mistakenly referring to it as "Death Bed: The Bed That Eats People"). He even specifically tells people to look up the movie on the IMDb to verify that he wasn't joking about its existence.
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Until its official DVD release in 2003, Death Bed had been circulated via pirated bootlegs and, unknown to director George Barry, the film had gained an underground fan base. Barry said he discovered people discussing it on the internet one evening and decided to put an official video release of the film into works.
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Filming was begun in 1972. An answer print was struck in 1977, but the film was not released until 2003.
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Filmed almost entirely at the Gar Wood mansion on Keelson Island in Detroit. The mansion has long been completely demolished.
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The Artist dies of tuberculosis in the film. His room was surrounded by Audrey Beardsley's drawings who also died of tuberculosis.
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The movie was made by George Barry, shortly after he got out of college. He put together $10,000 to make it, but eventually spent $30,000 on it.
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The movie was featured on the Creature Features show called "Doktor Sick": DoktorSick Program ep 8 Death Bed the bed that eats people.
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