House of the Black Death – USA, 1965

‘Shock! Male witchcraft in evil terror!’ House of the Black Death is a 1965 American film directed by Harold Daniels (Annabelle Lee; My World Dies Screaming) and Jerry Warren from a screenplay by …

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Indestructible Man – USA, 1955

‘The screen’s 300,000 volt shocker!’ Indestructible Man is a 1955 American science fiction horror feature film produced and directed by Jack Pollexfen (The Neanderthal Man; Captive Women; The Man from Planet X) …

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The Devil’s Messenger – Sweden/USA, 1961

The Devil’s Messenger is a 1961 anthology horror film combining three episodes of the 1959 Swedish television series 13 Demon Street directed by Curt Siodmak (Donovan’s Brain; The Wolf Man) and written by Leo Guild.  Herbert …

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House of Frankenstein – USA, 1944

‘Never before… so much wickedness under one roof!’ House of Frankenstein is a 1944 American horror film starring directed by Erle C. Kenton, from a screenplay by Edward T. Lowe Jr., …

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The Mummy’s Curse – USA, 1944

Buried fury! Stalking to life from the depths of doom!’ The Mummy’s Curse is the 1944 American supernatural horror film directed by Leslie Goodwins from a screenplay by Leon Abrams and Dwight V. …

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Maila Nurmi aka Vampira – actress

Maila Nurmi (December 11, 1922 – January 10, 2008) was an actress born in Petsamo, Finland, who created the campy 1950s character Vampira, TV’s first horror host. Her gothic look and extreme 38-17-36 figure made her a ghoulish icon. …

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The Frozen Ghost – USA, 1945

The Frozen Ghost is a 1945 horror mystery film starring Lon Chaney Jr and Evelyn Ankers. Directed by Harold Young, it is the fourth film in the Inner Sanctum series …

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The Mummy’s Hand – USA, 1940

The Mummy’s Hand is a 1940 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Christy Cabanne from a screenplay co-written by Griffin Jay and Maxwell Shane It was produced by Ben …

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Spider Baby – USA, 1964 – reviews

‘Seductive innocence of Lolita, savage hunger of a black widow!’ Spider Baby – subtitled: Or the Maddest Story Ever Told – is a 1964 American dark comedy horror film, written and directed by Jack …

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The Cyclops – USA, 1957 – reviews

‘Nature gone mad!’ The Cyclops is a 1957 science fiction horror film written, produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon. Main cast: James Craig – Bigfoot | Venus Flytrap Lon Chaney Jr. – The …

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Son of Dracula – USA, 1943 – reviews

Son of Dracula is a 1943 American horror feature film directed by Robert Siodmak – his first film for Universal studios – with a screenplay based on an original story by his brother Curt. The movie …

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Dracula vs. Frankenstein – USA, 1971 – reviews

Dracula vs. Frankenstein is a 1971 American science fiction horror feature film directed by Al Adamson (Nurse Sherri). This was Lon Chaney Jr.’s final horror film role and J. Carroll Naish’s last film. Chaney filmed his part …

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Witchcraft – UK, 1964 – reviews

‘After 300 years in the grave… they returned to reap blood havoc!’ Witchcraft is a 1964 British supernatural horror film directed by Don Sharp (Psychomania; Rasputin – The Mad Monk; The Kiss of the …

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The Haunted Palace – USA, 1963 – reviews

‘What was the hideous thing in the PIT that wanted women?’ The Haunted Palace is a 1963 horror American film released by American International Pictures (AIP), starring Vincent Price, Lon Chaney Jr., and Debra Paget in a story …

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Bride of the Gorilla – USA, 1951 – reviews

‘Her clothes torn away screaming in terror! Her marriage vows were more than fulfilled!’ Bride of the Gorilla is a 1951 American horror film directed by Curt Siodmak and starring Raymond Burr, Lon Chaney Jr. and Barbara Payton. …

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