The Burning Trailer

The Burning Trailer (1981)

"A legend of terror isn't a campfire story anymore!" 08 May 1981 Horror, Thriller 91 mins

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.

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Leah Ayres

as Michelle

Brian Backer

as Alfred

Larry Joshua

as Glazer

Fisher Stevens

as Woodstock

Holly Hunter

as Sophie

Lou David

as Cropsy


Rick Wakeman

Original Music Composer

Harvey Harrison

Harvey Harrison Director of Photography

Joy Todd

Joy Todd Casting

Peter Politanoff

Peter Politanoff Art Direction

Tom Savini

Tom Savini Makeup Effects

Michael Cohl

Michael Cohl Executive Producer

André Djaoui

André Djaoui Executive Producer

Jean Ubaud

Jean Ubaud Executive Producer

International Titles

A Vingança de Cropsy Trailer

Lejrbålet Trailer

International Releases Dates

Germany 23 September 1981

France 28 April 1982

United States 08 May 1981

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