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Blood Feast (1963) was a Horror - B-movie Film directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis and produced by David F. Friedman, Herschell Gordon Lewis and Stanford S. Kohlberg.

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Blood Feast

By Barry P. on Feb 27, 2022 From Cinematic Catharsis

(1963) Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis; Written by Louise Downe; Story by David F. Friedman and Herschell Gordon Lewis; Starring: William Kerwin, Mal Arnold, Connie Mason, Lyn Bolton and Scott H. Hall; Available on Blu-ray and DVD Rating: *** “When I shot Blood Feast and we started makin... Read full article

Blood Feast (1963)

By Beatrice on Dec 29, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Blood Feast Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis Written by Allison Louise Downe, David F. Friedman and Herschell Gordon Lewis 1963/USA Friedman-Lewis Productions First viewing/Netflix rental The granddaddy of all slasher flicks seems mighty tame nowadays. Socialite Dorothy Freemont is looking for ... Read full article

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In terms of what cars the filmmakers used, they preferred convertibles as they were easier for sound and lighting purposes.
Producer David F. Friedman came up with some very effective publicity stunts for "Blood Feast" which included giving theater goers vomit bags reading "You may need this when you see 'Blood Feast'" and obtaining an injunction against the film in Sarasota, Florida, which of course only generated more interest in the film.
The actor originally cast as the police captain did not show up for filming, and Scott H. Hall, a talker for the Ringling Brothers sideshow who had also worked for the Billard Brothers circus in '48 and '49 with "Blood Feast" producer David F. Friedman, stepped into the role. He'd originally been hired for the project in various other capacities.
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