This might the best movie Larry Buchanan ever made, but that’s not saying a lot. This movie has a farmer, a monster in a cave, and witless victims. What else did you need?
Manos was written, directed and produced by Harold P. Warren, a fertilizer salesman from El Paso, Texas. Warren also starred in the film. A vacationing family is trapped at a lodge maintained by a polygamous pagan cult. It ranks among the best movies ever made by a fertilizer salesman.
John Halloran has a heart attack while out in a rowboat on the lake and his wife, Louise Haloran throws him overboard and claims he’s gone on a business trip. She’s after an inheritance she can only get if he’s alive.
A series of experiments cause a scientist to go ape.