An exploration of the making of b-movie
sci-fi cult classic "The Creeping Terror" and its con-man director Art "A.J." Nelson/Vic Savage.
The Creep Behind the Camera was originally to be a documentary but as it developed it ultimately morphed into a straightforward narrative dark-comedy.
At first watch most viewers find many of the sequences in 1964 uber-dud The Creeping Terror so unbelievably awful and ineptly executed that the movie transcends the sci-fi and horror genres and delves into the realm of comedy. But the story behind the film contains all of the elements of classic movie-making that director Art Nelson would have killed to have in The Creeping Terror.
The story is told by the actual people who helped bring The Creeping Terror to life, and the the desperate tales of Art Nelson are recounted by those who knew him best. Elegantly produced scenes set up the actual (and hilarious) footage from The Creeping Terror, also included in The Creep Behind the Camera!
The real monster was behind the camera.