Sugar Hill

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Main Details

  • Released in 1974
  • Color
  • Running Time: 91 min.
  • Distributed by American International Pictures
  • Directed by Paul Maslansky
  • Written by Tim Kelly
  • Cinematography by Robert C. Jessup
  • Editing by Carl Kress
  • Music by Dino Fekaris & Nick Zesses
  • Makeup by Hank Edds
  • Special Effects by Roy L. Downey
  • Starring Marki Bey, Robert Quarry, Don Pedro Colley, Betty Anne Rees

Plot Summary

  • When her boyfriend is murdered by gangsters, Sugar Hill decides not to get mad, but BAD! She entreats voodoo queen Mama Maitresse to call on Baron Samedi, Lord of the Dead, for help with a gruesome revenge. In exchange for Sugar's soul, the Dark Master raises up a zombie army to do her bidding. The bad guys who think they got away clean are about to find out that they're DEAD wrong.

Also Known As

  • The Zombies of Sugar Hill
  • Die Schwarzen Zombies von Sugar Hill (West Germany)
  • Sugar Hill - voodoo-kuningatar (Finland)


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