Tag: Horror

Uncle Silas | 1947 | Jean Simmons, Derrick De Marney

Atmospheric period melodrama starring Jean Simmons as a 17-year-old who goes to live with her uncle (Derrick de Marney) and finds she is marked for murder. cast Jean Simmons as Caroline Ruthyn Katina Paxinou as Madame de la Rougierre Derrick De...

Countess Dracula | Hammer 1971 | Ingrid Pitt, Nigel Green

Ingrid Pitt turned up in a number of decent movies, but British cinema never used her talent adequately. This modest work in the Hammer canon gave her one of her few star parts, and she seizes it with appropriate relish. The Hungarian Countess...

Hands of the Ripper | Hammer 1971 | Eric Porter, Angharad Rees

This Hammer shocker has an original premise -: daughter of Jack the Ripper becomes possessed by the spirit of her dead father and carries on where he left off, only to remember nothing of her murderous actions afterwards. However, it descends into...



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