A Bucket of Blood (1960)
Director: Roger Corman
Actors: Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Antony Carbone, Ed Nelson, Judy Bamber, Julian Burton
Runtime: 72 min.
Walter Paisley (Dick Miller) is a struggling artist working as a waiter in a beatnik cafe. His work is uninspired until his landlady's cat accidentally dies one day.
Trivia: A Bucket of Blood was produced for $50,000 and shot in 5 days. Barboura Morris, who plays Carla, was married to director Monte Hellman (Beast from the Haunted Cave).