The Candy Snatchers

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Candy Snatchers (1973, USA) is a Crime film directed by Guerdon Trueblood.

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Main Details

  • Released in 1973
  • Color
  • Running Time: 94 Min.
  • Production Co: Marmot Productions
  • Distribution Co: General Film Corporation (1973) (USA) (theatrical) | Ambassador Film Distributors (Canada)
  • Directed by Guerdon Trueblood
  • Written by Bryan Gindoff
  • Starring Tiffany Bolling, Ben Piazza, Susan Sennett, Brad David, Vince Martorano, Bonnie Boland
  • Produced by Gary Adelman, Beach Dickerson, Bryan Gindoff, Robert Misrach
  • Original Music by Robert Drasnin
  • Cinematography by Robert Maxwell
  • Film Editing by Richard Greer


  • It started as such a simple crime. For 16 year old Candy, dying would have been easier! Was a piece of Candy worth a fortune in diamonds?
  • Violence beyond 'Last House on the Left'!
  • What are they doing to Candy?


The film was first released in June 1973 and was unofficially inspired by the kidnapping of Barbara Jane Mackle. It stars Susan Sennet as a teenager who is kidnapped and held for ransom by three amateur criminals. The Candy Snatchers received a DVD release in 2005 through Subversive Cinema. (Wikipedia)

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