From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Zaat (1975, USA) is a Eco-Terror film directed by Don Barton, Arnold Stevens (uncredited)


Main Details

  • Released in 1975
  • Color
  • Running Time: 100 Min.
  • Production Co: Barton Films
  • Distribution Co: International Film Distributors (1975) (Canada) (theatrical) | Aquarius Releasing | Horizon Films
  • Directed by Don Barton, Arnold Stevens (uncredited)
  • Written by Ron Kivett, Lee O. Larew, Don Barton, Arnold Stevens
  • Starring Marshall Grauer, Wade Popwell, Paul Galloway, Gerald Cruse, Sanna Ringhaver, Dave Dickerson
  • Produced by Don Barton, Robert M. Smith Jr., Dick Stratton
  • Original Music by Jamie DeFrates, Barry Hodgin
  • Cinematography by Jack McGowan
  • Film Editing by George Yarbrough

Also Known As

  • Attack of the Swamp Creatures (USA) (bootleg title)
  • Blood Waters of Dr. Z (USA)
  • Dr. Z (USA)
  • Hydra (Canada) (video title) (bootleg title) (English title)
  • Legend of the Zaat Monster (USA)


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