Bummer (1973)

35mm film, colour, 1.33:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by William Allen Castleman.

Plot Summary

A sacked rock bassist goes on a rape and murder rampage.


Directed by: William Allen Castleman
Apex Attractions
Produced by: David F. Friedman, William Allen Castleman
Written by: Alvin L. Fast
Director of Photography: Gary Graver
Editor: Almon R. Teeter
Music by: William Loose
Sound Recording:Sam Kopetsky
Costume Designer:
Hair Stylist:
Visual Effects:
Production Designer:

Dennis Burkley (Butts)
Kipp Whitman (Duke)
David Buchanan (Gary)
David Ankrum (Mike)
Connie Strickland (Barbara)
Carol Speed (Janyce)
Diane Lee Hart (Dolly)
Leslie Mcray (Morrie)
Cecil Reddick (Harley)
Jay Adler (Sid Rosen)
Carl Craig (Jacques Le Monde)
Ernie Dominy (Barbara's father)
Janet Comerford (Barbara's mother)
Heather Collins (topless waitress)
Mary Tait Monahan (Butts' mother)
Mike Whener (club manager)
Vyke Taylor, Chuck Fair (deputies)
Herb Eden (desk deputy)
Robert William Cresse (sergeant)
David F. Friedman (lieutenant)

Alternative Titles

Bummer: A Far Out Trip Through a Hard Rock Tunnel
The Sadist


The Hollywood Reporter vol.225 no.2 9 Feb 1973) p.16 – credits
Monthly Film Bulletin vol.42 n497 June 1975) p.130 – credits, synopsis, review