DRACULA A.D. 1972 Reviews and overview

‘Past, present or future, never count out the Count!’ Dracula A.D. 1972 is a British supernatural horror film, directed by Alan Gibson (Crescendo; Goodbye Gemini) and produced by Hammer Film Productions. It was written by Don …

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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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70s Monster Memories – book

70s Monster Memories is a 2015 British book from the writers of We Belong Dead magazine. The 400 page full colour soft back book contains over seventy chapters covering nearly every aspect of 1970s horror …

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MANIAC (1963) Reviews and overview

 ‘White-hot terror! Cold, clammy fear!’ Maniac – aka The Maniac – is a 1962 (released 1963) British psychological thriller directed by Michael Carreras for Hammer Film Productions from a screenplay by producer Jimmy Sangster. The …

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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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CRESCENDO (1969) Reviews and overview

Crescendo is a 1969 (released 1970) British psychological thriller directed by Alan Gibson (Goodbye Gemini, Dracula A.D. 1972) from a screenplay by Alfred Shaughnessy (The Flesh and Blood Show) and Jimmy Sangster for Hammer Film Productions.  The …

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VAMPIRE CIRCUS (1971) Reviews and overview

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

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Graham Humphreys – artist and designer

Graham Humphreys is a London-based English illustrator and graphic designer creating film posters, magazine illustrations, packaging, DVD inlay and book design. His distinctive rich, colourful style has graced many iconic films, starting with the …

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