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

Taglines

  • 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?

Background

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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