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The Creeping Flesh (1973)

PG 02/12/1973 (US) HorrorScience Fiction 1h 32m

A terrifying journey through the nightmare worlds of evil, insanity and terrible revenge.


A scientist comes to believe that evil is a disease of the blood and that the flesh of a skeleton he has brought back from New Guinea contains it in a pure form. Convinced that his wife, a Folies Bergere dancer who went insane, manifested this evil he is terrified that it will be passed on to their daughter. He tries to use the skeleton's blood to immunise her against this eventuality, but his attempt has anything but the desired result.

  1. Freddie Francis


  2. Jonathan Rumbold


  3. Peter Spenceley


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  1. Peter Cushing

    Peter Cushing

    Emmanuel Hildern

  2. Lorna Heilbron

    Lorna Heilbron

    Penelope Hildern

  3. Christopher Lee

    Christopher Lee

    James Hildern

  4. George Benson

    George Benson


  5. Catherine Finn


  6. Hedger Wallace

    Hedger Wallace

    Doctor Perry

  7. Duncan Lamont

    Duncan Lamont


  8. Kenneth J. Warren

    Kenneth J. Warren

    Charles Lenny

  9. Larry Taylor

    Larry Taylor

    Chief Asylum Warder

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The Creeping Flesh
The Creeping Flesh

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Original Language English

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