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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Fear in the Night – UK, 1972

Fear in the Night is a 1972 British psychological horror thriller feature film produced and directed by Jimmy Sangster from a screenplay co-written with Michael Syston. The Hammer Film Production stars Judy …

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Twins of Evil – UK, 1971

Twins of Evil is a 1971 British supernatural horror feature film directed by John Hough (American Gothic; The Legend of Hell House, Incubus) from a screenplay by Tudor Gates (The Vampire Lovers, …

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The Old Dark House – UK, 1962

‘The murder mystery with a difference: you die laughing!’ The Old Dark House is a 1962 British comedy-horror film directed by William Castle (The Tingler; Mr. Sardonicus; House on Haunted Hill; …

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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 – 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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Countess Dracula – UK, 1970 – reviews

‘A seductive nymph terrorizes in a film of traumatic demoniac pleasures’ Countess Dracula is a 1970 British horror film based on the legends surrounding the “Blood Countess” Elizabeth Báthory. It …

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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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