An expensive scotch, neat, no ice or water necessary. We all know how exploitation maestro william girdlers career and, sadly, life ended in 1978, at the tragically early age of 30 and after having directed numerous bmovie hits such as the manitou, three on a meathook, sheba, baby, day of the animals, abby, and his most successful feature, grizzly, he was killed in a helicopter crash in the. Patrick kelly join us for a rare screening of william girdlers asylum of satan with groovy behindthescenes stories of this forgotten satanic panic drivein classic from our special guest, producer and girdlers brotherinlaw j. Asylum of satan 1972, william girdler trailer youtube. With charles kissinger, nick jolley, carla borelli, louis bandy, lila boden, liz cherry, p. With charles kissinger, carla borelli, nick jolley, louis bandy. Spector is a satanworshipping shrink who uses his asylum to sacrifice psychiatric patients to his vile lord. My husband was an extra in this movie and we laughed so much watching it. Asylum 1972 hollywood horror movie peter cushing, britt ekland latest horror movie. Aug 14, 2003 satan s children works as a dramatic character study, but if thrills are what you are looking for, or if rubber is what youre looking for, than asylum of satan is the movie for you.
William girdler, joe wiezycki something weird video. Check out more movies that start with a and movies from 1972. Satans children works as a dramatic character study, but if thrills are what you are looking for, or if rubber is what youre looking for, than asylum of satan is the movie for you. Spector is a satan worshipping shrink who uses his asylum to sacrifice psychiatric patients to his vile lord. Asylum of satan 1972 overview msn movies asylum of satan 1972 overview. Mar 25, 2014 we all know how exploitation maestro william girdlers career and, sadly, life ended in 1978, at the tragically early age of 30 and after having directed numerous bmovie hits such as the manitou, three on a meathook, sheba, baby, day of the animals, abby, and his most successful feature, grizzly, he was killed in a helicopter crash in the. Awesome 70s horror movie made by director william girdler, who also directed the 70s movie grizzly. Cry of the werewolf 1944 film full movie classic horror duration. The vampires assistant 2009 house of dracula 1945 lock 1983 the devils plaything 1973 the brutal river 2005.
Tickets in theaters coming soon coming soon movie news. Posts about asylum of satan written by devilinthedetailssite. Spector incurs the devils wrath when his sacrificial virgin proves to be anything but pure. Rosenberg, when he visited chicago, and the thing i remember about him is his great devotion to coleslaw. Aslyum is a british anthology of short horror stories from the same good old folks who gave us torture garden and tales from the crypt. Shot in 1972 asylum of satan was director william girdlers debut movie. I had the opportunity to interview one of the producers, max j. Some movies like look whats happened to rosemarys baby. He would later helm the animal horror flick grizzly, which made quite an impression on me, when i.
How much should directorial intent and fulfillment of that intent affect the rendered opinion. Rubber snakes and rubber spiders work for a rubber devil and try to kill virgins while men run around with mad moustaches and bell bottoms. He kept ordering more and more plates of coleslaw, until he had put away about a. It stars charles kissinger, carla borelli and nick jolley. This, his first film, proves he had a lot to learn, like not to open a horror movie with a country theme, especially one belted by your third lead. Horror, scifi and fantasy asylum of satan 1972 facebook. When an unassuming female pianist has a nervous breakdown, shes sent to the good doctors asylum for treatment. A young woman is brought to an asylum to receive special treatment from a mysterious doctor. Asylum of satan cast starring charles kissinger, beth pearce, sherry steiner, james carroll pickett, claude fulkerson. A man buys a painting depicting witches being burned at the stake, one of whom bears an uncanny resemblance to his wife.
The devil takes a shine to her and spector begins to prepare her to become lucifers mate. After shes involuntarily committed to a reclusive mental institution, pretty lucina borelli slowly begins to realize the place is an asylum run by a maniacal sect of devil. The film was directed by roy ward baker, produced by milton subotsky, and scripted by robert bloch who adapted four of his own short stories for the screenplay. He would later helm the animal horror flick grizzly, which made quite an impression on me, when i watched it on tv as a young boy. Starr, alias max reynolds, anne firbank anna megs, jenkins. Asylum of satan was mostly a pretty mediocre movie, that had a few peaks, but is totally worth a watch, just for that fucking awful satan mask. Asylum of satan 1972 a young woman finds herself trapped in a bizarre mental asylum run by the mysterious dr.
