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Bill Rebane is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Producer, Director of Photography, Editor, Production Design, Original Music Composer and Cinematography American born on 8 february 1937 at Riga (Lettonie)

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Birth name Ito Rebane
Nationality USA
Birth 8 february 1937 (85 years) at Riga (Lettonie)

Baron Bill Rebane (born February 8, 1937) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for low budget horror movies such as Twist Craze and The Giant Spider Invasion. Rebane also ran for the governor of Wisconsin in 1979 and 2002 as the American Reform Party candidate.

Biography

Rebane came to the United States from Estonia in 1952 at age 15. His mother was Latvian and his father, Arnold Rebane, was Estonian.

He attended school in post-war Germany as a child, becoming conversant in four languages: Estonian, Latvian, German and Russian. By watching American cinema, he was able to master English. He attended the Art Institute of Chicago/Goodman Theatre, majoring in drama.

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Filmography of Bill Rebane (10 films)

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Actor

Monster a Go-Go, 1h10
Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis, Bill Rebane
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors June Travis, Henry Hite, Margo, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Bill Rebane
Roles Narrator / Boy at Dance
Rating17% 0.853710.853710.853710.853710.85371
The plot concerns an American astronaut, Frank Douglas, who mysteriously disappears from his spacecraft as it parachutes to Earth. The vanished astronaut is apparently replaced by or turned into a large, radioactive humanoid monster. A team of scientists and military men attempt to capture the monster – and at one point succeed, only to have him escape again. Neither the capture nor the escape are ever shown, and are simply mentioned by the narrator.

Director

Blood Harvest
Directed by Bill Rebane
Genres Horror, Slasher
Actors Peter Krause
Rating45% 2.2571552.2571552.2571552.2571552.257155
The Game
The Game (1984)
, 1h24
Directed by Bill Rebane
Genres Horror
Rating33% 1.6913451.6913451.6913451.6913451.691345
Three millionaires gather nine people in an old mansion and give them a proposition: If they can conquer their biggest fears, they will get one million dollars in cash.
The Demons of Ludlow, 1h23
Directed by Bill Rebane
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Rating37% 1.868491.868491.868491.868491.86849
The Capture of Bigfoot, 1h32
Directed by Bill Rebane
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Adventure, Horror
Actors George Buck Flower, Otis Young
Rating34% 1.726361.726361.726361.726361.72636
The creature known as Bigfoot has managed to elude capture for more than 25 years and a small town has made a cottage industry out of local Bigfoot sightings and merchandising. When a businessman decides to trap Bigfoot once and for all so that he can benefit, the town may ultimately lose the tourist profits that have filled the town's coffers.
The Alpha Incident, 1h35
Directed by Bill Rebane
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Actors Ralph Meeker, George Buck Flower, Ray Szmanda
Rating39% 1.96621.96621.96621.96621.9662
A space probe returns to Earth from Mars, carrying with it a deadly organism which has the lethal potential to destroy all life on Earth. Being transported across country by train, the micro-organism is released when a nosy train employee inspects the cargo. This results in the entire train station being quarantined. Those trapped wait for the government to find a cure, while trying not to fall asleep because that is when this unseen killer strikes.
The Giant Spider Invasion, 1h24
Directed by Bill Rebane
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about music and musicians, Films about spiders, Giant monster films, Musical films, Disaster films
Actors Steve Brodie, Barbara Hale, Alan Hale Jr., Leslie Parrish, Robert Easton, Christiane Schmidtmer
Rating32% 1.6102051.6102051.6102051.6102051.610205
The central plot of the film revolves around the titular spider invasion, which occurs when what appears to be a meteorite crashes down in rural Wisconsin, and spawns spiders of varying sizes.
Invasion From Inner Earth, 1h34
Directed by Freddie Francis, Bill Rebane
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Diana Dors, Jack Palance, Hugh Griffith, Julie Ege, Edith Evans, Trevor Howard
Rating27% 1.381771.381771.381771.381771.38177
A group of pilots in the Canadian wilderness begin to hear strange reports over their radios about planes crashing, cars stalling, and a deadly plague which has gripped the planet. As the plot continues, it's clear that Earth is in the midst of an invasion. The pilots barracade themselves in a cabin in the woods and wait for impending doom.
Monster a Go-Go, 1h10
Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis, Bill Rebane
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors June Travis, Henry Hite, Margo, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Bill Rebane
Rating17% 0.853710.853710.853710.853710.85371
The plot concerns an American astronaut, Frank Douglas, who mysteriously disappears from his spacecraft as it parachutes to Earth. The vanished astronaut is apparently replaced by or turned into a large, radioactive humanoid monster. A team of scientists and military men attempt to capture the monster – and at one point succeed, only to have him escape again. Neither the capture nor the escape are ever shown, and are simply mentioned by the narrator.

Scriptwriter

The Capture of Bigfoot, 1h32
Directed by Bill Rebane
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Adventure, Horror
Actors George Buck Flower, Otis Young
Roles Writer
Rating34% 1.726361.726361.726361.726361.72636
The creature known as Bigfoot has managed to elude capture for more than 25 years and a small town has made a cottage industry out of local Bigfoot sightings and merchandising. When a businessman decides to trap Bigfoot once and for all so that he can benefit, the town may ultimately lose the tourist profits that have filled the town's coffers.
Monster a Go-Go, 1h10
Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis, Bill Rebane
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Political films, Dystopian films
Actors June Travis, Henry Hite, Margo, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Bill Rebane
Rating17% 0.853710.853710.853710.853710.85371
The plot concerns an American astronaut, Frank Douglas, who mysteriously disappears from his spacecraft as it parachutes to Earth. The vanished astronaut is apparently replaced by or turned into a large, radioactive humanoid monster. A team of scientists and military men attempt to capture the monster – and at one point succeed, only to have him escape again. Neither the capture nor the escape are ever shown, and are simply mentioned by the narrator.

Producer

Blood Harvest
Directed by Bill Rebane
Genres Horror, Slasher
Actors Peter Krause
Roles Executive Producer
Rating45% 2.2571552.2571552.2571552.2571552.257155
The Demons of Ludlow, 1h23
Directed by Bill Rebane
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Roles Producer
Rating37% 1.868491.868491.868491.868491.86849
The Devonsville Terror, 1h22
Directed by Ulli Lommel
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Actors Suzanna Love, Donald Pleasence, Robert Walker Jr., Paul Willson
Roles Producer
Rating47% 2.363062.363062.363062.363062.36306
The film opens in 1683 Massachusetts where three women in the town of Devonsville are kidnapped by the townsfolk and systematically tortured and executed. After the final woman's execution, her apparition appears in the sky and a thunderstorm begins.