Joel M. Reed

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Joel M. Reed (December 29, 1933 – April 13, 2020) was an American movie director, producer and screenwriter.[1][2][3][4] He was born in New York City. Reed was best known for directing the controversial Blood Sucking Freaks.[5] Reed also directed the movies The G.I. Executioner (Wit's End / Dragon Lady / Wild Dragon Lady),[5] (1971) and Night of the Zombies (Gamma 693 / Sister of Death / Battalion of the Living Dead)[5] (1981).

Reed died on April 13, 2020, aged 86, in New York City from the COVID-19 virus.[6][7][8]

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  1. "details". Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2020-04-16.
  2. "Interviews".
  3. "Movies". The New York Times.
  4. Institute, American Film (November 4, 1971). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520209701 – via Google Books.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Movie Reviews". The New York Times. 8 July 2022.
  6. Dick, Jeremy (April 14, 2020). "'Blood Sucking Freaks' Director Joel M. Reed Dies at 86". Horror Geek Life. Retrieved April 15, 2020.
  7. "Joel M. Reed Obituary". everhere.com. Archived from the original on June 7, 2020. Retrieved May 22, 2020.
  8. Schwartz, John (May 22, 2020). "Joel M. Reed, 86, Director of Horror Movies, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved May 22, 2020.

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