Orgy of the Dead (1965)

Ok, here we go again! In this film, John and his girlfriend Shirley go in search of a cemetary in order to inspire John for writing his next horror story. After they crash the car, they wander into the graveyard and encounter the dancing dead, a full moon spectacle overseen by the Ruler of the Dark. Before long the couple is spotted and taken prisoner. Tied to stakes and forced to watch the dancing, they await their fate. This movie has a werewolf, a mummy, walking dead, ghouls, a zombie, the princess of darkness, and an emperor of the dead. Most of the movie takes place in a cemetery.
Horror films in the 60s and 70s often included gimmicks to entice the movie going audience to attend. One of the most popular ways was the classic “Double Feature”, literally you get to see two films for the price of one. Orgy of the Living Dead trumped that by being being apart of a triple feature. T
What you really need to know before watching this film

1.) The script is horrible, so is the acting.
2.) There is no plot
3.) The make-up is ridiculous.
4.) The camerawork is also bad. Too much fog in many of the scenes which looks like it was shot on a bad movie set.

Don’t expect to watch an actual horror movie. If you really want to see what I mean, watch this brief clip from the movie.


With a title like “Orgy of the Living Dead” and all the hype of the trailer, this one is very disappointing. So why watch this one? Occasionally there is amusing dialogue, AND the naked female bodies.Yep, we are talking about professional exotic dancers with their own bizarre themes set to music who perform for Criswell’s pleasure in Astra Vision and Sexicolor (yet another gimmick). It can be entertaining if you make it into a drinking game. That’s the only way you are going something out of this one. Hopefully you will drink too much and have no memory of it the next day.

Rating: 1 out of 5

Look! A mummy and a werewolf!

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