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Filmography

Moldavia movies in Scream All Night in order of first mention:

The Curse of the Mummy’s Tongue

1979, 92 minutes, b&w. Moldavia Studios.

A bored archaeologist’s wife wanders from an excavation of a mysterious Czech temple only to come under the spell of an enigmatic and sadistic mummy intent on revenge.

 

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Pearl Westerlay, Costi Popa, Georgina Arcos, Marius Jonker, Neil Samms, Miroslav Groza, Petronius Groza, Steve Groza, Peter Flourish.

 

Undead Nocturne

2003, 96 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A Russian ballet company infected by a brain-ravaging tree fungus on a country retreat inspires a ballet by a deranged composer that melts the eyes of anyone who sees it.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Bernadette Flanders, Elena Scaler, Toby Nichols, Lorenzo Mayberry, Ernesto Corraviore, Ken Thomas, Antoinette McGuinn.

 

Black Blood Picnic

1980, 115 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios. The Criterion Collection.

Four philandering lovers intent on sex and murder go picnicking in the countryside only to realize they’re eating cursed tuna salad sandwiches on an Indian burial ground.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Cheryl Talise, Steve Groza, Elizabeth Birdsong, Hefford Scott.

 

The Vomit of Sergei Ramona

1980, 108 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios. The Criterion Collection.

An Italian lawyer imprisoned in Mexico for necrophilia attempts an escape after realizing he has been possessed by the conniving spirit of a craven bullfighter.

 

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Cheryl Talise, Mason Brigget, Steve Groza, Gary Fingerling, Polly Cox, Lisa Dare.

 

The Grinning Gargoyle

1982, 102 minutes, b&w. Moldavia Studios.

Warring egotistical architects in Bolivia hold a midnight séance in the haunted castle they are trying to renovate which unleashes the hungry ghost of a centuries-old cannibal.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Mason Brigget, Linda Pickman, Don Gerald, Steve Groza, William Aster, Buffy Coffin, Hoyt Donaldson.

 

The Entombment of Freddie Fell

1987, 97 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A lion hunter who gets captured by a ruthless gang of mummies must decipher the cryptic lyrics to their spooky hymns or risk being embalmed alive.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Elena Scaler, Hefford Scott, Cheryl Talise, Lisa Dare, Marjorie Jaropie, Abe Laybey, Nate Macon.

 

Wolf Wife

1985, 100 minutes, b&w. Moldavia Studios.

After a night of killing under a full moon a hairdresser imprisons his wife in their basement when it becomes clear his voluptuous mistress could be his wolf wife’s next meal.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Hefford Scott, Juniper Doss, Elena Scaler, Toby Nichols, Chelsea Jewel, Skip Collett, Lucy Razers, Marjorie Jaropie.

 

Zombie Children of the Harvest Sun

2012, 95 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

The children of a bible-thumping rural town turn into flesh-eating zombies and hunt their strict caregivers starting a gruesome zombie apocalypse.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Dario Heyward, T.R. Mars, John Dickerson, Scott Emmler, Elena Scaler, Lorenzo Mayberry, Jack Tore, Hayley Marsh, Aida Marsh.

 

Hiss For A Kiss

1986, 87 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A fortune teller unwittingly unmasks a handsome serial killer with a penchant for cobras and winds up getting involved with his vicious gang of human traffickers.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Chelsea Jewel, Abe Laybey, Lorenzo Mayberry, Elena Scaler, Ondine McPhaden, Marjorie Jaropie.

 

Shapeshifter

1992, 153 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Three brothers in Victorian England must contend with their nocturnal ability to transform into various deadly predators after they all fall in love with the same beautiful widow.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Carl Dempsey, Lorenzo Mayberry, Brian Connors, Aidan Purliss, Hefford Scott, Elena Scaler, Marjorie Jaropie, Jessica Andrews.

 

The Stranglers of Strangelove Cove

1984, 99 minutes, b&w. Moldavia Studios.

Five serial killers band together as ghosts in swampy Strangelove Cove to help one another finish off the surviving victim who escaped the grips of each.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Mason Brigget, Elizabeth Birdsong, Cheryl Talise, Hefford Scott, Steve Groza, Robert Rail, Linda Pickman, Victoria Harrow.

 

Dial W For Witchcraft

1995, 98 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

In 1693 three young witches terrorize a small Massachusetts town by threatening to summon the devil himself through their orgiastic weekend Sabbaths.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Elena Scaler, Alicia Miller, Emily Burrows, Lorenzo Mayberry, Vincent Steele, Christian Rice, Penelope Valentine, Amy Altman.

Coal Black Soul

2000, 92 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A narcoleptic drifter and a disgraced demonologist join forces to vanquish a shape-shifting monster wrecking havoc at a haunted liberal arts college on the Maine coast.

 

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Aidan Purliss, Elena Scaler.

