|The Abominable Dr. Phibes 1971 PG, 93 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller / Comedy / Mystery
Director: Robert Fuest
Cast: Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Virginia North, Terry-Thomas, Hugh Griffith, Aubrey Woods, Susan Travers, Alex Scott, Peter Jeffrey, Peter Gilmore, Sean Bury, David Hutcheson, Edward Burnham, Maurice Kaufmann, John Cater
This horror story centers on Dr. Phibes (Vincent Price) who, with help from his assistant Vulnavia (Virginia North), seeks revenge against the nine doctors who failed to save his wife from death. Phibes' plan involves the Biblical deadly plagues, and doctors are murdered in bizarre killings. Inspector Trout (Peter Jeffrey) is investigating, but will he be able to solve the mysterious murders before chief surgeon Dr. Vesalius (Joseph Cotten) meets his demise?
|Circus of Fear 1966 N/R, 90 min.|
Circus of Terror
Director: John Llewellyn Moxey, Werner Jacobs
Cast: Christopher Lee, Leo Genn, Anthony Newlands, Heinz Drache, Klaus Kinski, Eddi Arent, Margaret Lee, Victor Maddern, Maurice Kaufmann, Cecil Parker, Skip Martin
Murders in a traveling circus bring Scotland Yard detectives in to find the killer as well as uncover money stolen in a robbery. There are plenty of suspects in this fair suspense film.
|Fanatic 1965 N/R, 97 min.|
Genre: Horror / Thriller
aka: Die! Die! My Darling!
Director: Silvio Narizzano
Cast: Tallulah Bankhead, Stefanie Powers, Peter Vaughan, Maurice Kaufmann, Yootha Joyce, Donald Sutherland, Gwendolyn Watts, Robert Dorning, Philip Gilbert, Winifred Dennis, Diana King, Henry McGee
Religious fanatic Mrs. Trefoile (Tallulah Bankhead) lives in her decaying mansion with an odd group of helpers who cater to all her wishes. She still pines over the loss of her son several years ago in an auto accident. When the son's ex-fiancee, Pat (Stephanie Powers), makes a courtesy call on Mrs. Trefoile, she is kidnapped and locked in the basement by the elderly woman to allow her soul be cleansed in preparation for reuniting with the son in heaven.
|Fire Down Below 1957 N/R, 115 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama
Director: Robert Parrish
Cast: Rita Hayworth, Robert Mitchum, Jack Lemmon, Herbert Lom, Bonar Colleano, Bernard Lee, Eric Pohlmann, Edric Connor, Peter Illing, Anthony Newley, Lionel Murton, Vivian Matalon, Gordon Tanner, Maurice Kaufmann, Joan Miller
Smugglers Tony (Jack Lemmon) and Felix (Robert Mitchum) are plying their trade while sailing on a ship in the West Indies when Tony becomes enamored with gorgeous fellow traveler, Irena (Rita Hayworth). Felix also decides to vie for her attentions, and problems ensue.
|Fright 1971 N/R, 87 min.|
Genre: Drama / Horror / Thriller
aka: Night Legs
I'm Alone and I'm Scared
Director: Peter Collinson
Cast: Susan George, Honor Blackman, Ian Bannen, John Gregson, George Cole, Dennis Waterman, Tara Collinson, Maurice Kaufmann, Michael Brennan, Roger Lloyd-Pack
Amanda (Susan George) is hired as a babysitter by Helen (Honor Blackman). The straightforward job turns into terror when Helen's husband (Ian Bannen), who has escaped from a mental institution, breaks in with the intent of killing his wife.
|A Shot in the Dark 1964 N/R, 103 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Mystery
Director: Blake Edwards
Cast: Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, Herbert Lom, Tracy Reed, George Sanders, Graham Stark, Andre Maranne, Douglas Wilmer, Vanda Godsell, Burt Kwouk, Moira Redmond, Maurice Kaufmann, Ann Lynn, David Lodge, Martin Benson
The Pink Panther series continues as Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers), the inept–but some would say brilliant–detective solves another crime. This story takes place in Benjamin Ballon's (George Sanders) mansion in the outskirts of Paris where parlormaid Maria Gambrelli (Elke Sommer) is accused of murdering her lover. Clouseau believes that Maria is innocent; however, Chief Inspector Dreyfus (Herbert Lom) is sure that she is guilty and is dismayed–once again–at Clouseau's handling of the case. The number of murder victims increases, but Clouseau is convinced that Marie is being framed and remains determined to prove her innocence.
|1. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)|
2. Circus of Fear (1966)
aka: Circus of Terror
3. Fanatic (1965)
aka: Die! Die! My Darling!
4. Fire Down Below (1957)
5. Fright (1971)
aka: Night Legs
aka: I'm Alone and I'm Scared
6. A Shot in the Dark (1964)
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