Tag Archives: Amicus Productions

3 things about Freddie Francis’ TALES FROM THE CRYPT

Tales from the Crypt [1972] 1. The wisdom of murdering one’s husband on Christmas Eve while one’s child is upstairs in bed waiting for Santa. 2. Every part of him will be alive forever. 3. As he makes his way … Continue reading

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3 things about Roy Ward Baker’s THE VAULT OF HORROR

The Vault of Horror [1973] 1. Neck tap. 2. A jar labeled “ODDS AND ENDS.” 3. Tan corduroy suit with a loud, wide red tie. 3 other things.

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3 things about Freddie Francis’ DR. TERROR’S HOUSE OF HORORS

Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors [1965] 1. M says, “A plant like that could take over the world.” 2. POV shot as Dr. Terror sizes up his fellow passengers. As the camera pans across the compartment, the side of his face … Continue reading

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3 things about Kevin Connor’s FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE

From Beyond the Grave [1974] 1. A coffin lined with nails. 2. Margaret Leighton as Janis Joplin: floppy hat, glasses. 3. Smoke begins to fill the room–but only in the mirror.

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3 things about Roy Ward Baker’s ASYLUM

Asylum [1972] 1. A human head tightly wrapped in brown butcher paper, tied with string. Very Giorgio de Chirico. 2. Charlotte Rampling stares into the mirror and laughs maniacally. 3. Miniature robot Herbert Lom.

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3 things about Peter Duffell’s THE HOUSE THAT DRIPPED BLOOD

The House That Dripped Blood [1971] 1. The garb of a mystery writer is apparently a pink collared shirt and a bulky white cardigan. 2. A rather unconvincing wax replica of Peter Cushing’s head. 3. He puts on the cloak … Continue reading

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3 things about Freddie Francis’ TORTURE GARDEN

Torture Garden [1967] 1. One by one he drops the five-pound notes into the flames. 2. A giant snow globe in the center of the dining room. Inside of it: two girls, one in a sexy Christmas outfit. 3. Jack … Continue reading

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