 

Devil Dog

1999, 109 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A witch conjures a demonic pet to take vengeance on scheming real estate agents who attempt to usurp her rent-controlled coven in 1970’s San Francisco.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Veronica Dunham, Anne Rigsby, Lorenzo Mayberry, Georgie Butler-West, Stanley Perkins, Jane Dark.

 

The Psychic Sisters of Edinburgh

2015, 97 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Three Scottish sisters who can predict the date and manner of anyone’s death have their gifts clouded by jealousy after one of them falls in love with a charming insurance adjuster.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Elena Scaler, Joyce Zane, Jane Dark, Lorenzo Mayberry, Violet Angorosa, Peter Stanton, Ian Yarwich, Christian Rice, Jack Tore.

 

No Chance in Hell

2018, 114 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Silvana the Succubus rules the Kingdom of the Damned but must go back in time 800 years to find the cure to a timeless virus that is slowly eroding her immortality.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Elena Scaler, Lorenzo Mayberry, Christian Rice, Joy Nettles, Jack Tore, Theo Kean.

 

Death Every Morning

2001, 99 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A clan of female vampires converges on a country estate owned by a disgraced sorcerer who promises to lift the spell that causes them to wake every morning re-living their grisly deaths.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Elena Scaler, Trudy Anselm, Lorenzo Mayberry, Jane Dark, Kate McGavin, Joy Nettles, Eric Wood, Heather Parker-Smith.

 

The Cyberian Experiments

2007, 105 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A mad scientist in a secluded castle conducts medical experiments on beautiful virgins hoping he can spawn a race of humanoid She-Warriors by re-coding the human genome.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Ian Yarwich, Violet Angorosa, Peter Griffin, Jack Tore, Jill Dixon, Beth McClane.

 

Grave Robbers and the Whores Who Love Them

1997, 89 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Disgraced private detective Horace Rivers forms an underground club of high society grave robbers hoping to solve the grisly murder that cost him his reputation and the love of his life.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Emily Burrows, Elena Scaler, Aidan Purliss, Henry Snow, Tina Shih, Bianca Lee, Chelsea Jewel.

 

The Lovers of Dust and Shadow

2008, 104 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A Hollywood stunt man and a lonely countess fall in love on a country retreat only to find their growing passion causes their flesh to turn to dust.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Jake Halpern, Audrey Lessens, Lorenzo Mayberry, Ian Yarwich, Elena Scaler, Rosalyn Rhodes, Wilda Caruso.

 

The Possession of Prodigal Peter

2013, 90 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A young heir to a large fortune is possessed by a demon that soon struggles to get free of the foul and empty soul he regretfully took possession of.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Liam Brightly, Lorenzo Mayberry, Elena Scaler, Jill Dixon, Christian Rice, Georgie Butler-West, Larry Keegan, Jordan Wright.

 

Brain Breakfast

1982,187 minutes, b&w. Moldavia Studios.

A family of cannibals living in a remote Transylvanian castle turn to vegetarianism in a desperate attempt to ward off a ruthless incubus intent on dragging everyone to hell.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Steve Groza, Cheryl Talise, Juniper Doss, Marjorie Jaropie, Toby Nichols, Samuel Levine, Harold Frye, Fay North.

 

Mama Has No Intestines Anymore

1993, 89 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A dying mother of four provides for her family by becoming an organ donor for a mysterious organization that takes her organs one by one while she’s still alive.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Jane Dark, Lorenzo Mayberry, Peter Stanton, Hefford Scott, Gary Fingerling, Marjorie Jaropie, Michael Tomlinson, Shia Fornovich.

 

The Loneliness of a Long Distance Poltergeist

1994, 100 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

An incestuous family of palm readers in 1950’s Los Angeles becomes obsessed with a mercurial poltergeist that follows them from home to home while seeming to know all their darkest secrets.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Stanley Perkins, Lorenzo Mayberry, Rosalyn Rhodes, Elena Scaler, Vincent Steele, Roy S. Johnston, Richard Withers, Hefford Scott.

 

The Goblins That Only Ate Cake

1982, 98 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A family of aristocrats in post-Edwardian Cornwall must contend with the nasty carnivorous goblins inhabiting their downstairs servant’s quarters.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Hefford Scott, Elizabeth Birdsong, Lorenzo Mayberry, Gary Fingerling, Rizzo Bamonte, T.J. Holmes, Abe Laybey, Lisa Dare, Chelsea Jewel.

 

Conjoined Connie

2005, 119 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Two conjoined twins find themselves at opposite ends of the moral spectrum when one of them claims the devil is forcing her to commit a series of grisly murders following the lunar cycle.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Yolanda Deir Nasterfeld, Linda Pickman, Toby Nichols, Lorenzo Mayberry, Peter Stanton, Ondine McPhaden, Marjorie Jaropie, Pete Nowack.

