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David F. Friedman 1923 – 2011

It is with extreme sadness that we report the passing of David F. Friedman at the age of 87. Friedman had his hands in all kinds of exploitation movies through the sixties and seventies and beyond, but it was his work on the grand low budget slashers he did in the 60s that really made […]

Proto-Slashers #12 – Blood Feast (1963)

Looking at the flicks that paved the way for Halloween and the heyday of slasher movies. “Blood Feast is like a Walt Whitman poem – it’s no good, but it’s the first of its type”. – Blood Feast director Hershell Gordon Lewis Blood Feast is a joy. The world’s first splatter film delivers the goods […]


Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis Writer: A. Louise Downe Starring: Thomas Wood, Mal Arnold, Connie Mason, Lyn Bolton