The American Scream (1988)

USA, 1988
85m
colour
English

An American horror film directed by Mitchell Linden.

Credits

Crew
Director: Mitchell Linden
Genesis HV
Producers: Mitchell Linden, Elliott Siegal, Icek Tenenbaum
Unit Production Manger: Joe Charbanic
Script: Phil Hopper, Mitchell Linden
Assistant Director: Icek Tenenbaum
Director of Photography: Bryan England
Editor: Noreen Zepp
Music: Richard Cox
Sound Recordist: Jay Patterson
Costumes: Debbie Shine
Production Designer: Peggy Gilden Dean
Art Director: Maylon Mizell
Unit Publicist: Amy Kastens

Cast
Pons Maar (Ben Benziger)
Jennifer Darling (Barbara Benziger)
Matt Borlenghi (Brent Benziger)
Brent Borlenghi (Brent Benziger)
Kimberlee Kramer [real name: Riley Weston] (Bridgett Benziger)
Kevin Kaye (Larry)
Jeanne Sapienza (Rosanne)
James Cooper (Sam)
George ‘Buck’ Flower (Ed Simpson)
Bob Bucholz (Will)
Constance Pfeifer (Millie)
Warren Cann (Jake)
Blackie Dammett (pastor)
Edy Williams (stripper)

Press

1988

Variety vol.331 no.4 (18 May 1988) p.48
Everything is definitely tongue-in-cheek, but some of the chills are really freezing. Near the end, the youngsters turn the tables on the natives by going them one better and taking on some ghoulish roles themselves. – from a review by Kell

References

Periodicals

  • Draculina no.14 p.49 – review
  • Variety vol.331 no.4 (18 May 1988) p.48 – credits, review (by Kell)

Books

  • Hoffman’s Guide to SF, Horror and Fantasy Movies 1991-1992 p.22 – credits, review