The Killer Shrews

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Starring Jame Best, Ingrid Goude, Ken Curtis, Gordon McLendon, Baruch Lumet, Judge Henry Dupree and Alfredo DeSoto. Screenplay by Jay Simms. Cinematography by Wilfred M. Cline. Produced by Ken Curtis. Executive Producer: Gordon McLendon. Directed by Ray Kellogg. 

A ship captain and his sidekick deliver supplies to a remote island inhabited by a scientist, his daughter and their aides. The captain soon discovers that the scientist has created giant feral, flesh-eating shrews. When a hurricane hits the island and strands them there, the shrews escape and all the humans are now meals for the ravenous shrews!  Who will win the fight for survival? Starring James Best, who would later play the sheriff on DUKES OF HAZZARD and Ken Curtis, best known for his portrayal of Festus on GUNSMOKE.      

A Hollywood Pictures Production - Released by McLendon Radio Pictures  
Originally released June 25, 1959 - 69 min. - b&w- mono

 

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