[18][19], Hellman claimed to have received 2% of the profits – which he said came to $400 over the next five years. We managed to get it [working]; the sound was a little bit off-speed but we were able to correct it. They enlist the aid of a local ski instructor, Gil Jackson, and plan to use him as a guide out of the territory after the robbery.

With Michael Forest, Sheila Noonan, Frank Wolff, Wally Campo. While shooting scenes in the cave that required the actors to use guns, the sounds reverberating from the fired ammunition would sometimes cause parts of the cave's ceiling to break off, which made some of the cast and crew members nervous while working on location. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Gil is initially unaware of their plans, but he becomes suspicious when he hears reports of the robbery on the radio and discovers that they're carrying handguns.

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This film details the plot of a group of gold-robbers who unwittingly run into trouble when they become stalked by a strange spider-like beast while hiding out from the police in the woods.This film is Slow..very slow..too slow for most people to stick with till the end and that's a shame as the ending has a surprisingly effective climatic showdown with the monster which is certainly entertaining.

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All but two of them would have been better off facing the South Dakota elements.

Not of the creature's body can be seen, but it is known that it possesses long hair, numerous tentacles or legs, and the ability to shoot webbing.

Once I made my first film I considered myself a film-maker. The Haunted Cave Beast is the main antagonist of the 1959 American horror film Beast from Haunted Cave. Type The head of a major cosmetics company experiments on herself with a youth formula made from royal jelly extracted from wasps, but the formula's side effects have deadly consequences. [12][25], "I had fun, I was autonomous, and Corman didn’t care what I shot", Hellman says. The Beast from Haunted Cave was a member of an as-of-yet unidentified species of web-spinning predator living in a seaside cave where it kidnapped humans to drink their blood.

Teenagers from a rural community and their high school science teacher join forces to battle a giant mutant spider. In order to create the creature's skeletal form, Robinson added aluminum stripping to a plywood base, then covered the frame with chicken wire before wrapping it in sheets and muslin. Alpha Video would re-release the film twice in 2003 as a part of multi-feature film packs. A group of criminals, led by the ruthless Alexander Ward, hatch a plan to steal gold bars from a bank vault in Deadwood, South Dakota. The film was released as a double feature with The Wasp Woman (1959). I had to do it on my own. Les Adams . "[7], Hellman says "it wasn’t fun to make at all. They reach the cabin without incident but, once there, a violent snowstorm delays the plane's arrival. Madacy would later re-release the film in 2004 as a part of another multi-feature pack. There's some decent thoughtful dialogue in this movie as well. (1959).

Over the next several years, the film was re-released several times by different distributors until its final release as a part of a three-disk multi-feature film pack by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment on September 1, 2015. I don't know how it happened That [10], The film's cast was mostly composed of Corman regulars Wolff, Campo, Forest, Sinatra (cousin to famous actor and singer Frank Sinatra) and Noonan. The creature's fangs and teeth were also constructed with aluminum wire. A giant lizard terrorizes a rural Texas community and a heroic teenager attempts to destroy the creature. But they had used an explosion in a cave to serve as a distraction during the heist, and this explosion had irritated the big spider that lived there and, sure enough, all hands have to seek refuge in the cave from the fury of the storm. https://movie-monster.fandom.com/wiki/Haunted_Cave_Beast?oldid=1375. Movie Monster Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community.

He kept making Key Largo just different versions of it. [15] He added, "Fools plunge in .. . Eventually, however, they become convinced of the beast's reality when they see it attack Marty's other henchman, Byron. It's also shown to venture outside the cave in order to hunt for prey on the hillsides. The Haunted Cave Beast possesses the following powers and abilities: The monster is killed after being shot with a flare gun and set on fire. Although Marty, accompanied by local barmaid Natalie, succeeds in setting off the explosion, he encounters a beast in the mine. In this case he added a monster to it."[6]. Gil and Gypsy take off back to town together. I just did it, and I probably made more mistakes than the average person who makes a first film. Gene Corman considered a mind in Lead, South Dakota, then found a disused mine in Deadwood. Gil and Gypsy are left to watch as the monster burns to death.

threatening to break loose all the time. [23] Leonard Maltin awarded the film a mixed 2 out of 4 stars, calling it a remake of Naked Paradise with a monster added in. [11], Other problems arose while filming in the mine, as the air became very stale to the point where the crew had to pump air into the cave; the problem was never completely solved due to improper equipment. Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!

"[1], On March 20, 2001, Beast from Haunted Cave was released for the first time on DVD by Madacy as a part of its "Killer Creatures" double-feature pack alongside The Brain That Wouldn't Die. Title: But they had used an explosion in a cave to serve as a distraction during the heist, and this explosion had irritated the big spider that lived there and, sure enough, all hands have to seek refuge in the cave from the fury of the storm. In 2002, a "Special Extended Version" of the film was released by Synapse Video on March 26, followed by an additional release from Alpha Video on October 22. It was unbelievably cold and snowed all the time.

[20], In a contemporary review, the Monthly Film Bulletin noted that despite being "substantially dissimilar to most monster pieces", the film had "few positive virtues". Beast from Haunted Cave (1959) The unit was based at the Ben Franklin Hotel. Ward don't care, as he plans to kill Jackson after they have no further use of him. A gang of thieves visit a ski resort to plan a heist. [8], "They literally spent two dollars at the dime store", said Hellman. Edit. Marty's "secretary" Gypsy is taken with the young Gil and tells him that Marty plans to kill him once the plane arrives. He shot extra scenes for Beast from Haunted Cave, Creature from the Haunted Sea, Last Woman on Earth and Ski Troop Attack. For even more, visit our Family Entertainment Guide. Filmed in South Dakota at the same time as Ski Troop Attack, it tells the story of bank robbers fleeing in the snow who run afoul of a giant spider-like monster that feeds on humans. But the picture had a whole new look. Film Producer Gene Corman, Brother of Roger Corman, Dies at 93, Trailers from Hell: Roger Corman Talks Chilly Details of Making His Indie War Film 'Ski Troop Attack', It Came From 1980x: Better Watch Out… Actually You Better Not Watch. [17], The film was released through Filmgroup on a double bill with The Wasp Woman. "[16], A sequel for the film was planned, which would have resolved the fate of the surviving characters, but it was soon canceled, resulting in the film's open ending. Looking for some great streaming picks? Written by [7], To amortize costs, Roger Corman produced another film, Ski Troop Attack at the same time on the same location, utilising the same screenwriter and lead actors. "[11], Shooting took 13 days. [21], Time Out gave the film a negative review, calling it "routine" with "nothing to distinguish it from any other grade Z horror pic of the '50s". View production, box office, & company info.

The film was re-released on four separate occasions by Platinum Disc in 2005 for various multi-feature film packs, with its final release on September 13 distributed by Genius Entertainment.

The creature's head was fashioned out of quarter-inch aluminum wire, which was then encased in steel wire and wrapped in muslin. Movie Information Size Ward sends one of his henchmen, Marty Jones, to set an explosion in a nearby gold mine; the detonation will act as a diversion for their heist.

A teenage couple accidentally awakens an alien after hitting it with their car. Ward don't care, as he plans to kill Jackson after they have no further use of him.

[24], Three years later, Roger Corman asked Hellman to four pictures for TV; they had been a little over 60 minutes and he needed them to be 80 minutes for a sale to Allied Artists’ TV.