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Et Al. Nov22

Fear (1917) Original title: Furcht. There is ongoing debate about the correct running-time of this film, which is often listed around at 72 minutes but exists generally in prints running between 45 and 55 minutes; some people believe the last … Continue reading

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The Dark Eyes Of London (1939)

“You’re blind…and you can’t speak…but you can hear…and that will never do…”   [Also known as: The Human Monster] Director:  Walter Summers Starring:  Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Edmon Ryan, Wilfred Walter, Alexander Field, Arthur E. Owen, Gerald Pring, … Continue reading

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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1916)

“Captain Nemo, having built and launched the ‘Monster,’ followed the path of vessels for 20,000 leagues in search of vengeance…”   Director:  Stuart Paton Starring:  Allen Holubar, Matt Moore, Jane Gail, William Welsh, Dan Hanlon, Curtis Benton, Noble Johnson, Edna … Continue reading

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The Thing With Two Heads (1972)

  “Level with us, doctor: have you created a monster?”   Director:  Lee Frost Starring:  Rosey Grier, Ray Milland, Don Marshall, Roger Perry, Chelsea Brown, Kathy Baumann, George E. Carey, Wes Bishop, Lee Frost, Rick Baker Screenplay:  Lee Frost, Wes … Continue reading

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Sugar Hill (1974)

“I give you your revenge! Put them to evil use—it’s all they know or want!”   [aka The Zombies Of Sugar Hill] Director:  Paul Maslansky Starring:  Marki Bey, Robert Quarry, Don Pedro Colley, Zara Culley, Richard Lawson, Betty Anne Rees, … Continue reading

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Home For The Holidays (1972)

“If a nightmare like that ever happens again – if for some evil reason, I’m ever accused by anyone of killing – well, the next time I will not be the one who wakes up screaming…”   Director:  John Llewellyn … Continue reading

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Et Al. July22

The Mechanical Man (1921, incomplete) Original title: L’uomo meccanico. This important early science-fiction film was written and produced by André Deed (real name: Henri André Chapais), an important figure at the dawn of cinema who, after performing on the stage, … Continue reading

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713 Prosit Posadku (1962)

    [Translated title: 713 Requests Permission To Land] Director:  Grigori Nikulin Starring:  Vladimir Chestnokov, Otar Koberidze, Lev Kruglyy, Lyudmila Abramova, Nikolai Korn, Yefim Kopelyan, Vladimir Vysotsky, Lyudmila Shagalova, Nonna Ten, Aleksandr Barushnoy, Joseph Konopatsky Screenplay:  Alexey Leontyev and Andrei … Continue reading

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Flug in Gefahr (1964)

“…und hatte keinen Fisch zum Abendessen…”   [Translated title:  Flight In Danger] Director:  Theo Metzger Starring:  Hanns Lothar, Ingmar Zeisberg, Günther Neutze, Benno Sterzenbach, Klaus Schwarzkopf, Wolfgang Stumpf, Willy Semmelrogge, Heinz Weiss, Günther Hoffmann, Rose-Renée Roth Screenplay:  Theo Metzger and … Continue reading

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The End Of The World (1916)

“It is God’s punishment…”   [Original title: Verdens Undergang] [aka The Flaming Sword aka The Last Judgement] Director:  August Blom Starring:  Olaf Fønss, Ebba Thomsen, Johanne Fritz-Petersen, Carl Lauritzen, Thorleif Lund, Alf Blütecher, Frederik Jacobsen, K. Zimmermann Screenplay:  Otto Rung … Continue reading

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