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Mad Doctor of Blood Island (1968)

A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.

Directors:

Gerardo de Leon (as Gerry DeLeon), Eddie Romero

Writer:

Reuben Canoy (as Ruben Canoy)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Ashley ... Dr. Bill Foster
Angelique Pettyjohn ... Sheila Willard
Ronald Remy ... Dr.Lorca
Alicia Alonzo ... Marla
Ronaldo Valdez ... Carlos Lopez
Tita Muñoz Tita Muñoz ... Mrs. Lopez
Tony Edmunds Tony Edmunds ... Willard
Alfonso Carvajal Alfonso Carvajal ... Ramu
Bruno Punzalan Bruno Punzalan ... Razak
Edward D. Murphy Edward D. Murphy ... Captain (as Edward Murphy)
Johnny Long Johnny Long
Paquito Salcedo Paquito Salcedo
Felisa Salcedo Felisa Salcedo
Quiel Mendoza Quiel Mendoza
Ricardo Hipólito Ricardo Hipólito
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Storyline

A man who loves to travel, travels to an island where a mad doctor is creating zombies.

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Certificate:

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Country:

Philippines | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1969 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Mad Doctor of Blood Island See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Budget:

$125,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Hemisphere Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Brother Theodore narrates the U.S. theatrical trailer for this film. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Bill Foster: I, a living, breathing creature of the cosmic entity, am now ready to enter the realm of those chosen to be allowed to drink of the Mystic Emerald fluids herein offered. I join the Order of Green Blood with an open mind and through this liquid's powers am now prepared to safely view the unnatural green-blooded ones without fear of contamination. Now, drink your sample of green blood and it is guaranteed that you can never turn into a green-blooded monster.
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Alternate Versions

The 2003 UK Cinema Club DVD was cut by 42 secs by the BBFC and removes all footage of goats and pigs being stabbed. See more »

Connections

Followed by Beast of Blood (1970) See more »

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I will not give up the work of a lifetime simply because you think I'm mad.
19 July 2009 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

The second film in the Blood Island Trilogy, this movie has nothing to do with the first. But, it does feature John Ashley, was directed by Gerardo de Leon and Eddie Romero, and was shot in the Philippines, so it does have something to do with it, after all.

Ashley did managed to give up his Peace Corps job and become a doctor. he brings along Sheila Willard (Angelique Pettyjohn) to find her father (Tony Edmunds).

Trekkies might remember Pettyjohn from the The Gamesters of Triskelion episode of "Star Trek". Others may have seen her in films such as Stalag 69.

At the same time, Carlos Lopez (Ronaldo Valdez) is trying to convince his mother (Tita Muñoz) to leave the island. She works with the strange Dr. Lorca (Ronald Remy).

Now, this movie did start with a naked native girls running away from a hideous monster, so we can expect it to be a gore and sexploitation adventure.

And, it features just about the most repulsive monster I have ever seen.

It was, however, a disappointment in the sexploitation arena, and the gore wasn't too terribly excessive. Just crazy fun for drive-in movie lovers.


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