The Burning

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The Burning (1981)


A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the caretaker making his way back to his old stomping ground to confront one of the youths that accidently burned him.

Director: Tony Maylam
Writers: Bob Weinstein, Peter Lawrence.

Release Date: 1981-05-08
Status: Released
Run time: 91 min / 1:31
Budget: $1,500,000
Production Companies : Miramax, The Cropsy Venture
Production Countries: United States of America, Canada



Brian Matthews
as Todd
Leah Ayres
as Michelle
Brian Backer
as Alfred
Larry Joshua
as Glazer
Jason Alexander
as Dave
Ned Eisenberg
as Eddy
Carrick Glenn
as Sally
Carolyn Houlihan
as Karen
Fisher Stevens
as Woodstock
Lou David
as Cropsy
Shelley Bruce
as Tiger
Sarah Chodoff
as Barbara
Bonnie Deroski
as Marnie
Holly Hunter
as Sophie
Kevi Kendall
as Diane
K.C. Townsend
as Hooker
John Tripp
as Camp Counselor


Writing Brad Grey Story
Writing Bob Weinstein Screenplay
Production Harvey Weinstein Producer
Writing Harvey Weinstein Story
Crew Harvey Weinstein Creator
Production Joy Todd Casting
Sound Anthony J. Ciccolini III Supervising Sound Editor
Camera Harvey Harrison Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Tom Savini Special Effects Makeup Artist
Production Michael Cohl Executive Producer
Production André Djaoui Executive Producer
Editing Jack Sholder Editor
Camera Eric Van Haren Noman Camera Operator
Directing Tony Maylam Director
Writing Tony Maylam Story
Sound Rick Wakeman Original Music Composer
Writing Peter Lawrence Screenplay
Art Peter Politanoff Art Direction
Production Jean Ubaud Executive Producer
Production Daniel Ubaud Associate Producer
Sound Jack Cooley Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Thomas A. Gulino Sound Editor
Camera Richard Wernig Still Photographer
Camera John Rusac Still Photographer
Lighting Raffaello Ferucci Gaffer
Sound Neil L. Kaufman Sound Editor
Costume & Make-Up Suzen Poshek Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Suzen Poshek Hairstylist

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