Curse Of The Swamp Creature 1966

Deep in the rural swamps of Texas the mad Dr. Simond Trent is conducting experiments on the local swamp people in an attempt to discover the secret of evolution. When a party of oil surveyors comes upon his isolated laboratory he decides to take the final step and turn one of them into a grotesque amphibious creature.

The Director: Larry Buchanan
The Writers: Tony Huston

Film Trivia

The titular creature doesn't actually show up until the last 6 minutes of the film.
Director Larry Buchanan later went on record saying "Never make a swamp picture. Your film comes back and it's all...strange".
Earliest TV showings February 1968.
Annabelle Weenick who played the hotel clerk also did Continuity for the film, acting under the pseudonym 'Annabelle MacAdams.'