Double Bill Movie Posters!

Ah, those were the days… when movies were often released as double bills in the theatres! Such fond memories! Here’s a selection of double feature posters to feast your eyes on. As I hunted for cool examples to share I realised I had seen a fair few of these myself, when I was a kidContinue reading “Double Bill Movie Posters!”

Posters for Quatermass And The Pit (1967)

Hammer’s QUATERMASS AND THE PIT (aka 5 MILLION YEARS TO EARTH) is a big screen adaptation of the BBC series of the same name. It is well-acted by Andrew Kier, James Donald, Barbara Shelley, Bryan Marshall, Julian Glover and Duncan Lamont, it is also genuinely creepy and full of great ideas. I like how writerContinue reading “Posters for Quatermass And The Pit (1967)”

Posters for One Million Years B.C. (1966)

I love this movie. I first saw it aged 5 in the cinema and again when it was rereleased in a double bill with Hammer’s SHE. I have vivid memories of being in the big Palace Cinema (now long gone) in Tamworth, being sucked into this prehistoric world via the intro sequence (created by LesContinue reading “Posters for One Million Years B.C. (1966)”

The Mummy’s Shroud (1967)

Prem, the mummified manservant of Pharaoh Kah-To-Bey, is brought back to life in the Cairo Museum by the Bedouin Hasmid (Roger Delgado, who’d go on to play ‘The Master’ in many series of DOCTOR WHO), who chants a sacred oath on a shroud. The mummy then goes on a rampage, killing the members of theContinue reading “The Mummy’s Shroud (1967)”

The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb (1964)

After the mummy of Ra-Antef is discovered in 1900 by three Egyptologists (Ronald Howard, Jack Gwillim and Bernard Rebel), all the mummy’s artefacts are taken to London by the expedition’s backer – brash American showman Alexander King (Fred Clark) – who intends to exploit the discovery as a travelling road show. The mummy, of course,Continue reading “The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb (1964)”

The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)

SATANIC RITES was the eighth film in Hammer’s Dracula series and it was the seventh (and final) one to feature Christopher Lee as the undead Count. The film was the fourth one to star Peter Cushing as Van Helsing: he played the original Van Helsing twice and a descendent of Van Helsing twice in theContinue reading “The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)”

The Gorgon (1964)

Professor Heitz (Michael Goodliffe) travels to Vandorf to prove that his bohemian artist son, who has committed suicide, is being used as a scapegoat to cover up the fact there is an ancient evil prowling the area, turning people to stone. Unfortunately, the professor himself falls victim to this creature but, before he becomes aContinue reading “The Gorgon (1964)”

Vampire Circus (1972)

Local villagers fight and kill Count Mitterhaus (Robert Tayman): a vampire who has been preying on the village’s children. As he ‘dies’, the Count curses the village, saying that the surviving children of those who attacked him will all die. Fifteen years later the village is suffering from an outbreak of a plague-like illness, resultingContinue reading “Vampire Circus (1972)”

The Lost Continent (1968)

The tramp steamer Corita sails towards a hurricane, which could prove more dangerous than usual because Captain Lansen (Eric Porter) is smuggling barrels of the explosive Phosphor B, which can detonate if mixed with water. His ship’s passengers, unaware of this explosive danger, are a varied bunch of characters who have their own reasons for sailingContinue reading “The Lost Continent (1968)”

The Reptile (1966)

Harry Spalding (Ray Barrett) moves into his late brother’s cottage in a village in Cornwall with his new wife Valerie (Jennifer Daniel). The village’s inhabitants are all on edge due to the odd deaths that are plaguing the place and only the local pub owner (Michael Ripper) is friendly to the newly arrived couple. TheContinue reading “The Reptile (1966)”