Tales That Witness Madness – UK, 1973

‘An orgy of the damned!’ Tales that Witness Madness is a 1973 British horror anthology film produced by Norman Priggen, directed by veteran horror director Freddie Francis, and written by actress Jennifer Jayne as Witness Madness. Although it …

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The Evil of Frankenstein – UK, 1964

‘Like you’ve never been shocked, shocked, shocked before!’ The Evil of Frankenstein is a 1964 British science fiction horror feature film directed by Freddie Francis (Craze; Torture Garden; The Skull; et …

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The Ghoul – UK, 1975

The Ghoul is a 1974 [released 1975] British horror feature film directed by Freddie Francis from a screenplay by John Elder [Anthony Hinds] and produced by his son, Kevin Francis …

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Craze – UK, 1974

‘Where black magic explodes into murder!’ Craze is a 1974 British horror film directed by Freddie Francis (The Skull; The Vampire Happening; The Ghoul) from a screenplay co-written by producer Herman Cohen …

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Trog – UK, 1970

‘Here comes Trog. You’ll laugh at yourself for being so scared… but don’t laugh at Trog.’ Trog is a 1970 British science fiction horror feature film directed by Freddie Francis (The …

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The Brain – UK, West Germany, 1962

‘Instrument of terror!’ The Brain is a 1962 science fiction murder mystery film with horror touches directed by Freddie Francis (Paranoiac; The Skull; The Vampire Happening) from a screenplay by Robert …

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Asylum – UK, 1972 – reviews

Second Sight Films is releasing Limited Edition UK Blu-ray releases of the Amicus horror anthologies The House That Dripped Blood and Asylum. Each release will be presented in a box set featuring original artwork from Graham …

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Hysteria – UK, 1964 – overview and reviews

‘Terrifying suspense… it will shock you out of your seat!’ Hysteria is a 1964 British psychological thriller directed by Freddie Francis (Nightmare; The Skull; The Creeping Flesh) from a screenplay by producer …

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Worst Movies

The following is a listing of movies that have generally been suggested to be the worst horror films of all-time. People asked us repeatedly to produce this list and although …

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Robert Bloch – writer

Robert Albert Bloch (April 5, 1917 – September 23, 1994) was an American fiction writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction, from Milwaukee,Wisconsin. Bloch is best known as the writer of …

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The Vault of Horror – UK, 1973

‘Everything that makes life worth leaving!’ The Vault of Horror – promoted as Vault of Horror – is a 1973 British anthology horror feature film made by Amicus Productions. Like the …

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The Psychopath – UK, 1965 – reviews

‘Mother may I go out and kill?’ The Psychopath is a 1965 [released 1966] British horror thriller film directed by Freddie Francis from a screenplay by Robert Bloch (Psycho). The Amicus production stars Patrick Wymark, Margaret Johnston, Alexander Knox, and …

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Elisabeth Lutyens – composer

(Agnes) Elisabeth Lutyens (9 July 1906 – 14 April 1983) was an English composer of classical music but is best known for her contribution for scores to horror films throughout the 1960’s. Born …

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The Skull – UK, 1965 – reviews

The Skull is a 1965 British Amicus Productions horror film directed by Freddie Francis from a screenplay by Milton Subotsky, adapted from The Skull of the Marquis de Sade, a short story by …

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Son of Dracula – UK, 1973 – reviews

‘The First Rock-and-Roll Dracula Movie!’ Son of Dracula – aka Young Dracula – is a 1973 British rock ‘n’ roll musical horror comedy film starring Harry Nilsson and ex-Beatles drummer Ringo Starr as Merlin the Magician. It was …

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Torture Garden – UK, 1967 – reviews

‘Where nothing grows but fear’ Torture Garden is a 1967 British anthology horror film produced by Amicus. It was directed by Freddie Francis (Tales from the Crypt; The Vampire Happening; The …

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