About

Nerdy Walter Paisley (Dick Miller), a maladroit busboy at a beatnik café who doesn't fit in with the cool scene around him, attempts to woo his beautiful co-worker, Carla (Barboura Morris), by making a bust of her. When his klutziness results in the death of his landlady's cat, he panics and hides its body under a layer of plaster. But when Carla and her friends enthuse over the resulting artwork,...

6.8
14
Directed by

Roger Corman

Written by

Charles B. Griffith (Screenplay)

Runtime

66 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Will YOU join his human museum?

Cast

Keywords

murder cult film proto-slasher artist beatnik talent sculpture

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Lists

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