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Mardi Gras Massacre (1978)

Not Rated | | Horror | 11 August 1978 (USA)
Police try to capture someone who is commiting ritual murders of women during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

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Jack Weis

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Jack Weis
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Cast

Cast overview:
Curt Dawson Curt Dawson ... Detective Sergeant Frank Abraham
Gwen Arment Gwen Arment ... Sherry
William Metzo William Metzo ... John (as Bill Metzo)
Laura Misch Owens Laura Misch Owens ... Shirley Anderson (as Laura Misch)
Cathryn Lacey Cathryn Lacey ... Dancer with Monk
Nancy Dancer Nancy Dancer ... 19-y-o Dancer
Butch Benit Butch Benit ... Sam the Barman
Wayne Mack Wayne Mack ... Police Captain
Ronald Tanet Ronald Tanet ... Detective Sergeant Mayer
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Storyline

Police try to capture someone who is commiting ritual murders of women during Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

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Name: Nancy Dancer. Measurements: 38/24/36. Born: Gary, Ind. 12/21/58. Died: N.O, LA. 2/13/78. ... and that was only the Beginning. See more »

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Emisario del Terror See more »

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Shot in six weeks. See more »

Quotes

John: Good evening, ladies. I'm new in the city, and I'm looking for something... different!
Sherry: Well, if you've gor the money, you can buy anything you want; of all sizes, colors if the price is right.
John: Well, as I said, I'm looking for something... special, and I'm very willing to pay for it.
[shows a wad of bills]
Amer: Hum! For that kind of money, you may buy anything you want.
John: Tell me... Out of all the ladies in this bar tonight, who do you think is the most... evil?
Sherry: Evil?
[pause, looking round]
Sherry: The most evil...
[...]
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Alternate Versions

Is available on a Region-Free DVD in the USA, released by 'Videoscreen'. This is the full uncut version See more »


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Cosmic Wind
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Performed by The Mike Theodore Orchestra
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This one brings back memories
24 October 2004 | by HwrightcaSee all my reviews

OK there are many movies that remain on my fave list

The Thing with two heads, The twisted brain, The Werewolf of washington, Invasion of the star creatures, Montague AND............Mardi Gras Massacre!

You have all stated the obvious and i concur but 2 moments are just classic : I LOVE his costume! Why does he need to expose his rear end? I have to laugh at how it is cut out in the back to show off his bum! LOL and the second big laugh...when he takes the hooker home and he gives her wine and she does that little dance....it like cuts to her sitting down all of a sudden and the camera is on her for like a full minute with no talking. then all of a sudden she pipes up " hey! you paid your money. What are you waiting fer?" She had this baaaad okie accent to boot!

A great movie in its own right. 2 snaps


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