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Schlock is a american film of genre Science fiction directed by John Landis released in USA on 1 march 1973 with John Landis

Schlock (1973)

Schlock
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Released in USA 1 march 1973
Length 1h20
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Science fiction,    Comedy,    Horror comedy,    Horror
Rating57% 2.85732.85732.85732.85732.8573

Schlock is a 1973 low-budget comedy horror film, written, directed by and starring filmmaker John Landis.

Synopsis

Schlock is a prehistoric apeman who falls in love with a teenage blind beauty and terrorizes her Southern California suburb. Schlock is no ordinary simian as he possesses some very unusual skills. Among other things, he plays the piano and gives TV interviews. In this spoof of early monster movies and missing-link science fiction films, John Landis pays homage to the monster movies of the past with irreverent humor and wacky hijinks.

Actors

John Landis

(Schlock)
John Chambers

(National Guard Captain)
Forrest J Ackerman

(Man in cinema)
Donald F. Glut

(Movie patron)
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