J.D.’s Revenge (1976)

USA,
95m
colour, 1.85:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Arthur Marks.

Plot Summary

In New Orleans, a young black law student is possessed by the vengeful spirit a murdered 1940's gangster who is looking for on the people who killed him and his sister.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Arthur Marks
© MCMLXXVI [1976] American International Pictures, Inc.
American International [logo]. An Arthur Marks film. An American International release
Executive in Charge of Production: Charles Stroud
Produced by: Arthur Marks
Associate Producer: Robert E. Schultz
Written by: Jaison Starkes
Director of Photography: Harry May
Film Editor: George Folsey Jr
Music by: Robert Prince
[Sound] Mixer: George Malley
Wardrobe: Michael Termini
Makeup: Robert Norin
Special Effects: Roy Downey
Casting: Betty Martin

Cast
Glynn Turman (Isaac)
Lou Gossett (Reverend Elija Bliss)
Joan Pringle (Christella)
Carl Crudup (Tony)
James Louis Watkins (Carl)
Fred Pinkard (Theotis Bliss)
Jo Anne Meredith (Sara Divine)
Alice Jubert (Roberta Bliss/Betty Jo)
David McKnight (J.D. Walker)
Stephanie Faulkner (Phyllis)
Fuddle Bagley (Enoch Land)
Earl Billings (Captain Turner)
Paul Galloway (garage man)
Barbara Tasker (Sheryl)
Tom Alden (Higgins)
Melvin Bijou Jr (football player)
Blue Lu Barker (bar keep)
Joseph Collins (proprietor)
Fred Ford (doctor)
Chauncey Leon Gilbert (football player)

Alternative Titles

The Reincarnation of J.D. Walker – working title

Extracts included in
The 50 Worst Movies Ever Made (2004)

References

Periodicals
Video Week 20 June 1988 p.36 – review

Books
American International Pictures: A Filmography by Robert L. Ottoson pp.288-289 – credits, synopsis, review
The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.314 – credits, review
Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis 201-202 – credits