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A bucket of blood [electronic resource] / Alta Vista Productions ; producers, James H. Nicholson, Samuel Z. Arkoff, and Roger Corman ; director, Roger Corman ; screenplay, Charles B. Griffith.

Corman, Roger, 1926- (direction.). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 65 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
With Dick Miller (Walter Paisley), Barboura Morris (Carla), Antony Carbone (Leonard De Santis). Julian Burton (Maxwell H. Brock); Ed Nelson (Art Lacroix); John Brinkley (Will); John Shaner (Oscar); Judy Bamber (Alice); Myrtle Damerel (Mrs. Surchart); Burt Convy (Lou Raby); Jhean Burton (Naolia); Bruno Ve Sota, Lynne Storey.
Summary, etc.:
One of the most well-known films from director Roger Corman, A Bucket of Blood tells the story of Walter Paisley (Dick Miller), a man who, after accidentally killing his landlady's cat and covering the body in plaster to hide the evidence, is acclaimed as a brilliant sculptor. Walter finds himself resorting to the same methods to produce new work, and soon people start mysteriously disappearing. Not wanting to direct another conventional horror flick, Corman and screenwriter Charles B. Griffith came up with the concept for this entertaining black comedy about bad artists and the hypocrisy of the art world at large.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Serial murderers > Drama.
Sculptors > Corrupt practices > Drama.
Beat generation > Drama.
Cafés > Drama.
Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)

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