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Trog (1970)

Trog is undoubtedly one of the campest and unintentionally hilarious films to ever star a former Academy Award winner and cult fans delight in this tale of an anthropologist (Joan Crawford) who discovers a living troglodyte.


Granted it was shot nearly 25 years after silver screen icon Crawford picked up Oscar gold, but still, it’s mind-boggling.

A grocer is impaled on a meat hook, a car is tossed aside like a twig, a child is kidnapped . . . all after local resident Sam Murdock (Michael Gough) prods the brute into a blind rampage.

The make-up of the troglodyte, AKA Trog, is hilariously bad, but then again so are Crawford’s boldly coloured pantsuits.

Trog was Crawford’s final film.


Dr Brockton
Joan Crawford
Sam Murdock
Michael Gough
Joe Cornelius
Inspector Greenham
Bernard Kay
Ann Brockton
Kim Braden
Malcolm Travers
David Griffin
John Hamill
Dr Selbourne
Jack May
Geoffrey Case
Dr Richard Warren
Robert Hutton
Colonel Vickers
Simon Lack
Alan Davis
David Warbeck
Dr Kurtlimer
Paul Hansard
Dr Pierre Duval
Robert Crewdson
John Dennis
Brian Grellis
Prof Manoskiensky
Golda Casimir

Freddie Francis