The Flesh Eaters

The Flesh Eaters

Director: Jack Curtis Cast: Martin Kosleck, Rita Morley, Byron Sanders

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Overview

This thoroughly weird but truly inspired monster flick is one of the earliest gore films to splatter across drive-in screens in the years prior to Herschell Gordon Lewis' notorious Blood Trilogy. The plot finds a besotted movie star (Rita Morley) and her entourage trapped on an island surrounded by aquatic flesh-munching amoebas (represented by scratches on the film emulsion) created by mad scientist Peter Bartell (Martin Kosleck). These sparkly little death-blobs make mincemeat of most of the cast, including a dorky beatnik (Ray Tudor) who ingests a few of the little buggers in his drink -- leading to an agonizingly fatal case of indigestion. Good photography and well-designed makeup effects make the most of a shoestring budget. Film editor Radley Metzger found his own way as the director of numerous soft-porn films in the '60s and '70s.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/25/2005
UPC: 0030306772998
Original Release: 1964
Rating: NR
Source: Mpi Home Video
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:27:00
Sales rank: 11,272

Special Features

Deleted Nazi experiments sequence; Theatrical trailers; Outtakes

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Flesh Eaters
1. Open [2:28]
2. Weather Detour [7:26]
3. Professor Bartell [7:18]
4. Murdock's Suspicions [5:52]
5. Fish Skeletons [6:58]
6. Saving Laura [5:02]
7. The Flesh Eaters [3:24]
8. Omar the Beatnik [6:54]
9. Bartell's Experiment [8:43]
10. Eaten Alive [6:35]
11. Laura's Last Bow [5:23]
12. Master Plan [7:20]
13. Beyond Belief [5:33]
14. Blood Syringe [6:44]
15. End Credits [1:15]

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