End credits and main theme of asylum of satan 1972 directed by william girdler 1947 1978 who died at the age of 30 while scouting for locations, in a helicopter crash, in the philippines. The asylum of satan was developed as campy secondshow drivein delight and it delivers on all counts. Rutherford, barry morse bruno, barbara parkins bonnie, robert powell dr. Asylum of satan 1972 is an american horror film written and directed by william girdler. At the top of our list of the best horror movies of 1972 are the bld spattered bride 1972, the flesh and bld show 1972, fear in the night 1972, endless night 1972, and blacula 1972. Three on a meathook 1972, nurse sherri 1978, the house of the devil 2009, invasion of the blood farmers 1972, the dead pit 1989. Mar 02, 2017 posts about asylum of satan written by devilinthedetailssite. Review by pat mcgroin the cops are on their way but theyre listening to the shaft soundtrack or something so they arrive at the very ends. Daughters of satan 1972 releases dates, movie score, movie trailer, movie poster, synopsis, and plot. Asylum of satan 1972 releases dates, movie score, movie trailer, movie poster, synopsis, and plot. A beautiful young woman is transferred against her will to an asylum where the patients dress like klansmen and sing hymns to satan. Spector does more than just run the hospital he offers his patients as sacrifices to satan.
The last key 2018 plague 1979 the trick or treat picture show 2019 darkroom 1989 the darkside 1987 ouija house 2018 savage encounter 1980. Filmed entirely on locations in girdlers hometown of louisville, kentucky, the film follows the story of hapless concert pianist lucina martin carla borelli. Movies like asylum of satan 1972 dont hang up 2016 the mansion of madness 1973 office killer 1997 killers delight 1978 insidious. Nurse sherri 1978, ring of darkness 1979, black devil doll from hell 1984, she waits 1972, asylum of satan 1972. There are some spooky moments, but the characters are so awful and irritating that its hard to care. Lee montgomery, joseph campanella, arthur oconnell. Asylum of satan 1972 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Spend seven weeks in a london community where the lunatics literally run the asylum as filmmaker peter robinson and a sparse skeleton crew check in to the radical archway community of. Ghost asylum full movie documentary by ron james duration. Common themescharacters in satanic film include the antichrist, demonic possession, exorcism, and witchcraft. Nov 11, 2016 asylum of satan 1972 mahmoud moveshow. Asylum of satan 1971satan s children 1974 directors. Its hard to argue that asylum is not a bad film, but it maintains a curious sense of non sequitur horror that pokes through the dreck despite firsttime director william girdlers best efforts. Asylum 1972 roy ward baker robert bloch peter cushing smith, britt ekland lucy, herbert lom byron, patrick magee dr. Asylum of satan is a 1971 released 1972 american horror film written and directed by william girdler the manitou. Asylum of satan 1975 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. Wolf 1994 possessed 1983 the wretched 2019 housebound 2014 echoes 1982 cirque du freak. Best movies like look whats happened to rosemarys baby. Asylum also known as house of crazies in subsequent us releases is a 1972 british horror film made by amicus productions. After shes involuntarily committed to a reclusive mental institution, pretty lucina borelli slowly begins to. Junior bonner 1972 full western movie steve mcqueen full movie.
Since asylum of satan 1972 was his first movie im willing to cut it some slack, but its still pretty damned bad. In other words, welcome to asylum of satan, from writerdirector william girdler, who would make three on a meathook on that same year before moving on to abby, grizzly and an untimely death at age 30. Martin, charlotte rampling barbara, sylvia syms ruth, richard todd walter, james villiers george, geoffrey bayldon dr. So besides possessing a little girl in georgetown and stalking the earth as a young boy named damien, what else was the devil up to in the 1970s. A satanic film is a subgenre of horror film, and at times other film genres, that involves the devil as a concept or a character.39 892 986 30 1402 974 991 762 118 1208 1263 761 1130 979 1197 784 173 673 840 484 428 294 1429 89 1287 445 1125 691 1182 1111 1250 1099 357 832 1069