Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell

Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell

Richard Crenna
Director: Curtis Harrington Cast: Richard Crenna
Richard Crenna
, Ike Eisenmann
Ike Eisenmann
, Victor Jory
Victor Jory
Curtis Harrington

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Though not actually a film addressing the evil lure of cream-filled chocolate cakes, this amusingly cheesy made-for-TV opus from director Curtis Harrington pits a relatively normal suburban family against a slavering, demonically-possessed German shepherd whose hunger for human souls far exceeds that of the normal household pet. Although not above resorting to the usual throat-maulings, the satanic psycho-pup's preferred method of attack is to supernaturally cause the deaths of various friends and neighbors, in a style reminiscent of The Omen. Though the gory potential of this scenario is obviously dulled by the TV-movie format, there are enough implied shocks and chills to keep up the pace -- particularly a grueling scene in which Dad finds himself unable to resist the urge to plunge his hand into a spinning lawnmower blade, while the possessed pooch looks on with tongue-wagging glee.

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Product Details

Release Date: 06/08/2021
UPC: 0631595212389
Original Release: 1978
Source: Media Blasters
Sales rank: 9,755

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Richard Crenna Mike Barry
Ike Eisenmann Charlie Barry
Victor Jory Shaman
Ken Kercheval Miles Amory
Yvette Mimieux Betty Barry
Kim Richards Bonnie Barry
Martine Beswicke Red-Haired Lady
R.G. Armstrong Dunworth
Jack Carol Gate Guard
Gertrude Flynn Actor
Jerry Fogel Doctor
Tina Menard Maria
Bill Zuckert Actor
Lou Frizzell George
Bob Navarro Newscaster
Lois Ursoni Mrs. Hadley
Warren Munson Superintendent
Shelley Curtis 1st Cultist
Deborah Karpf 1st Girl
Jan Burrell 2nd Cultist
Kevin McKenzie Joe
Dana Laurita 2nd Girl
James V. Reynolds Policeman
E.A. Sirianni Cultist in Car

Technical Credits
Curtis Harrington Director
William Cruse Art Director
Gerald Finnerman Cinematographer
Artie Kane Score Composer
Elinor Karpf Screenwriter
Stephen Karpf Screenwriter
Donald C. Klune Production Manager
Richard La Motte Costumes/Costume Designer
Hal Landers Executive Producer
Terry Miles Makeup
Lou Morheim Producer
Jerome M. Zeitman Executive Producer

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