Nurse Sherri (1977)

35mm film, Eastmancolor
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Al Adamson.

Plot Summary

Just as he's about to die, the soul of a professor of ends up in the body of Nurse Sherri and she then goes on a murderous rampage.


Directed by: Al Adamson
© MCMLXXVII [1977] Independent-International Pictures Corp.
Independent-International Pictures Corp. presents
Produced by: Mark Sherwood
Written by: Michael Bockman & Gregg Tittinger
Based on an Idea by: Al Adamson
Assistant Director: Adam Roberts
Script [Supervisor]: Michael Bockman
Director of Photography: Roger Michaels
Gaffer: Romy Roa
Key Grip: Robbie McLure
Stills: Hedy Dietz
Edited by: Michael Bockman & Greg Tittinger
Assistant Editor: Jan Holling
Post Production Supervisor: Steven Jacobson
Sound: Robert Dietz
Makeup: Tom Schwartz
Hair: Beth Rogers
Special Visual Effects & Title Design by: Bob Lebar
Sets: Joe Arrowsmith
Art Design: Ann McDonald
Production Assistant: Andrew Lamy

Geoffrey Land (Peter Desmond)
Jill Jacobson (Sherri Martin)
Marilyn Joi (Tara Williams)
Mary Kay Pass (Beth Dillon)
Prentiss Moulden (Marcus Washington)
Bill Roy (Reanhauer)
Erwin Fuller (Charlie)
Clayton Foster (Dr Nelson)
Caryl Briscoe (Nurse Gordon)
Jack Barnes (Dr Andrews)
J.C. Wells (Stevens)

Alternative Titles

Beyond the Living
Black Voodoo
Hands of Death
Hospital of Terror
Killer's Curse
The of Nurse Sherri
– USA (video)
Terror Hospital



  • Celebrity Skin no.117 (June 2003) p.5 (USA) – article (by Tivoli Fox)
  • Sight and Sound vol.30 no.8 (October 2020) p.84 – review (Home cinema: Al Adamson: The Masterpiece Collection by Kim Newman)
  • Video Watchdog no.54 (1999) p.6 – note (Retitlings)


  • The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) p.323
  • Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.288
  • Nightmare USA by Stephen Thrower pp.487; 517 – illustrated credits, review; note
  • Schlock-o-rama: The Films of Al Adamson by David Konow pp.133-135 – illustrated note
  • The World of Fantasy Films by Richard Myers p.23