The Centerfold Girls (1974)

35mm film, colour, 1.66:1
mono, English

An American horror film directed by John Peyser.

Plot Summary

A religious maniac “punishes” women who have posed for the centerfold of a men's magazine by murdering them.


Directed by: John Peyser
© MCMLXXIV [1974] by Centrefold Ltd. Productions
General Film Corporation presents
Executive Producer: William Silberkleit
Producer: Charles Stroud
Screenplay by: Robert Peete
Original Story: Arthur Marks
Director of Photography: Robert Maxwell
Film Editor: Richard Greer
Music Composed and Conducted by: Mark Wolin
Sound Mixer: John R. Peyser
Makeup: Chuck House

Andrew Prine (Clement Dunne)
Tiffany Bolling (Vera)
Aldo Ray (Ed Walker)
Ray Danton (Perry)
Francine York (Melissa)
Jaime Lyn Bauer (Jackie Carol)
Jeremy Slate (Lieutenant Garrett)
Mike Mazurki as the caretaker
Jennifer Ashley (Charly)
John Denos (Sam)
Kitty Carl (Sandi)
Dennis Olivieri (Tim)
Ruthy Ross (Glory)
Janet Wood (Linda)
Teda Bracci (Rita)
Charlie (Miss January)
Talie Cochrane (Donna)
Anneka De Lorenzo (Pam)
Jaki Dunn (nurse)
John Hart (sheriff)

Alternative Titles

Blodig jagt – Denmark
Las chicas de la página central – Spain
Girl Hunter – Norway
Der Rasiermesser-Killer – West Germany
O Sadistis dolofonos me to xyrafi – Greece
Troppo nude per vivere – Italy
El verdugo de las chicas del calendario – Mexican title
Verinen metsästys – Finland

Extracts included in
42nd Street Forever, Volume 1 (2005)
42nd Street Forever: Blu-ray Edition (2012)
American Grindhouse (2009)
Arthur's Kids: A Conversation with Arthur Marks (2010)
Making the Cut: A Look Back at the Centerfold Girls (2009)
A Touch of Tiffany (2015)
Twisted Sex Vol. 6 (no date)



  • Nightmare USA by Stephen Thrower pp.105-110; 516 – illustrated interview with John Peyser, credits, review (The Fiend from Prime-Time)