Creepshow Movie Trivia

Creepshow Trivia

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Film facts for the 1982 Horror / Occult movie starring Hal Holbrook, E.G. Marshall, Adrienne Barbeau, Leslie Nielsen

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Thanks to Eric
In every episode there is a little glass horse hidden.
Thanks to Peter Baldinger
Adrienne Barbeau, who played the loud-mouth wife of Hal Holbrook in the fourth episode "The Crate", was married to John Carpenter 1979-1984 and can be seen in his films "The Fog" (1980 -- Also with Holbrook, "Escape from New York" (1981) and in his tv-thriller "Someones watching me" (1979, aka "Highrise")
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The second vignette, "The Lonesome Death of Jordy Verrill", was based on a Stephen King short story entitled, "Weeds". As you'll also probably know, this segment even starred King in the central role of Jordy.
Thanks to David Evans
Creepshow marks the last time that Leslie Nielson was able to play a big screen heavy. Of course, following Creepshow, he went on to become the physical embodiment of 80's slapstick in the Airplane sequel and Naked Gun movies.
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The man in the "Meteor" story is played by Stephen King.
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The boy in the story wrapper, who is an avid collector of "Creepshow" comics is Stephen King's son, Joe King.
Thanks to Bill Kalish
Tom Savini, the makeup effects artist on this and tons of other horror films is one of the garbage men during one of the scenes between stories.
Tom Atkins appears uncredited at both the start as well as the conclusion of the film as Stan Haynes, Billy's tyrannical father.
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Gaylen Ross, who played Leslie Nielsen's wife that was having an affair with Ted Dansen in "something to tide you over"...She was also one of the stars of the Romero classic "Dawn of the Dead".
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George Romero's wife, Christine Forrest, has a cameo in "The Crate". She's at a party and says that her name is Tabitha, which is the name of Stephen King's wife.
Cletus Anderson, who worked on the film as Production Designer and Scenic Special Effects, appears in the fourth segment "The Crate" as a Host.
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The ashtray from the first story appears on the set of all 5 stories.
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Check in the scene where the kid gives his voodoo doll pin jabs... You can see the "Ash tray" on the table there too.
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The wrestling match on TV was being called by Vince McMahon. The fighters were then-current WWF Champion Bob Backlund and The Samoan #1.
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George Romero has made commercials for US Steel, Rockwell, Heinz and Calgon.
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The lighting effects were done by "Moonbaby" Schiff using theatrical dimmer boards in real time. He's also Marty Schiff the other Trashman with Tom Savini. The unions would not allow him to use his real name both as an actor and a technician.

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There's often fake stuff floating round, y'know? -Like the 'ghost boy' that can allegedly be seen in "Three Men And A Baby".

But, nothing bogus that we know yet for "Creepshow".
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