CIA Secret Agent 077 Dick Malloy (Ken Clark) is sent to Madrid when someone wishes to sell a dog tag apparently recovered from the sunken American nuclear submarine USS Thresher. Once the item is identified as genuine, the man is killed before he can reveal how he acquired the dog tag from the ocean floor.
British Agent 006 must recover a powerful super technology called “anti-radar”; his fellow American Agent 008 follows him because she suspects something sinister. After Agent 006 is able to recover the original plans of the machine in a journey from Switzerland to Egypt, agent 008 discovers that 006 is actually a Russian spy …
International Rescue scientist and inventor Brains (David Graham) creates a high-tech airship, dubbed Skyship One, designed to circle the world. On its maiden launch, villains hijack the aircraft.
Ken Clark stars as Dick Hallan, a journalist for the Herald-Tribune gets mixed up in international politics through a series of incredible coincidences and is finally coerced by the CIA (not really) to follow the intrigue to its unremarkable end.
A journalist is saved by a giant submarine captained by a 200 year old man who takes him to an underwater paradise city where no one ages. That’s when monsters and mutants sent by the captain’s rival, a 200 year old scientist, attack.
Direction: Reginald Le Borg (as Reginald LeBorg)
Writer: Richard H. Landau (as Richard Landau)
Actors: Boris Karloff, Beverly Tyler, Murvyn Vye
A wealthy industrialist hires the renowned hoax-buster Phillip Knight to prove that an island he plans to develop isn’t voodoo cursed. However, arriving on the island, Knight soon realizes that voodoo does exist when he discovers man-eating plants and a tribe of natives with bizarre powers.
Direction: George Waggner
Writers: Maurice Tombragel (screenplay), Victor McLeod (screenplay)
Actors: Dick Foran, Leo Carrillo, Peggy Moran
Down-on-his luck entrepreneur Bill Martin and sidekick Stuff Oliver try to stay one step in front of creditors in their seedy waterfront office when they meet “The Captain,” an idiosyncratic peg-legged old sailor. The Captain is convinced that the treasure of pirate Sir Henry Morgan is hidden somewhere in a castle on an offshore island recently inherited by Martin. His proof is a treasure map, half of which has been stolen by a mysterious Phantom who lurks in the shadows waiting for an opportunity to steal the other half. Sensing a moneymaking opportunity, Bill tries to recruit customers willing to pay $50 apiece for a “treasure hunt” outing to the “haunted” island. Among those signing up are heiress Wendy Creighton and her bored, ineffectual boy friend, a dimwitted police sergeant, a professor whose expertise is old maps, a wanted murderer and his moll, and Bill’s cousin George, who has recently offered $20,000 to buy the supposedly worthless island. They all get more than the few goosebumps they bargained for as death and the Phantom await them in the ghostly castle.
La isla de la muerte (original title)
1h 28min | Horror, Sci-Fi
1967 Spain | West Germany
Direction: Mel Welles (as Ernst von Theumer)
Writers: Mel Welles (story and screenplay), Ernst Ritter von Theumer (screenplay)
Actors: Cameron Mitchell, Elisa Montés, George Martin
The alternate titles include Maneater of Hydra and The Blood Suckers (UK title). The horror film is set on a remote island off the shore of an unidentified European country, in which the central character is a mad scientist (Cameron Mitchell) who creates hybrid trees that feed on human blood.
Synopsis from Doomed Marathon: “A group of tourists travel to an island to see its exotic botanicals. There they meet Baron von Weser (Cameron Mitchell), a reclusive scientist studying rare horticulture and experimenting with crossbreeding dangerous varieties of plants. One of the Baron’s creations is draining the blood of human beings (through a small hole in their cheek) and the tourists are dying one by one.”