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Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things (1973)
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Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things (1973) Actors led by Alan Ormsby go to graveyard on remote island to act out necromantic ritual. The ritual works, and soon the dead are walking about and chowing down on human flesh.

Movie Tagline:
You're Invited To Orville's "Coming-Out" Party...It'll Be A Scream...YOURS!!!

Also Known As:
Revenge of the Living Dead
Things from the Dead

Title: Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things
Release Date: February 28, 1973
Runtime: 87 mins
Genre: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy, Horror
Languages: English
Country: USA
Colors: Color
Sound: Mono, Stereo, DTS
IMDB Rating: 5.1
Buried.com Rating: 6.1 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With C

MPAA Rating: PG

Bob Clark

Alan Ormsby ...Alan
Valerie Mamches ...Val
Jeff Gillen ...Jeff
Anya Ormsby ...Anya
Paul Cronin ...Paul
Jane Daly ...Terry
Roy Engleman ...Roy
Robert Philip ...Emerson
Bruce Solomon ...Winns
Alecs Baird ...Caretaker
Seth Sklarey ...Orville Dunworth
Robert Sherman ...Ghoul
Curtis Bryant ...Ghoul
William R. 'Bob' Smedley ...Tallest dead thing (as Robert Smedley)
Debbie Cummins ...Ghoul
Gordon Gilbert ...Ghoul
Peter Burke ...Ghoul
Chester Phebus ...Ghoul
Stuart Mitchell ...Ghoul
Leo O'Donnell ...Ghoul
Jack Sohmer ...Ghoul
Sandra Laurie ...Ghoul
Camille MacDonald ...Ghoul
Brendan Kenny ...Ghoul
Jean Clark ...Ghoul
Al McAdams ...Ghoul
Jane McAdams ...Ghoul
Stephanie Solomon ...Ghoul
Carl Richardson ...Ghoul
Jerry Hoffer ...Ghoul

» [more cast members]

Bob Clark
Gary Goch
Peter James
Ted V. Mikels

Bob Clark
Alan Ormsby

Carl Zittrer

More Movie Taglines:
  • You're Invited To Orville's "Coming-Out" Party...It'll Be A Scream...YOURS!!!
  • Experience the unexpected terror of rising rotting flesh...
Movie Quote(s):
  • Val: Get out of the grave, Alan. Get out of the grave and let an artist show you how to call a curse down on Satan!
  • Jeff: I peed in my pants!
  • Alan: Man is a machine that manufactures manure.
  • Alan: [to Orville's corpse] I'm gonna take your scraps and feed them to my dog.
Movie Trivia:
  • Director Bob Clark shot this film back to back with Dead of Night (1974) as part of a two picture deal. Both films were shot in Florida and featured several of the same cast members.
  • Stars Alan Ormsby and Anya Ormsby were married at the time of the filming.
  • The films Italian title is "L' Assedio dei morti viventi", which translates to "The Siege of the Living Dead".
  • Director Bob Clark (III) was planning to do a remake of "Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things" in 2007. Tragically though, Clark died in an automobile accident before production plans could get underway.
  • When Orville is sitting on the couch with Alan, they move his arm and for a moment, you can see his normal "flesh colored" skin between the fake right ghoul hand and suit sleeve.
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