Welcome to Arrow Beach (1974)

USA, 1974
35mm film, Eastmancolor
mono, English
Reviewed at The

An American horror film directed by Laurence Harvey.

Plot Summary

A young girl meets a Korean War veteran on a California beach and accepts his invitation to stay at his nearby mansion which he shares with his sister. But there are some very strange – and nasty – things going on at the seemingly normal house…


Director: Laurence Harvey
Brut Productions Inc
Producer: Jack Cushingham
Co-Producer: Steven North
Production Manager: Frank Doyle
Unit Manager: Boyd Morgan
Script / Story: Wallace C. Bennett
Adaptation: Jack Gross Jr
Assistant Director: George Templeton
Director of Photography: Gerald Perry Finnerman
2nd Unit Director of Photography: Emil Oster
Camera Operator: Herb Pearl
Gaffer: Norman Glasser
Key Grip: Walter Cripps Jr
Lab: Consolidated Film Industries
Editor: James Potter
Music: Tony Camillo
Song: Bert Keyes, George Barrie, Sammy Cahn (Who Can Tell Us Why)
Song Performed By: Lou Rawls (Who Can Tell Us Why)
Music Editor: John Caper Jr
Sound Mixer: George Maly
Boom Man: Patrick Mitchell
Sound Effects Editor: James Gross
Make Up: George H. Edds
Hair: Delree Todd
Wardrobe Supervisor: Ronald Barry
Titles and Opticals: Consolidated Film Industries
Property Master: Ygnacio Sepulveda
Special Props: Kenig M. Glubin
Script Supervisor: Cleo Anton
Assistant to the Producer: Harry Mackin
Unit Publicist: Dave Davies
Stunts: Craig Banley, Jack Nerbois

Laurence Harvey (Jason Henry)
Joanna Pettet (Grace Henry)
Stuart Whitman (Deputy Rakes)
John Ireland (Sheriff Duke Bingham)
Meg Foster (Robbin Stanley)
Gloria LeRoy (Ginger)
David Macklin (Alex Heath)
Altovise Gore (Deputy Molly)
Elizabeth St. Clair (head nurse)
Robert Lussier (Deputy Lippencott)
Jesse Vint (hot rod driver)
Tony Ballen (Clifford)
John Hart (the doctor)
Andy Romano (Bryant)
Janear Hines (the underground reporter)
Florence Lake (the landlady)
June Hedin (the hostess)
Winston Pruett (Ape)
Peter Irelabd (Dake)

Alternative Titles

And No One Would Believe Her – Dutch title
Arrow Beach – West German title
Arrow Beach: la spiaggia della paura – Italian title
Tender Flesh – re-release title


The Aurum Film Encyclopedia: Horror by Phil Hardy (ed.) pp.286-287
Horror and Science Fiction Films II by Donald C. Willis p.426
by Stephen Thrower p.516 – note
by Walt Lee p.532-533 – credits
Serial Killer Cinema: An Analytical Filmography by Robert Cetti p.499-500