A Bucket of Blood

65mins1959Cult ClassicsTV14


Cult Classics
Roger Corman
Anthony CarboneBrian Desmond Hurst Dick Miller
In Roger Corman's schock horror classic, frustrated artist Walter Paisley (Dick Miller) waits tables at a beatnik cafe?and desperately wants to fit in with the joint's artsy patrons. When he accidentally kills his landlady's cat and covers the body in plaster to hide his mistake, this dead kitty "statuette" is acclaimed as a great work of art. The misunderstanding instantly transforms Walter into a successful sculptor and he is catapulted into the cafe's elite art crowd. But soon his desire for more praise leads to an increasingly deadly series of works?using human forms.
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