The Giant Behemoth – UK/USA, 1959

The Giant Behemoth is a 1959 British-American science fiction monster movie directed by Douglas Hickox (The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1983; Theatre of Blood) and Eugène Lourié (Gorgo; The Colossus …

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House on Haunted Hill – USA, 1959

House on Haunted Hill is a 1959 American horror feature film produced and directed by William Castle (Strait-Jacket; 13 Ghosts; The Tingler; et al) from a screenplay by Robb White. The …

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The Manster – USA, 1959

‘See the two-headed killer creature!’ The Manster is a 1959 American horror feature film produced by George P. Breakston and directed by Breakston and Kenneth G. Crane (The Monster from Green Hell) from a …

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4D Man – USA, 1959

4D Man will be released by Kino Lorber Studio Classics on Blu-ray and DVD on August 20, 2019. The transfer has been newly restored in 4K from the original camera …

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The Killer Shrews – USA, 1959

‘All that was left after…’ The Killer Shrews is a 1959 American science fiction horror film directed by Ray Kellogg. It was filmed near Dallas, Texas, back-to-back with The Giant Gila Monster by producers Ken Curtis and Gordon …

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The Wasp Woman – USA, 1959

‘A beautiful woman by day – A lusting queen wasp by night.’ The Wasp Woman is a 1959 American science fiction horror feature film produced and directed by Roger Corman from a screenplay by …

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Jack the Ripper – UK, 1959

‘This lady of the night has taken her last walk!’ Jack the Ripper is a 1959 British horror thriller film produced, photographed and directed by Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman (producers …

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The Bat – USA, 1959 – reviews

‘When it flies… someone dies!’ The Bat is a 1959 American murder mystery film written and directed by playwright Crane Wilbur (screenplay for Mysterious Island; The Mad Magician; House of Wax; storyline for …

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The Head – West Germany, 1959

‘It just won’t lay down and stay dead’ The Head is a 1959 West German science fiction horror thriller written and directed by Russian-born Victor Trivas and produced by Wolf C. …

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Invisible Invaders – USA, 1959

‘Mass invasion of the world!’ Invisible Invaders is a 1959 science fiction horror feature film produced by Robert E. Kent (The Curse of the Faceless Man; The Four Skulls of …

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Caltiki The Immortal Monster – Italy, 1959

‘Terror amok! Hungry for the flesh of the world!’ Caltiki The Immortal Monster – original title: Caltiki il mostro immortale – is a 1959 Italian science fiction horror film directed by Riccardo Freda and …

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Bloodlust! – USA, 1959 – reviews

‘He hunted humans for the sheer sport of killing… and made his island paradise into a Hell on Earth!’ Bloodlust! (also known as Bloodlust and Blood Lust) is a horror/thriller film …

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Curse of the Undead – USA, 1959 – reviews

Curse of the Undead – aka Mark of the West – is a 1959 American vampire western hybrid horror film directed by Edward Dein (director of The Leech Woman; screenwriter of The Cat Creeps; The Soul of a Monster; Jungle Woman; Calling Dr …

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Lock Up Your Daughters – UK, 1959

Lock Up Your Daughters is a 1959 British compilation of clips from American 1940s Bela Lugosi films. It was apparently marketed as the first ‘film quiz’, and had selected bookings …

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The Mummy – UK, 1959 – reviews

‘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 Lee and Peter Cushing. It was released …

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Pan Book of Horror Stories

The Pan Book of Horror Stories was a paperback series of short horror story anthologies published by Pan Books Ltd. The series ran to thirty volumes, the first published in …

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The Angry Red Planet – USA, 1959 – reviews

The Angry Red Planet is a 1959 American science fiction feature film directed by Ib Melchior (co-writer of Planet of the Vampires and Death Race 2000). Pre-release titles were Invasion of Mars and Journey to Planet …

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