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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Dracula – film, USA, UK, 1979

‘A Love Story’ Dracula is a 1979 British-American horror feature film directed by John Badham from a screenplay by W. D. Richter (Needful Things; Invasion of the Body Snatchers), loosely …

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Circus of Horrors – UK, 1960

‘One man’s lust… made men into beasts, stripped women of their souls!’ Circus of Horrors is a 1960 British horror feature film directed by Sidney Hayers (Deadly Strangers; Revenge; Assault; Night of the Eagle) from a …

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Death Line aka Raw Meat – UK, 1972

‘Mind the doors!!!’ Death Line is a 1972 British horror feature film directed by American filmmaker Gary Sherman (Dead & Buried, Poltergeist III) from his own storyline. It was scripted by Ceri Jones and distributed as Raw Meat in the …

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The Mutations aka The Freakmaker – UK, 1974

‘It’s not nice to fool with Mother Nature…… it can be Horrifying! Even to Them! The Mutations is a 1974 British science fiction horror film directed by Jack Cardiff from a screenplay by producer Robert …

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The Hands of Orlac – France | UK, 1960

The Hands of Orlac – aka Les Mains d’Orlac – is a 1960 French/British horror feature film directed by Edmond T. Gréville from a screenplay co-written with Donald Taylor and John V. Baines, based on …

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Terror in the Aisles – USA, 1984

‘It’s a cut above the rest.’ Terror in the Aisles is a 1984 American documentary feature film about horror and suspense films. It was co-produced and directed by Hollywood trailers supremo Andrew J. Kuehn …

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Eye of the Devil – UK, 1966

‘This is the climax in mind-chilling terror!’ Eye of the Devil is a 1966 British horror film with occult and supernatural themes directed by J. Lee Thompson (10 to Midnight; Happy Birthday …

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The Pied Piper – UK, 1972

The Pied Piper is a 1972 British film directed by Jacques Demy and starring Jack Wild, Donald Pleasence (Death Line; The Mutations; Halloween) and John Hurt and featuring Donovan and Diana …

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What a Carve Up – UK, 1961

What a Carve Up is a 1961 British comedy horror film produced by Robert S. Baker and Monty Berman (Blood of the Vampire, Jack the Ripper, The Flesh and the Fiends) and directed by Pat Jackson from a …

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Donald Pleasence – actor

Donald Pleasence (5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) was an iconic English film, television, and stage actor. His most notable film roles include Michael Myers-obsessed psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis in the Halloween series and the …

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Night Creature – USA, 1978

‘Where the hunter becomes the hunted’ Night Creature – also released as Out of the Darkness; Devil Cat and Fear – is a 1978 American horror film directed by Lee …

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Phenomena – Italy, 1985

Phenomena is a 1985 Italian horror feature film directed by Dario Argento (Tenebrae; Deep Red; The Bird with the Crystal Plumage; et al) from a screenplay co-written with Franco Ferrini. …

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Prince of Darkness – USA, 1987

Prince of Darkness is a 1987 American horror film directed, written, and scored by John Carpenter. The film is the second entry in what Carpenter calls his “Apocalypse Trilogy”, which …

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Vampire in Venice – Italy, 1988

Vampire in Venice is a 1988 Italian horror feature film starring Klaus Kinski (Count Dracula; Schizoid; Crawlspace), Christopher Plummer (The Pyx; Wolf), Donald Pleasence (Death Line; Halloween; Phenomena), Barbara De Rossi and Yorgo …

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The Monster Club – UK, 1980

The Monster Club is a 1980 British comedy horror film directed by Roy Ward Baker and starring Vincent Price and John Carradine. An anthology film, it is based on the works …

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The Devil’s Men – US/UK/Greece, 1976

‘Half man – half-beast. Trapped in a world forgotten by time’ The Devil’s Men is a 1976 American-British-Greek horror film directed by Kostas Karagiannis from a screenplay by Arthur Rowe. It stars Donald Pleasence, Peter …

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Alone in the Dark – USA, 1982

‘They’re out… for blood! Don’t let them find you’ Alone in the Dark is a 1982 American slasher horror feature film directed by Jack Sholder (editor of The Burning and future director of A Nightmare …

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Halloween – USA, 1978

‘The trick was to stay alive’ Halloween is a 1978 American slasher horror feature film directed, produced, and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis (Prom Night; Terror Train; …

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