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Dark Places (1974)

Here’s one I believe to be a forgotten thriller among the many titles in the Christopher Lee catalogue. As a matter of fact to the best of my knowledge it’s […]

The Phantom of the Opera (1962)

Following the revival of Universal Studios’ Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy and the Wolfman, Hammer Studios, turned to Gaston Leroux’s Phantom Of the Opera, originally published in serial form between 1909 […]

Too Many Movie Posters? ….. Never!

Just as I’m making some sort of headway in cataloging my poster collection along comes another bundle that just might conceal a rare gem in my eyes. I say that […]

Steel Dawn (1987)

This Lance Hool directed feature takes the classic theme of Alan Ladd’s Shane and crosses it with the post apocalyptic world of Mel Gibson’s Mad Max. Taking the lead role […]

Legend of the Werewolf (1975)

In this very Hammer like release via Tyburn Film Productions, Peter Cushing stars as an intrepid police surgeon attempting to solve a series of gruesome murders in 19th century Paris. […]

Deadly Jaws (1974)

aka No Gold For a Dead Diver ….. and a half dozen other names in foreign languages including the original German title, Ein toter Taucher nimmt kein Gold. From the […]

The Battle of the Sexes (1960)

It’s a title that can be applied to more than just this black and white British comedy but it’s one that fits as we see a timid Peter Sellers faced with […]

A Study In Terror (1965)

With the absence of a follow up to the Peter Cushing – Hammer Film, The Hound of the Baskervilles, producer Herman Cohen turned out this very Hammer like entry in […]

The Deadly Bees (1966)

Known more for their anthology films like Vault of Horror and The House That Dripped Blood, Amicus Films produced this feature length terror directed by genre stalwart, Freddie Francis. At […]

The Reptile (1966)

The journey to finally seeing a movie can be a wonderful adventure though the end result isn’t always what one is hoping for and I have to admit that Hammer’s […]

One Million B.C. (1940)

Not to be confused with the Raquel Welch Harryhausen/Hammer flick of 1966 known as One Million Years B.C., this caveman saga is the first starring role for Victor Mature by way of […]

Kiss of the Vampire (1963)

This Don Sharp directed feature for Hammer Film Productions comes from the pen of John Elder. Elder is the pseudonym for the film’s producer Anthony Hinds. Hinds served as producer […]

Blood of the Vampire (1958)

Sounds like a Hammer Film. Looks like a Hammer Film. Written by one of Hammer’s most notable writers, Jimmy Sangster. What does all this add up to? A non-Hammer title […]

Now Playing 1963 / 1965 London, Ontario

A couple of vintage newspapers revealed some interesting combinations at the local theaters here in London, Ontario, Canada. Plenty of viewing choices to pick from and not a superhero in […]

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