GenreHorror, Sci-Fi Music directorRonald Stein Duration LanguageEnglish
WriterTony Huston (screenplay) Release date1966 (1966) CastJohn Agar (Barry Rogers), Francine York (Pat Trent), Jeff Alexander (Dr. Simond Trent), Shirley McLine (Brenda Simmons), Cal Duggan (Ritchie), Charles McLine (Rabbit Simms) Similar moviesThe Loch Ness Horror, Silent Hill, Tremors 5: Bloodlines, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, Creature of Destruction, Voodoo Woman
Curse of the swamp creature full film swamp movie
Curse of the Swamp Creature is a 1966 American film directed by Larry Buchanan. Although Buchanan was producing low budget 16mm color remakes of American International Pictures sci-fi movies for television distribution around this time, he claimed this was an original even though it bears more than a few striking similarities to the 1957 AIP film Voodoo Woman.
Buchanan later said "never make a swamp picture. Your film comes back and it's all... strange."
Curse of the swamp creature 1966 horror science fiction
Deep in the rural swamps of Texas the reclusive and ruthless wife-abusing mad scientist Dr. Simond Trent is conducting experiments in his laboratory on the local impoverished voodoo-worshiping black "natives" in an attempt to discover the secret to reversing evolution, feeding the failures to the alligators he keeps in his covered outdoor swimming pool. When a party of oil surveyors comes upon his isolated yet strangely suburban-style home he decides to take the final step and turn the duplicitous female leader of the expedition into a grotesque and virtually indestructible amphibious "Fish Man" so that he can take his revenge upon the world.
A Curse of the Swamp Creature mask was one of the last items produced by the famed Don Post Studios before it went out of business in 2012.