The Creeping Flesh (1973)
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A scientist comes to believe that evil is a disease of the blood and that the flesh of a skeleton he has brought back from New Guinea contains it in a pure form. Convinced that his wife, a Folies Bergere dancer who went insane, manifested this evil he is terrified that it will be passed on to their daughter. He tries to use the skeleton's blood to immunise her against this eventuality, but his attempt has anything but the desired result.
A terrifying journey through the nightmare worlds of evil, insanity and terrible revenge.
Title: Creeping Flesh, The
Release Date: February 12, 1973
Runtime: 94 mins
All Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi
IMDB Rating: 6.2
Buried.com Rating: 7.3 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With C
MPAA Rating: PG
Christopher Lee ...James Hildern
Peter Cushing ...Emmanuel Hildern
Lorna Heilbron ...Penelope
George Benson ...Waterlow
Kenneth J. Warren ...Lenny
Duncan Lamont ...Inspector
Harry Locke ...Barman
Hedger Wallace ...Doctor Perry
Michael Ripper ...Carter
Catherine Finn ...Emily
Robert Swann ...young Aristocrat
David Bailie ...young Doctor
Maurice Bush ...Karl
Tony Wright ...Sailor
Marianne Stone ...Female Assistant
Alexandra Dane ...Whore
Jenny Runacre ...Emmanuel's Wife
Larry Taylor ...1st Warder
Martin Carroll ...2nd Warder
Dan Meaden ...Lunatic
Sue Bond ...Girl in Tavern
Michael P. Redbourn
More Movie Taglines:
- A terrifying journey through the nightmare worlds of evil, insanity and terrible revenge.
- James Hildern: Unfortunately, in the state of society as it exists today, we are not permitted to experiment on human beings. Normal human beings.
James Hildern: I've got to get hold of that skeleton somehow. Doctor Perry: Oh I don't know... There is the question of professional ethics. James Hildern: Oh indeed, indeed... that is why I shall have to employ someone for whom ethics have no significance.
- Freddie Francis took over from Don Sharp at short notice
Larry Taylor is dubbed by Michael Ripper.
The last film of George Benson.
The final film of Harry Locke.
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