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Hands of the Ripper

Hands of the Ripper (1971) starring Angharad Rees, Eric Porter
Hands of the Ripper (1971) starring Angharad Rees, Eric Porter Hammer’s Hands of the Ripper deals with the fictional story of the daughter of Jack the Ripper, orphaned at a young age, who at the age of 17 starts to be influenced by the spirit of her dead father, while...
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The Revenge of Frankenstein

The Revenge of Frankenstein
The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) starring Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Michael Gwynn In Hammer Studios’ Frankenstein films, the focus of the films was not on the monster, but rather on Dr. Frankenstein — an excellent choice. The Revenge of Frankenstein continues where The Curse of Frankenstein left off. The...
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She

She, starring Ursula Andres, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee
She (1967) starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Ursula Andres  Set in Palestine in 1918 “She“, relates the story of three wartime buddies — Major Horace Holly (Peter Cushing), Leo Vincy (John Richardson) and Job (Bernard Cribbons), who at the end of the war find themselves in the Middle...
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The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele It has been said that Vincent Price often played the role of the tragic monster — and that’s never more true than in  The Pit and the Pendulum. Vincent Price plays Don Nicholas Medina, a man whose...
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Prehistoric Women

Prehistoric Women - Hammer Films
Prehistoric Women (1967) – Hammer Films  Hammer Films, having made  One Million B.C., had all of these leftover sets — what to do with them? Make a very campy, rather silly, “Cave girls in trouble” film, of course. It’s campy in the style of the 1960’s  Batman TV...
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The Evil of Frankenstein

The Evil of Frankenstein - DVD cover
Synopsis of The Evil of Frankenstein Penniless, Baron Frankenstein returns to his home town to retrieve whatever items he can to sell … only to find that they’ve already been taken by the corrupt mayor. The baron and his assistant seek refuge in a cave.  With the help...
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The Curse of Frankenstein

Curse of Frankenstein (1957) starring Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Christopher Lee
Synopsis of  Curse of Frankenstein Baron Victor von Frankenstein is facing execution for the murders that he has committed.   He tells the story of how he came to this point, telling his story in flashback. The story of how he learned to reanimate the dead. In an act...
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The Curse of the Werewolf

The Curse of the Werewolf, starring Oliver Reed
Synopsis for  Curse of the Werewolf Curse of the Werewolf  begins with a beggar arriving at a deserted town, where a cruel Marques is celebrating his wedding at his castle.   After being humiliated by the Marques, the beggar is imprisoned in the dungeon and forgotten.  His only...
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