Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)

35mm film, Technicolor, 1.37:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by Andy Milligan.

Plot Summary

A psychopathic barber and his deranged baker neighbour use human bodies to make pies.


Directed by: Andy Milligan
Technical Director: Susan Heard
© MCMLXX [1970] Constitution Films Inc.
A Constitution Films, Inc. production
Executive Producers:
Produced by: William Mishkin
Screenplay by: John Borske, Andy Milligan
Photographed by: Andy Milligan
Editor: Gerald Jackson
Sound: William Barrel
Costumes: Raffiné
Make-up: Walter Terry
Special Effects: Marcia Neilson
Settings: James Fox
Art Director: Elaine

John Miranda
Annabella Wood
Berwick Kaler (the “head” butcher)
Jane Hilary
Michael Cox
Linda Driver
William Barrel
Jonathan Holt
Susan Cassidy
David Pike
Frank Echols
Ann Arrow
Shirley Ashdown
Dickson Bain
George Barry

Alternative Titles

The Blood Butcher – advertising title
Macellai – Italian title



  • Sight & Sound vol.14 no.4 (April 2004) p.75 – DVD review (Nozone: cheap and nasty by Tim Lucas)


  • Chopped Meat: British Horror of the 1970s by Darrell Buxton p.unpaginated – note
  • Chopped Meat: British Horror of the 1970s by Eric McNaughton and Darrell Buxton (eds.) p.17 – illustrated review (by David Dent)
  • Nightmare USA by Stephen Thrower p.516 – note
  • by Walt Lee p.42 – credits