Attack of the Giant Leeches

Attack of the Giant Leeches

Ken Clark
Director: Bernard Kowalski Cast: Ken Clark
Ken Clark
, Yvette Vickers
Yvette Vickers
, Jan Shepard
Jan Shepard
Bernard Kowalski

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Overview

The hysterical drive-in favorite Attack of the Giant Leeches pits a community of swamp-dwelling yokels against the silliest-looking monsters since the shag-rug aliens of The Creeping Terror. Despite the strange sucker-marks found on a dead trapper's blood-drained body, and a man's story of seeing his unfaithful wife and her lover dragged into the swamp by the creatures, the police refuse to acknowledge that something freaky is going on. Only after more trappers disappear does the local game warden decide to take action, which he does with a vengeance. When the leech lair is discovered in a cave beneath the swamp, explosives are employed to blow them to little rubber bits. It's hard to be too critical of this early film from prolific TV-director Bernard L. Kowalski (Night of the Blood Beast), since executive producer Roger Corman allocated a budget for this production that would hardly cover the catering bill on a major studio film -- even in 1960! Look carefully to spot the scuba tanks beneath the leech costumes.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/09/2015
UPC: 0644827231928
Original Release: 1959
Source: Reel Vault
Sales rank: 48,025

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ken Clark Steve Benton
Yvette Vickers Liz Walker
Jan Shepard Nan Greyson
Michael Emmet Cal Moulton
Tyler McVey Doc Greyson
Bruno Ve Sota Dave Walker
Gene Roth Sheriff Kovis
Dan White Slim Reed
George Cisar Lem Sawyer

Technical Credits
Bernard Kowalski Director
Jack Bohrer Production Manager
Roger Corman Executive Producer
Gene Corman Producer
Leo Gordon Screenwriter
Daniel Haller Art Director
Alexander Laszlo Score Composer
Carlos Lodato Editor
John M. Nickolaus Cinematographer
Al Overton Sound/Sound Designer

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