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The Creep Behind the Camera (2014)

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An exploration of the making of b-movie sci-fi cult classic "The Creeping Terror" and its con-man director Art "A.J." Nelson/Vic Savage.

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Pete Schuermann

Writer:

Pete Schuermann
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Phillips ... Art Nelson
Jodi Lynn Thomas ... Lois Wiseman
Bill LeVasseur ... William Thourlby
Laurel Harris ... Helen Whittlesey
Mark Lee Mark Lee ... Jon Lackey
Chris Winters Chris Winters ... Norman Boone / Barney
Jason Coviello ... Scott
Katie Bevard Katie Bevard ... Shannon O'Neil / Brett
Glenn Thayer ... Larry Burell / Narrator
Jeffery Jesmer Jeffery Jesmer ... Buddy (as Jeff Jesmer)
Brian McCulley ... Allan Silliphant
Audrey Walters ... Starlet in Bar #1
Jessica Parnello Jessica Parnello ... Starlet in Bar #2
Tom Auclair Tom Auclair ... Frederick Kopp
Helen Trencher ... Korey Alden
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At first watch most viewers find many of the sequences in The Creeping Terror so unbelievably awful and ineptly executed that the movie transcends the sci-fi and horror genres and delves into the realm of comedy. But the story behind the film contains all of the elements of classic movie-making that director Art Nelson would have killed to have in The Creeping Terror. It's the sci-fi Ed Wood told by the actual people who helped bring The Creeping Terror to life, recounting the desperate tales of Art Nelson by those who knew him best. There are rather elegantly produced scenes to set up the actual, and hilarious, footage from The Creeping Terror, also included in CREEP! The real monster was behind the camera. Written by Anonymous

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Con Artist, Psychopath, Monster, Movie Director. See more »


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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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The Creep Behind the Camera See more »

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Slithering Carpets See more »
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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

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Color
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Hilarious and educational at the same time!
21 July 2015 | by greg-45923See all my reviews

Had a chance to see this movie in Colorado. Great story! It was fun to see how crappy horror movies like The Creeping Terror actually made it to film, and the back story about the slimy director conning everybody to be in it. Especially liked the cutaways to the interviews of the actual people involved in making the original film.

Solid acting and great photography and sound... even if it's not a multi-million dollar budget movie. If you are a fan of "bad" horror movies, you'll definitely have to watch this movie! Makes me want to watch The Creeping Terror again with new eyes this time!

Loved the last scene with the Bee Gee's "I started a joke"! (I won't spoil it for you)


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