Two Thousand Maniacs!

Two Thousand Maniacs!

Jeffrey Allen
Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis Cast: Jeffrey Allen
Jeffrey Allen
, Gary Bakeman
Gary Bakeman
, Linda Cochran
Linda Cochran
Herschell Gordon Lewis

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Overview

Drive-in gore king Herschell Gordon Lewis reached a creative peak with this darkly comic slaughterfest about six vacationing Yanks who fall victim to the cheerfully violent Southern hospitality of Pleasant Valley. Made the guests of honor in the town's centennial celebration, the hapless visitors soon discover that the obligations of their title include being used for the locals' bloody amusements -- which include being rolled downhill in a barrel full of sharp spikes and strapped down beneath a boulder for a hideous variation on the dunking booth -- and eventually ending up on the spit for the evening's barbecue. It turns out the bloodthirsty rednecks have come back from the dead after 100 years to exact symbolic revenge for the slaughter of the entire town by the Union Army. Filming on a shoestring in St. Cloud, FL, Lewis even contributed his talents to some of the songs (credited to the Pleasant Valley Boys), including "Rebel Yell" (not to be confused with the Billy Idol tune) and a rousing rendition of "Rollin' in My Sweet Baby's Arms," which accompanies a shot of a severed arm rotating on a barbecue spit.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/15/2018
UPC: 0760137123187
Original Release: 1964
Source: Arrow Video
Time: 1:23:00
Sales rank: 26,134

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jeffrey Allen Mayor Buckman
Gary Bakeman Rufe
Linda Cochran Betsy
Mark Douglas Harper
Jerome Eden John Miller
Yvonne Gilbert Beverly Wells
Michael Korb David Wells
Shelby Livingston Bea Miller
Connie Mason Terry Adams
Bennie Moore Lester
Vincent Santo Billy
Andy Wilson Policeman
Thomas Wood Tom White

Technical Credits
Herschell Gordon Lewis Director,Score Composer,Cinematographer,Screenwriter,Special Effects
David F. Friedman Producer,Production Designer
Chuck Scott Musical Direction/Supervision
Robert Sinise Editor
Larry Wellington Score Composer

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