A Bucket of Blood

Roger Corman’s crew of associates must have had some pretty wild times in the 1950’s, scraping around Hollywood and Venice Beach trying to bust into the film business. Perhaps these semi-bohemians stimulated writer Charles Griffith’s cynical humor gland, for the first modern black comedy feature in a horror vein became an amazing low budget ‘sick’ accomplishment for the uniquely creative Corman.

A Bucket of Blood


Olive Films

1959 / B&W / 1:66 widescreen / 66 min. / Street Date May 29, 2018 / available through Olive Films / 14.94

Starring: Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Antony Carbone, Julian Burton, Ed Nelson, John Brinkley, John Herman Shaner, Judy Bamber, Myrtle Damerel, Bert Convy, Jhean Burton, Bruno Ve Soto.

Cinematography: Jacques R. Marquette

Film Editor: Anthony Carras

Art Direction: Daniel Haller

Original Music: Fred Katz

Written by Charles B. Griffith

Produced and Directed by Roger Corman

When queried about his prolific output of science fiction pictures for drive-ins (1954-1960), producer-director

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