Blood Sabbath (1972)

USA, 1972
35mm film, colour
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Brianne Murphy.

Plot Summary

A troubled Vietnam vet discovers a coven of witches on a mountainside in Southern California. The leader of the coven, Queen Alotta, tries to seduce the man but he’s already fallen for a beautiful young witch who lives in a nearby lake…


* = uncredited

Director: Brianne Murphy
Barbet Films
Producer: William A. Bairn, Lisa Fluet
Associate Producer: William Bushnell Jr
Unit Production Manager: Richard Schuyler
Script Supervisor: Jerilyn Scott
Script: William A. Bairn
Director of Photography: Michael Margulies
Camera: Paul Hipp, Michael Chevalier
Assistant Camera: Keith Kelsey
Gaffer: Bob McVay
Stills: Lisa Fluet
Supervising Editor: Hugo Grimaldi
Music: Bax
Title Song: Chuck Cowan
Sound: Art Names
Sound Recordists: Ryder Sound Services Inc
Boom: David Rodgers
Make-up: Gordon Freed, Chuck House
Hair: Eduardo Carrasco
Titles: Westheimer Company
Production Secretary: Gigi Woods

Tony Geary (David)
Susan Damante (Yyalah)
Sam Gilman (Lonzo)
Steve Gravers (the padre)
Dyanne Thorne (Queen Alotta)
Susan Landis, Samra Harvey, Mary Lind, Felice Darvey, Ramona Timberlake, Francesca Pelli, Jane Tsentis, Lynn Harris, Kathie Hilton, Terri Johnson, Jane Swiskay (the witches)
El Prieto Ortega (cantina singer)
Uschi Digard *

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