Wednesday, March 21, 2012


1982 Cult Classic Slasher Film

Director: Joe Giannone

Writer: Joe Giannone

Cinematography: James Lemmo

Running time: 88 minutes

Country: United States

Tagline: Deep in the woods, lurks a hideous evil... Don't even whisper his name!

Gaylen Ross as Betsy (credited as "Alexis Dubin")
Tony Fish as T.P.
Harriet Bass as Stacy
Seth Jones as Dave
Jan Claire as Ellie
Alexander Murphy, Jr. as Bill
Jimmy Steele as Richie
Carl Fredericks as Max
Michael Sullivan as Dippy
Paul Ehlers as Madman Marz

At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called. 

Awards: None

Paul Ehlers's son Jonathan Ehlers was born during the shooting of the movie. Paul received the news that his wife was in labor while filming a scene in full Madman Marz make-up. Paul went immediately to the hospital and held his newborn son for the first time while still wearing some of his Marz make-up and overalls covered with fake blood. 



3 stars out of 5 stars

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