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I Eat Your Skin (1971)

Zombie (original title)
GP | | Horror | 29 October 1971 (USA)
A cancer researcher on a remote Caribbean island discovers that by treating the natives with snake venom he can turn them into bug-eyed zombies. Uninterested in this information, the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
William Joyce ... Tom Harris
Heather Hewitt Heather Hewitt ... Jeannie Biladeau
Walter Coy ... Charles Bentley
Dan Stapleton Dan Stapleton ... Duncan Fairchild
Betty Hyatt Linton Betty Hyatt Linton ... Coral Fairchild
Robert Stanton Robert Stanton ... Dr. Auguste Biladeau
Vanoye Aikens Vanoye Aikens ... Robey
Rebecca Oliver Rebecca Oliver ... Juarita
Matt King Matt King ... (as Matthew King)
George-Ann Williamson George-Ann Williamson ... Fontainebleau Wife
Don Strawn Don Strawn ... Calypso Bandleader (as Don Strawn's Calypso Band)
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A cancer researcher on a remote Caribbean island discovers that by treating the natives with snake venom he can turn them into bug-eyed zombies. Uninterested in this information, the unfortunate man is forced by his evil employer to create an army of the creatures in order to conquer the world. Written by Jeremy Lunt <durlinlunt@acadia.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 October 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I Eat Your Skin See more »

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(re-issue) | (uncut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film sat on the shelf unreleased for six years until is was picked up by distributor Jerry Gross (of Cinemation Industries), who needed a horror film to play on the bottom of a double bill with his in-house production I Drink Your Blood (1970). The title was changed to "I Eat Your Skin" (1970). See more »

Quotes

Tom Harris: What part of heaven did you fly down from?
Jeannie Biladeau: Oh boy. Mister Harris, I read some of your books and I only hope you're more original in person.
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Remade as I Eat Your Skin (2019) See more »

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I kinda liked it
21 February 2017 | by loujackandrandySee all my reviews

OK, so I think my favorite part of this movie was the zombie makeup effects. I loved the bug eyes and the transformation scene. Now, the main character was kinda annoying (at least at first). All his womanizing and bad pickup lines. But for me the zombies made up for it lol.


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