The Hidan of Maukbeiangjow (1973)

USA, 1973
93m
35mm film, colour
mono, English
Reviewed at The EOFFTV Review

An American science fiction film directed by Lee Jones.

Premise

Kaspar, a junior agent of a government agency who is teamed up with the more experience Sam Trowel. They’re assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearances of several young woman and prepare to despatch fellow agent Ruthie as bait. The kidnappers are working for the mysterious Aph, an alien guru who leads a rural cult who is planning to transfer the consciousnesses of his fellow aliens into the brainwashed women.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Lee Jones
© [not given on screen]
An L&L Company-Atlantis production
Produced by: Phineas T. Pinkham [real name: Don Elkins], Lee Jones
Screenplay: Phineas T. Pinkham [real name: Don Elkins], Carla Rueckert
Director of Photography: Lee Jones
Film Editor: Bub Asman
Music Composed and Performed by: James Dewitt
Sound Recordr: John Asman
Hairdresser: Joyce Cook
Special Effects: James Barnhouse

Cast
Elizabeth Rush (Prudence)
Ele Grigsby (Kaspar)
David Roster (Freddy)
Paul Lenzi (Freddy Jr)
Charles Rubin (Aph)
Hugh Smith (Sam Trowel Utaya II)
Harlo Cayse (Noname)
Ellen Tripp [real name: Carla Rueckert] (Ruthie)
Ruth Horn (Bunny)
Pepper Thurston (big girl)
Dodd Harris III (henchman)
McCain Jeeves (Utaya I)
Paul Urbahns (motorcyclist)
Barbara Jones (motel maid)
James DeWitt (motorcyclist)
Lee Boylan (Higgie)
Harold Thom (Bicycle Bob)
James Rueckert (zombie)

Alternative Titles

Invasion of the Girl Snatchers – USA (video)
De levende døde – Norway
女体収集エイリアン – Japan

Extracts included in
Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 2 (1996)

See also
Mission: Impossible (1966-1973)

References

Books

  • Horror and Science Fiction Films IV by Donald C. Willis p.256