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The Twilight People (1972)

A kidnapped diver is taken to an island inhabited by a mad scientist and his half-animal, half-human creations.

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Eddie Romero
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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Ashley ... Matt Farrell
Pat Woodell ... Neva Gordon
Jan Merlin ... Steinman
Charles Macaulay Charles Macaulay ... Dr. Gordon
Pam Grier ... Ayesa - The Panther Woman
Ken Metcalfe ... Kuzma - the Antelope Man
Tony Gosalvez ... Darmo - the Bat Man
Kim Ramos ... Primo - the Ape Man
Mona Morena Mona Morena ... Lupa - the Wolf Woman
Eddie Garcia ... Juan Pereira
Angelo Ventura Angelo Ventura
Johnny Long Johnny Long
Andres Centenera
Letty Mirasol Letty Mirasol
Max Roio Max Roio ... (as Max Rojo)
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Storyline

A scientist kidnaps a man and transports him to an island, intent on turning him into a super-being. The man obviously doesn't like this idea, so he tries to escape with the help of the scientist's daughter and a band of half-human, half-animal creatures. Written by Demian Katz <katz@netaxs.com>

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Animal desires... Human lust. Test Tube terrors... Half beast... all monster.


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In September 1972, Dimension Pictures was widely exhibiting this film on a double bill with The Doberman Gang (1972). See more »

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Before Anyone Had A VCR
18 May 2010 | by worldsofdarkblueSee all my reviews

It's hard to imagine a world where all the stations you could watch would 'end their broadcast day' if you're too young to have lived it. That's the world where this movie was great as a late-night treat that aired very rarely. I only saw it the one time and forget the story completely but its images remain in my memory. I knew it was a cheap, bad movie when I was watching but my reaction ranged from bored to bemused to fascinated. Additionslly, there was invoked a sweet nostalgia from seeing John Ashley headlining a movie. I'd watched that guy battle mostly black and white monsters since I was 8 years old. I saw this movie when I was 26.

It's a new world now and there's no reason to recommend this movie anymore. But I liked it and would sit through it again.


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Country:

Philippines | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beasts See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Budget:

$150,000 (estimated)
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Four Associates Ltd. See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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