Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things ★★½ Revenge of the Living Dead 1972
A band of foolhardy hippie filmmakers on an island cemetary skimp on special effects by using witchcraft to revive the dead. The plan works. Soon the crew has an island full of hungry ghouls to contend with. Film strives for yucks, frequently succeeds. A late night fave, sporting some excellent dead rising from their grave scenes as well as a selection of groovy fashions. Screenwriter/star Orms-by went on to write the remake of “Cat People,” while director Clark would eventually helm “Porky's.” 85m/C VHS, DVD . Alan Ormsby, Valerie Mamches, Jeff Gillen, Anya Ormsby, Paul Cronin, Jane Daly, Roy Engelman, Robert Philip, Bruce Solomon, Alecs Baird, Seth Sklarey; D: Bob (Benjamin) Clark; W: Bob (Benjamin) Clark, Alan Ormsby; C: Jack McGowan; M: Carl Zittrer.