Bloodthirsty Butchers (film)

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Bloodthirsty Butchers
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Directed by Andy Milligan
Produced by William Mishkin
Written by Andy Milligan
John Borske
Starring Michael Cox
Linda Driver
Jane Helay
Bernard Kaler
Cinematography Andy Milligan
Release dates
  • 1970 (1970)
Country United States

Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970) is a horror film directed by Andy Milligan. It is an adaptation of the notorious story of Sweeney Todd.

Plot[edit]

An updated version of the Sweeney Todd legend, this melodrama tells the tale of a murderous barber, Sweeney Todd, who supplies raw meat for his neighbor, Mrs. Lovett, who runs a pie shop. Amid the resulting carnage is a romantic sub-plot, although the film focuses mainly on the gore.[1]

Cast[edit]

The film stars Annabella Wood as Johanna, Berwick Kaler as Tobias, Jane Helay as Mrs. Lovett, and John Miranda as Sweeney Todd.

Release[edit]

The film premiered on 23 January 1970 and was re-released in a special screening of the Milligan Mania as part of the Cinedelphia Film Festival on 10 April 2015 over Exhumed Films.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Introduction to Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street edited by Robert L. Mack (2007). Oxford University Press: xxxv
  2. ^ “CUB,” Naschy, Milligan, “COMBAT SHOCK” and more at Philadelphia festival/screenings

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