TALES OF FRANKENSTEIN (1958) TV pilot

Tales of Frankenstein is a 1958 science fiction horror TV pilot episode directed by Curt Siodmak from a script by Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore [as Catherine Kuttner), based on Siodmak’s story. The episode …

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Brian Clemens – screenwriter and producer

Brian Clemens (1931 – 2015) was a noted British screenwriter and producer. Clemens is best known for his TV work, often in fantasy-based action series. His most famous creation is TV series The Avengers, …

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HYSTERIA (1965) Reviews and overview

‘Terrifying suspense… it will shock you out of your seat!’ Hysteria is a 1965 released British psychological thriller directed by Freddie Francis (Nightmare; The Skull; The Creeping Flesh) from a screenplay written …

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TASTE OF FEAR (1961) Reviews and overview

‘The motion picture shocker of the year!’ Taste of Fear is a 1961 British horror thriller film directed by Seth Holt (Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb) and shot in black-and-white by Douglas Slocombe, …

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NIGHTMARE (1964) Reviews and overview

‘Three shocking murders did she dream them? …or do them?’ Nightmare is a 1964 released British psychological horror-thriller film from Hammer Films, co-financed by Universal International. The film was directed …

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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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Sphere horror pulp fiction

Sphere horror paperbacks were published in the UK during the 1970s and 1980s. They were hugely popular and many – such as Lust for a Vampire, Blind Terror, The Ghoul, …

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THE MUMMY (1959) Reviews and overview

‘Its evil look brings madness! Its evil spell enslaves! Its evil touch kills kills kills!’ The Mummy is a 1959 British horror film directed by Terence Fisher and starring Christopher …

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VAMPIRE CIRCUS (1971) Reviews and overview

Vampire Circus is a 1971 British supernatural horror film directed by Robert Young from a screenplay by Judson Kinberg. It was produced by Wildburg Stark and Michael Carreras (who was uncredited) for Hammer …

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THE GORGON (1964) Reviews and overview

The Gorgon is a 1964 British supernatural horror film directed by Terence Fisher from a screenplay by John Gilling (director of Night Caller from Outer Space, The Reptile, The Plague of the Zombies). It stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley and Richard …

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