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Director  William Girdler
Country  United States
4.6/10 IMDb

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Language  English
Three on a Meathook movie poster
Release date  1972 (1972)
Tagline  A Padlocked Shed, Hooks of Cold Steel a Maniac on the loose

Three on a meathook 1972


Three on a Meathook is a 1972 horror film written and directed by William Girdler. The film is based on the crimes committed by Ed Gein. The film stars Charles Kissinger, James Pickett and Sherry Steiner.

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Plot

When four girls go on a weekend trip to a lake, they start to have car problems on the way home and meet a local young man named Billy Townsend who takes them back to his farm where he lives with his father Frank. Later, Frank begins to murder three of the girls and tries to pin the crimes on his son by convincing him he is responsible for their deaths and is insane.

Production

Three on a Meathook was director William Girdler's second film that was a take on a story influenced by Ed Gein. The film crew included the Asman brothers with John Asman on sound and William Asman behind the camera and film editor Henry Asman. The film received funding from a local realtor Joe Schulten as well as cash from Girdler's trust fund.

References

Three on a Meathook Wikipedia
Three on a Meathook IMDb Three on a Meathook themoviedb.org


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