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High Treason (1929)

“Secret forces are driving the great continents into war as surely as they did in 1914…”   Director:  Maurice Elvey Starring:  Benita Hume, Jameson Thomas, Humberston Wright, Basil Gill Screenplay:  L’Estrange Fawcett, based upon the play by Noel Pemberton Billing … Continue reading

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The Man Upstairs (1958)

Director:  Don Chaffey Starring: Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Donald Houston, Dorothy Alison, Kenneth Griffith, Patricia Jessel, Virginia Maskell, Walter Hudd, Charles Houston, Maureen Connell, Amy Dalby, Alfred Burke, Patrick Jordan Screenplay:  Alun Falconer, Robert Dunbar and Don Chaffey, based upon … Continue reading

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Seven Days To Noon (1950)

[Also known as: Ultimatum] Director:  John Boulting and Roy Boulting Starring:  Barry Jones, André Morell, Olive Sloane, Joan Hickson, Hugh Cross, Sheila Manahan, Ronald Adam, Joan Hickson, Wyndham Goldie, Marie Ney Screenplay:  Frank Harvey and Roy Boulting, based upon a … Continue reading

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The Man Who Changed His Mind (1936)

“I shall show you strange things about the mind of man…”   [aka The Man Who Lived Again aka The Brainsnatcher aka Body Switch aka Dr Maniac] Director:  Robert Stevenson Starring: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, John Loder, Frank Cellier, Donald … Continue reading

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The Reptile (1966)

“That vile thing underneath that blanket is my daughter, Anna! Oh, not the Anna you know; not that lovely girl, but a hideous parody of herself, a loathsome thing…!”   Director:  John Gilling Starring:  Ray Barrett, Noel Willman, Jacqueline Pearce, … Continue reading

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The Snake Woman (1961)

“Life is such a miraculous, delicate thing. What if this poison were to upset the balance? – and instead of a normal, healthy child, ours were to be born a—a—“   [Also known as: Terror Of The Snake Woman] Director:  … Continue reading

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The Lodger (1932)

“How do you know that he too is not innocent? That these crimes are not some madness, the beast in all of us coming to the surface? How do you know—that he knows what he does…?” [aka The Phantom Fiend] … Continue reading

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The Lodger (1927)

“He went out late last night—and half an hour later he came creeping back, as if he didn’t want to be heard. You don’t think…he…?”   Director:  Alfred Hitchcock Starring:  Ivor Novello, June Tripp, Marie Ault, Malcolm Keen, Arthur Chesney … Continue reading

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Jet Storm (1959)

“He didn’t tell me what it was. He said it was just—samples. Chemical samples… Oh, it—couldn’t be! People don’t do things like that! Ernest, you wouldn’t – !?”   Director:  C. Raker Endfield Starring:  Richard Attenborough, Stanley Baker, Mai Zetterling, … Continue reading

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Amityville Playhouse (2015)

“Can you explain to me why six people would be killed each year on this particular date?”   [aka The Amityville Playhouse aka Amityville Theatre aka The Amityville Theater] Director:  John R. Walker Starring:  Monèle LeStrat, John R. Walker, Linden … Continue reading

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