Moonchild (1972)

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

An American horror film directed by Alan Gadney.

Plot Summary

A young artist's soul is fought over by the strange resident of a remote inn.


Directed by: Alan Gadney
© MCMLXXII [1972] by Alexander Gadney & Alston Inc.
Executive Producer: Donald G. Wizeman Jr
Associate Executive Producer: John Mansfield
Produced by: Dick Alexander
Associate Producer: James Sund
Written by: Alan Gadney
Flash-backs Conceived by: Jack H. Conrad
Director of Photography: Emmett Alston
Edited by: Jack H. Conrad
Music Composed by: Pat Williams [real name: Patrick Williams], Bill Byers [real name: Billy Byers]
Sound Recordist: Ken Robinson
Costume Design and Make-up: Jane Alexander
Art Direction: Richard Tamburino

Victor Buono (maitre d')
John Carradine (Mr Walker)
William Challee (alchemist)
Janet Landgard (girl)
Pat Renella (manager)
Mark Travis (student)
Frank Corsentino (homunculus)
Marie Denn (maid)
Jack H. Conrad (driver)
Robert Randles (heretic)
Andrew Chiaramonte (red monk)
George Parrish (purple monk)

Alternative Titles

Full Moon – working title
Im Jenseits ist die Hölle los! – Germany
The Incubus Ritual – working title
Ksiezycowe dziecko – Poland
Moonchild, il figlio della luna – Italy
Ο δαιμονισμένος – Greece



  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis 261 – credits
  • John Carradine: The Films by Tom Weaver pp.309-310 – illustrated credits, article
  • by Walt Lee p.314 – credits