 

The Minotaur’s Masseuse

1996, 95 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A Hollywood masseuse gets lost in a Sardinian labyrinth and is forced to confront a mythological creature with horrible muscle pain and a diabolical rage.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Dean Sumner, Lorenzo Mayberry, Jessica Andrews, Michael Yiu, Christian Rice, Vincent Steele, Lester Carver, Jamie Jackson.

 

The House That Moaned Murder

1997, 88 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Bickering newlyweds get more than they bargained for when they rent a room in a haunted Scottish castle known for eroding the sanity of innocent honeymooners.

 

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Christian Rice, Penelope Valentine, Elena Scaler, Christopher Billing, Zach Morrisoe, Garth Eakins, Pepper Whipp, Seymour Quigley.

 

Alaistar & Abigail: A Zombie Love Story

2018, 93 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

In a savage post-apocalyptic world a domesticated zombie couple must accept their unnatural love and the future of their human child in the sequel to Zombie Children of the Harvest Sun.

Written and directed by Dario Heyward. Starring Dario Heyward, Hayley Marsh, Gavin Christiansen, Jude Traynor, Lorenzo Mayberry, Joseph Schell, Peter Stanton, Jill Dixon.

 

Drink the Blood, My Darling

1990, 112 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

The obsessive Dr. Frankenstein creates the perfect reanimated paramour for his lonely monster but disaster ensues after an unthinkable blood transfusion goes wrong.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Jessica Andrews, Carl Dempsey, Aidan Purliss, Jane Dark, Hefford Scott, Stanley Perkins, Kenneth Dowling.

 

Life Buoy!

1987, 110 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Everyone is mysteriously poisoned aboard a choppy cruise except the tempting mistress of a young real estate mogul but she can’t remember boarding the ship.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Hefford Scott, Marjorie Jaropie, Elena Scaler, Jane Dark, Lisa Dare, Gary Fingerling, Ray Gray, Ondine McPhaden.

 

Dr. Jekyll and the Knights Templar in Hawaii

1989, 122 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Homicidal Edward Hyde travels to the Middle Ages through a wormhole in a Hawaiian volcano to find the papaya-based cure that will transform him permanently back to the kindly Dr. Jekyll.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Hefford Scott, Lorenzo Mayberry, Marjorie Jaropie, Benedict O’Neill, Michael Tomlinson, Peter Stanton, Ondine McPhaden.

 

Escape the Night

1985, 109 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A wannabe musician falls in love with a sexy vampire who makes him prove his undying love to her by savagely murdering everyone in his life he holds dear.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Abe Laybey, Chelsea Jewel, Hefford Scott, Lorenzo Mayberry, T.J. Holmes, Pete Nowack, Joan Forrest, Vanessa Eckford, Geoff Greene.

 

Hex On My Ex

1984, 96 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A spurned librarian realizes she can get the perfect revenge on her cheating ex after befriending a coven of witches who enlist her to bring them the heart of a young warlock.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Juniper Doss, Jane Dark, Chelsea Jewel, Vanessa Eckford, Hefford Scott, Dylan O’Dowd, Lorenzo Mayberry, Lily Masters, Pauline Kidd.

 

The Famishing

1992, 90 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Wealthy donors trapped in a museum during a blizzard must fend for themselves after a flesh-eating virus affects those who sampled the shrimp cocktail.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Vincent Steele, Lorenzo Mayberry, Hefford Scott, Thomas Brinkley, Marjorie Jaropie, Elena Scaler, Marshall Pomeranz, Bernard Dougherty.

 

Flesh of the Loveless

2003, 106 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

When zombies take over a small town the locals realize that only by cannibalizing those who were never loved by their fathers can they become immune to the zombies’ bloodlust.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Jake Halpern, Juan Bronson, Lorenzo Mayberry, Jill Dixon, Jane Dark, Millicent Bowen, Sandy Sherman, Brent Blight.

 

Carol’s Feast

2000, 147 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Carol Parker’s 30th birthday dinner goes awry when her guests realize she has become a zombie and any one of them might become the next course.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Veronica Dunham, Christian Rice, Jill Dixon, Georgie Butler-West, Philip Moore, Lorenzo Mayberry, Marjorie Jaropie, Natalie Martinez.

 

Everyone Got Eaten on Christmas Eve

1983, 129 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Zombie Santas swoop in from the North Pole to wreck havoc on a corrupt New England fishing village terrorized by warring drug lords who hide heroin inside the trout.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Skip Collett, Lorenzo Mayberry, Toby Nichols, Cheryl Talise, Laura Lightly, Hefford Scott, Hunter Givens, Colby Huff, Lenore Smith.

