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Dead and Buried (1981)

“Welcome to Potters Bluff”

Tourists and visitors to the sleepy coastal town of Potters Bluff, Maine, are being brutally murdered by the locals. What’s more perturbing is that they are then coming back to life – with the aid of the local mortician (Jack Albertson) – not as zombies but as normal friendly folk, acting as though nothing happened.

The Local Sheriff (James Farentino) investigates and discovers the secrets of the quiet coastal town in this creepy gore-filled horror film with a sense of humour and an intriguing twist ending.

The superb graphic effects were by Stan Winston.

This was Jack Albertson’s final theatrical film (although he filmed another made-for-television movie the same year he died). In poor health, and suffering from cancer all through filming, Albertson passed away a few months after this movie’s release. A pre-Nightmare on Elm Street Robert Englund co-stars in a small role.

Sheriff Dan Gillis
James Farentino
Janet Gillis
Melody Anderson
William G. Dobbs
Jack Albertson
Ron
Dennis Redfield
Linda
Nancy Locke
Nurse Lisa/Girl on the Beach
Lisa Blount
Harry
Robert Englund
Ernie
Bill Quinn
Herman
Michael Currie
George Le Moyne/Freddie
Christopher Allport
Doctor
Joseph G. Medalis
Ben
Macon McCalman
Hitchhiker
Lisa Marie
Betty
Estelle Omens
Phil
Barry Corbin
Jimmy
Glenn Morshower
Mr Haskell
Robert Boler
Sam
Michael Pataki
Jamie
Mark Courtney
Michael Courtney
Joyce
Judy Ashton

Director
Gary Sherman

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