|The Dance of Death 1969 PG, 149 min.|
Director: David Giles
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Geraldine McEwan, Robert Lang, Janina Faye, Malcolm Reynolds, Carolyn Jones, Jeanne Watts, Peter Penry-Jones, Maggie Riley, Frederick Pyne
The story is based on August Strindberg's play about a fierce old sea captain (Laurence Olivier) and his neurotic relationship with his long-suffering wife.
|The Day of the Triffids 1962 N/R, 93 min.|
Genre: Sci-Fi / Horror
Director: Steve Sekely, Freddie Francis
Cast: Howard Keel, Nicole Maurey, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore, Mervyn Johns, Ewan Roberts, Alison Leggett, Janina Faye, Geoffrey Matthews, Gilgi Hauser
A meteor shower blinds all who look at it, but Bill Masen (Howard Keel) is spared. The shower also brought alien spores that quickly took hold on Earth, growing into huge, fast-spreading, carnivorous plants, and the blind people are easy targets. Bill searches for others who still have sight in order to save the Earth. Meanwhile, a couple (Janette Scott and Kieron Moore) works in a lighthouse on a scientific solution.
|Horror of Dracula 1958 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
Director: Terence Fisher
Cast: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling, Carol Marsh, John Van Eyssen, Miles Malleson, Charles Lloyd Pack, Valerie Gaunt, George Merritt, Olga Dickie, Janina Faye, Barbara Archer, George Woodbridge, George Benson
This is Christopher Lee's first performance as Count Dracula in what would lead to a series of Dracula films. In this rendition of Bram Stoker's tale, Dr. Van Helsing (Peter Cushing)–the nemesis of Count Dracula–is determined to uncover the truth.
|The Story of Esther Costello 1957 N/R, 104 min.|
Director: David Miller
Cast: Joan Crawford, Rossano Brazzi, Heather Sears, Lee Patterson, Ron Randell, Fay Compton, Bessie Love, Sid James, Denis O'Dea, John Loder, Robert Ayres, Maureen Delaney, Harry Hutchinson, Tony Quinn, Janina Faye
Esther Costello (Heather Sears) has been deaf, mute, and blind since childhood and has suffered through subsequent exploitation. Now, Esther is 18 years old, and a wealthy American woman, Margaret Landi (Joan Crawford), who treats Esther like a daughter is involved in her life.
|1. The Dance of Death (1969)|
2. The Day of the Triffids (1962)
3. Horror of Dracula (1958)
4. The Story of Esther Costello (1957)
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