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The Gruesome Twosome
Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis • 1967 • United States
Starring Elizabeth Davis, Gretchen Wells, Chris Martell
After dabbling in the unlikely world of children’s entertainment with JIMMY, THE BOY WONDER and THE MAGIC LAND OF MOTHER GOOSE, “Godfather of Gore” Herschell Gordon Lewis returned to genre he helped create with the delightfully depraved THE GRUESOME TWOSOME. The young women of a small-town American college have more than just split ends to worry about. Down at the Little Wig Shop, the batty Mrs. Pringle and her socially inept son Rodney are procuring only the finest heads of hair—by scalping the local coeds! Can they be stopped before they clear the entire campus of luxuriant-haired ladies?