Black Snake

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Black Snake (1973, USA) is a Sexploitation film directed by Russ Meyer.


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

Also Known As

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


  • Cane Island atrocities...never proved! | No man escaped her island -- or her whip! | Russ Meyer's Sweet Suzy... she ain't no lady!


In 1835, on the island of San Cristobel, Lady Susan uses her whip to enforce the law on the Blackmoor plantation. No man, black or white can escape her island or her lash. The dashing hero is trapped in a volcano of terror in his search for his brother. See the cruel hand of hipocrisy twist and turn through lives. Boisterous action from opening scene to mind bending climax.

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