Daily Archives March 6, 2018

The Mummy (1959)


THE MUMMY (1959)


1h 28min | Adventure, Horror

1959 UK
Direction: Terence Fisher
Writer: Jimmy Sangster (screenplay)
Actors: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux

In the 1890s a team of British archaeologists discover the untouched tomb of Princess Ananka but accidentally bring the mummified body of her High Priest back to life. Three years later back in England a follower of the same Egyptian religion unleashes the mummy to exact grisly revenge on the despoilers of the sacred past.


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The Mummy’s Shroud (1967)


THE MUMMY’S SHROUD (1967)


1h 30min | Horror

1967 UK
Direction: John Gilling
Writers: John Gilling (screenplay), Anthony Hinds (from an original story by) (as John Elder)
Actors: André Morell, John Phillips, David Buck

In 1920 an archaeological expedition discovers the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. Returning home with their discovery, the expedition members soon find themselves being killed off by a mummy, which can be revived by reading the words off the prince’s burial shroud.


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The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb (1964)


THE CURSE OF THE MUMMY’S TOMB (1964)


1h 21min | Horror

1964 UK
Direction: Michael Carreras
Writer: Michael Carreras (screenplay) (as Henry Younger)
Actors: Terence Morgan, Ronald Howard, Fred Clark

When European Egyptologists Dubois, Giles and Bray discover the tomb of the Egyptian prince Ra, American entrepreneur and investor Alexander King insists on shipping the treasures and sarcophagus back to England for tour and display. Once there, someone with murderous intent has discovered the means of waking the centuries dead prince.


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Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb (1971)


BLOOD FROM THE MUMMY’S TOMB (1971)


1h 34min | Horror

1971 UK
Direction: Seth Holt, Michael Carreras (uncredited)
Writers: Christopher Wicking (screenplay), Bram Stoker (novel)
Actors: Andrew Keir, Valerie Leon, James Villiers

On the night before her anniversary, Margaret Fuchs receives an ancient Egyptian ring with a red stone as a birthday gift from her father, Prof. Julian Fuchs. Margaret has frequent nightmares about an expedition in Egypt with five members, including her father, finding the tomb of Queen Tera, an evil sorcerer with a severed hand. The members collect the sarcophagus with a totally preserved mummy, the severed hand with the ring with a red stone, and three relics. Margaret is possessed by the spirit of Tera and chases the expedition members to retrieve the objects and gives life back to Tera.


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The Anniversary (1968)


THE ANNIVERSARY (1968)


1h 35min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

1968 UK
Direction: Roy Ward Baker
Writers: Jimmy Sangster (screenplay), Bill MacIlwraith (from the stage play by)
Stars: Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock, Jack Hedley

On the celebration of the anniversary of Mrs. Taggart, her three dominated sons come to her house for the party. Terry, Henry and Tom Taggart work in construction, in a business that belonged to their father and is presently managed by their manipulative mother. Tom brings his pregnant fiancée Shirley Blair to tell his mother that they will marry each other; Terry brings his wife Karen Taggart and they secretly intend to emigrate to Canada; and Henry is gay and loves to wear women’s underwear. During the night, the mean Mrs. Taggart uses the most despicable means and tricks to get rid off Shirley and Terry and keep her sons close to her.


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The Nanny (1965)


THE NANNY (1965)


1h 33min | Thriller

1965 UK
Direction: Seth Holt
Writers: Jimmy Sangster (screenplay), Marryam Modell (novel) (as Evelyn Piper)
Actors: Bette Davis, Wendy Craig, Jill Bennett

Bette Davis is an English nanny whose charge is a rude 10-year-old Joey, just discharged from a disturbed children’s home where he’d spent two years undergoing treatment for drowning his little sister in the bath. He returns to an unloving father, fragile mother, and doting nanny — whom he hates. Suspicion arises again when his mother is poisoned, and Joey continues to insist Nanny is responsible. Joey contends the nanny was responsible for his little sister’s death, and only the upstairs neighbour girl believes him.


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The Green Slime (1968)


THE GREEN SLIME (1968)


1h 30min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
 

1968 Italy | Japan | USA
Direction: Kinji Fukasaku
Writers: Bill Finger (screenplay) (as William Finger), Ivan Reiner (story)
Actors: Robert Horton, Luciana Paluzzi, Richard Jaeckely

A giant asteroid is heading toward Earth so some astronauts disembark from a nearby space station to blow it up. The mission is successful, and they return to the station unknowingly bringing back a gooey green substance that mutates into one-eyed tentacled monsters that feed off electricity. Soon the station is crawling with them, and people are being zapped left and right!


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Voyage to the End of the Universe (1963)


VOYAGE TO THE END OF THE UNVERSE (1963)


Ikarie XB 1 (original title)
1h 21min | Sci-Fi

1963 Czechoslovakia
Direction: Jindrich Polák
Writers: Pavel Jurácek (screenplay and dialogue), Jindrich Polák (screenplay and dialogue)
Stars: Zdenek Stepánek, Frantisek Smolík, Dana Medrická

A giant spaceship carrying colonists to a new planet runs into unexpected troubles on its journey, ranging from encounters with abandoned alien craft to malfunctioning onboard computers and tensions among its crew and passengers.


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Message from Space (1978)


MESSAGE FROM SPACE (1978)


Uchu kara no messeji (original title)
1h 45min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

1978 Japan
Direction: Kinji Fukasaku
Writers: Kinji Fukasaku (story), Shôtarô Ishinomori (story)
Stars: Vic Morrow, Shin’ichi Chiba, Philip Casnoff

In this Star Wars take-off, the peaceful planet of Jillucia has been nearly wiped out by the Gavanas, whose leader takes orders from his mother (played by a comic actor in drag) rather than the Emperor. King Kaiba sends out eight Liabe holy seeds, each to be received by a chosen one to defend the Gavanas. Each recipient, ranging from hardened General Garuda to Gavana Prince Hans to young Terrans Meia, Kido, and Aaron all have different reactions to being chosen.


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Moon Zero Two (1969)


MOON ZERO TWO (1969)


1h 40min | Crime, Sci-Fi

1969 UK
Direction: Roy Ward Baker
Writers: Michael Carreras (screenplay), Gavin Lyall (from an original story by)
Actors: James Olson, Catherine Schell, Warren Mitchelly

A space salvage expert and his partner become involved with a group of criminals intent on hijacking a small asteroid made of sapphire and crashing it into the moon for later recovery. The only place that they can bring the asteroid down without drawing attention to themselves is a far side mining claim. But first they must dispose of the miner. Little known to them, however, is the fact that the miners sister has hired the same salvage team to help her locate her missing brother.


MOON ZERO TWO (1969) TRAILER



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