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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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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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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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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Hysteria – UK, 1964

‘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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Nightmare – UK, 1963

‘Three shocking murders did she dream them? …or do them?’ Nightmare is a 1963 [released April 1964] British psychological thriller horror film from Hammer Films, co-financed by Universal International. The film …

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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 Psychopath – UK, 1965

‘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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They Came from Beyond Space – UK, 1967

They Came from Beyond Space is a 1967 British science fiction film directed by Freddie Francis (The Skull; Torture Garden, The Vampire Happening), written by Milton Subotsky (At the Earth’s Core, The Monster Club) and based on the …

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Son of Dracula – UK, 1973

‘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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Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny & Girly – UK, 1969

Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny, and Girly – released as Girly in North America – is a 1969 British horror film, directed by Freddie Francis. The film stars Vanessa Howard (What Became of Jack and Jill?, Corruption), Michael …

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The Vampire Happening – West Germany, 1971

‘A satyrical horror comedy of a beautiful woman with bizarre tastes’ The Vampire Happening – original title: Gebissen wird nur nachts “Bitten Only At Night” – is a 1971 West German comedy horror …

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Night Must Fall – UK, 1964

‘The lusty brawling star of Tom Jones goes psycho!’ Night Must Fall is a 1964 British feature film directed by Karel Reisz (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning) from a screenplay written by Clive Exton. It …

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Torture Garden – UK, 1967

‘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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The Innocents – UK, 1961

  The Innocents is a 1961 British supernatural gothic horror feature film based on the novella The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. The title of the film was …

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The Skull – UK, 1965

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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Tales from the Crypt – UK, 1972

  Tales from the Crypt is a 1972 British horror film, directed by Freddie Francis. It is an anthology film consisting of five separate segments, based on stories from EC Comics. Only two of the stories, however, …

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Paranoiac – UK, 1963

‘Shocking! Horrifying! Macabre!’ Paranoiac – aka Paranoiac! – is a 1963 British horror thriller film from Hammer Films directed by Freddie Francis (Nightmare; Hysteria; The Skull). The screenplay was written by Jimmy Sangster, based loosely on the 1949 crime …

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