Night of the Ghouls (1959)
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Night of the Ghouls (which was also known as Revenge of the Dead) was Edward D. Wood Jr.'s first attempt at making a horror film without any contribution, either in a true performance or through the presence of archival footage, from Bela Lugosi, who had died three years earlier. The plot, which was as confusing as most of Wood's scripts, seems to make it a sequel to Bride of the Monster and, to a lesser degree, Plan 9 From Outer Space, incorporating events and characters from both, including
Jan 1, 1959 Wide
May 14, 2002
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Expect yet more of the 'neo-Brechtian panache' (i.e. complete technical incompetence) that secured Wood his rep as the very worst of the worst.
The joys of Night of the Ghouls rest on the laurels of an extremely acquired taste in "bad" movies. Don't say you weren't warned.
As lame as 'Plan 9' and 'Glen or Glenda' but not quite as unintentionally funny.
Without Lugosi, Ed Wood's films don't amount to a lot.
So bad, it's good!
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