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Play Dead (also known as Killer Dog) is a 1981 American horror film directed by Peter Wittman and starring Yvonne De Carlo of The Munsters fame.

Play Dead
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Film poster
Directed byPeter Wittman
Produced byFrancine Roudine
Written byLothrop W. Jordan
StarringYvonne De Carlo
Stephanie Dunnam
David Cullinane
Glenn Kezer
Ron Jackson
Music byRobert Farrar
Distributed byTroma Entertainment
Release date
  • 1981 (1981)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

De Carlo plays Hester, a wealthy heiress who was jilted years ago by her lover to marry her sister. Using her weapon of choice, a 200 lb. Rottweiler, Hester not only exacts her revenge on her sister and lover, but has now set her sights on the offspring of the ill-fated reunion.

Although the film was shot in 1981, it was not released until 1986. Troma Entertainment currently distributes it.

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