Black Snake

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1973
  • Color
  • Running Time: 82 Min.
  • Production Co: Trident Films Ltd.
  • Distribution Co: Columbia Pictures of Canada (Canada)
  • Directed by Russ Meyer
  • Written by Russ Meyer, Leonard Neubauer, Anthony-James Ryan
  • Starring Anouska Hempel, David Warbeck, Percy Herbert
  • Produced by Eve Meyer, Russ Meyer, Anthony-James Ryan
  • Original Music by William Loose
  • Cinematography by Arthur J. Ornitz
  • Film Editing by Fred Baratta

Plot Summary

  • Story of a slave revolt on a 19th-century Caribbean island.

Also Known As

  • Slaves
  • Black Snake: The Whip
  • Carne cruda (Italy)
  • Duchess of Doom
  • Serpent noir (France)
  • La Serpiente negra (Venezuela)
  • Slaves (UK)
  • Sweet Suzy


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