Drive In Massacre (1976)

35mm film, colour, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Stu Segall.

Plot Summary

A serial killer haunts a rural California drive-in, murdering the patrons with a sword.


Directed by: Stu Segall
© MCMLXxVI [1976] by S.A.M. Productions, Inc.
S.A.M. Productions, Inc. presents
Executive Producer: Rochelle Gail Weisberg
Produced by: Stu Segall
Screenplay by: John Goff and Buck Flowers
From an Original Idea by: Godfrey Daniels
Director of Photography: Kenneth Lloyd Gibb
Film Editor: T. Howard Chapman
Music: Lon John Productions
Sound Mixer: Neil Rozensky
Make-up: The Duke of Disguise [real name: Ray Sebastian]

Jake Barnes
Adam Lawrence
Douglas Gudbye as Germy
Verkina Flowers
Newton Naushaus [real name: Robert E. Pearson] as Austin
Catherine Barkley as Kathy
Norman Sherlock [real name: Norman Sheridan] as Orville
Frank Hollowell [real name: John Alderman] as Jim
Valdesta [real name: Jacqueline Giroux] as Arlene
Michael Alden [real name: Bruce Kimball] ( Det. John Koch)
Marty Gatsby [real name: Martin Gatsby] (David)
Patricia James [real name: Sandy Carey] (Lori)
Tiffany Jones [real name: Janus Blythe] (Alan's girl)
Myron Griffith (Alan)

Alternative Titles

Drive-In Killer: Massaker im Autokino – West German (video)
Drive-In Massacre – USA (DVD)
To makeleio – Greece (DVD)
Masacre en el autocine – Spain

Extracts included in
Celluloid Bloodbath: More Prevues from Hell (2012)
Filmgore (1983)
Gore and More! (2005)



  • Horror and Science Fiction Films III by Donald C. Willis p.84
  • Horrorshows: The A-Z of Horror in Film, TV, Radio and Theatre by Gene Wright p.242 – credits, review
  • Nightmare USA by Stephen Thrower p.516 – note
  • Twisted Visions: Interviews with Cult Horror Filmmakers by Matthew Edwards pp.54-62