I first heard about the work of Ray Dennis Steckler when I saw It Came From Hollywood, and they made mention of The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies. I was fascinated by such a complete gonzoid title such as that–I was certain it couldn’t be real. But of course, it was. Mr. Steckler has died at age 70.
However, he didn’t just make that whacked out long-titled opus. Here’s the trailer for his directorial debut, Wild Guitar:
The whole thing’s available for viewing online here.
And here’s The Thrill Killers. Not sure if somebody edited the color bits in or if this is the original. But entertaining nonetheless.