Mick Garris on

Rabid

Released 1977
Distributor New World Pictures

Canadian writer-director David Cronenberg, the Tod Browning of the 70s, tapped porn star Marilyn Chambers to topline his second commercial feature, another meditation on the corruption and eventual dessication of the human body. A viral plague of vampirism manifests itself as a blood-sucking carnivore in Ms. Chambers’ armpit!

About Mick Garris

Mick Garris produced and directed a segment for Nightmare Cinema, the spine-tingling horror event of the summer. Previously, Mick created the Masters of Horror hour-long cable series of fright films helmed by well-known genre directors, including himself.  Numerous screenplay assignments led to a career in directing, and he is perhaps best known for his long association with Stephen King, whose novels The Stand and The Shining have been translated by Garris into well-received mini-series. Mick authored the book, “Development Hell”, which can be ordered from Amazon.com at this link! Mick’s recent books “Snow Shadows,” “Tyler’s Third Act,” “Ugly” and “SALOME” are now out from Cemetery Dance. Mick also executive produced Unbroken for Universal Pictures, based on Laura Hillenbrand’s book on Louis Zamperini with Angelina Jolie directing