Deep in the Florida Everglades, locals are mysteriously turning up missing. Two such victims are Liz Walker and her lover. The game warden, Steven Benton, sets out to solve the mystery of the missing locals and is aided by his woman, Nan Grayson and her father Doc Grayson. Benton discovers a pair of giant leeches has been trapping the local populace and slowly feeding on them, draining them of their blood.
Attack of the Giant Leeches is an independent B horror film from 1959. It was produced by Gene Corman (younger brother of Roger Corman) and directed by Bernard L. Kowalsi. It stars Ken Clark, Yvette Vickers, and Jan Shephard. The movie’s screenplay was written by Leo Gordon and was handed down from heaven (or brought up from hell, take your pick.) to us by American International Pictures. It was double billed with another classic horror film, A Bucket of Blood and later with his older brother’s film House of Usher.
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