The Dead Don’t Devour

2001, 96 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A religious cult that worships owls on the outskirts of the Appalachians brainwash their followers into forgetting that zombies run amok through the hills surrounding their compound.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Marjorie Jaropie, Garth Eakins, Bianca Lee, Chelsea Jewel, Ken Thomas, Aidan Purliss, Joanna Newburg.

Zombie Dawn

1982, 88 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A brain-ravaging tree fungus infects a group of naturalists on a voyage to Germany’s Black Forest to search for a rare toad whose tears are said to be an elixir of eternal youth.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring William Aster, Lorenzo Mayberry, Cheryl Talise, Hefford Scott, Lucy Razers, Polly Cox, Abe Laybey, Herman Barker, Dennis Bryant.

The Dead Rise on Sunday

1997, 101 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A fugitive bank robber posing as a candy store proprietor in a small town soon learns why everyone hides behind locked doors and boarded windows every Sunday at 2 PM.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Dean Sumner, Jessica Andrews, Elena Scaler, Hefford Scott, Marjorie Jaropie, Julie Crest, Alan Purcell, Zach Morrisoe.

Plague of the Damned

2007, 90 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A punk rock band takes cover in their tricked-out tour bus when it seems life on the road involves swarms of hillbilly zombies eating all their groupies.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Brandon Montgomery, Dean Barry, Hefford Scott, Lorenzo Mayberry, Rosalyn Rhodes, Jim Rawkins, Elena Scaler, Dan Polk, Sean Curdley.

Day of Decay

2009, 110 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A brain-ravaging tree fungus turns a town of religious zealots into zombies on the day of the spring peanut festival and only the agnostic ice cream man knows how to stop the madness.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Hefford Scott, Elena Scaler, Garth Eakins, Joy Nettles, Jack Tore, Frank Verzatti, Eddie Beachum, Marjorie Jaropie.

Prey For Me

2009, 119 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A brain-ravaging tree fungus turns a Vermont town into zombies and it’s up to the local pottery class full of heartbroken misfits with clumsy hands to weaponize their kiln and save the world.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Marjorie Jaropie, Hefford Scott, Vince Oustler, Elena Scaler, Ian Yarwich, Matthew Mann, Amelia Ryder, Gemma Keyes.

 

Where’s Quentin

2005, 123 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A posh African Safari goes off the rails when zombie elephants start attacking a tour of wealthy Zimbabwean tycoons in cahoots with an illegal band of ivory hunters.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Daniel P. Harner, Millicent Bowen, Hefford Scott, Gil Russell, Sandy Sherman, Lorenzo Mayberry, Marjorie Jaropie, Cory Blouvish.

Unburied

1981, 110 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

An ancient curse is unleashed on a team of stubborn Australian archaeologists who open the tomb of an Egyptian pharaoh who may have been history’s first zombie.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Gore Treater, Lorenzo Mayberry, Steve Groza, Buffy Coffin, Kimberly Kendall, Elizabeth Birdsong, Burton Nelson, Lydia Wallace, Brad Nethers.

 

The Faces in the Trees

1992, 97 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

When a handsome duke whisks away a shy schoolteacher for a weekend getaway at his country castle the romance turns to terror when zombies spawn from the surrounding forest.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Marjorie Jaropie, Lee Roebling, Preston Glass, Richard Withers, Rosalyn Rhodes, Marshall Pomeranz, Paul Everett.

Druid Flu

1988, 95 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A brain-ravaging tree fungus infects a secret society of druid prophets who seek the power of reincarnation by sacrificing the babies of Celtic botanists.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Brian Connors, Lorenzo Mayberry, Emily Burrows, Christian Rice, Hefford Scott, Ondine McPhaden, Damian Goforth, Thomas Brinkley.

Meat and Greet

2004, 93 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A wealthy Danish society matron addicted to cosmetic surgery deplores her aging body so much she starts to slowly eat herself after her husband leaves her for a younger woman.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Ondine McPhaden, Lorenzo Mayberry, Christian Rice, Yolanda Deir Nasterfeld, Vanessa Eckford, Pete Nowack, Bryce Garson.

Invasion of the Immortal Wasps

2008, 120 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

A disgraced etymologist is convinced exotic insect larvae will hatch a race of malicious aliens fallen from a distant star intent on harvesting earth’s resources for themselves.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Lorenzo Mayberry, Dean Sumner, Jill Dixon, Elena Scaler, Christian Rice, May Guinesss, Julie Crest, Philip Moore, Pat Deacon.

The Importance of Being Earnest

1981, 112 minutes, color. Moldavia Studios.

Four wizards during The Iron Age attempt to ward off a race of predatory humanoid bats by sacrificing their livestock to the devil in this loose adaptation of the Oscar Wilde play.

Written and directed by Lucien Heyward. Starring Mason Brigget, Lorenzo Mayberry, Donald Weston, Toby Nichols, William Aster, Juniper Doss, Fay North, Charles London, Rebecca Parris.

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