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CHRISTOPHER LEE IN HAMMER FILMS 'THE TERROR OF THE TONGS'

CHRISTOPHER LEE IN HAMMER FILMS 'THE TERROR OF THE TONGS' CHRISTOPHER LEE IN HAMMER FILMS 'THE TERROR OF THE TONGS'

Poster for Hammer's TERROR OF THE TONGS with Christopher Lee Year: 1961 Geoffrey Toone, as the hero in Hammer's THE TERROR OF THE TO...

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DAVID PEEL & PETER CUSHING IN HAMMER'S 'THE BRIDES OF DRACULA'

DAVID PEEL & PETER CUSHING IN HAMMER'S 'THE BRIDES OF DRACULA' DAVID PEEL & PETER CUSHING IN HAMMER'S 'THE BRIDES OF DRACULA'

Brides of Dracula Year: 1960 Rating: ***1/2 A young, blond-haired, pretty boy Hammer DRACULA works since David Peel has such little screen-t...

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DIANA DORS IN THE HAMMER FILMS FILM-NOIR 'MAN BAIT'

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year: 1952 cast: Diana Dors, George Brent rating: ***1/2 With blonde beauty Diana Dors’ full-full lips, any expression wields a pout. And it...

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STANLEY BAKER IN HAMMER'S WAR DRAMA 'YESTERDAY'S ENEMY

STANLEY BAKER IN HAMMER'S WAR DRAMA 'YESTERDAY'S ENEMY STANLEY BAKER IN HAMMER'S WAR DRAMA 'YESTERDAY'S ENEMY

Stanley Baker in Edwina Carroll Year: 1959 Rates: **** This Hammer WWII b-movie was originally a stage-play, and with the contained setting ...

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PETER CUSHING LIMPING THROUGH HAMMER'S 'THE MUMMY'

PETER CUSHING LIMPING THROUGH HAMMER'S 'THE MUMMY' PETER CUSHING LIMPING THROUGH HAMMER'S 'THE MUMMY'

Title: The Mummy Year: 1961 Rating: **1/2 The greatest HAMMER director Terence Fisher's third of four Universal Classic Monster remakes,...

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OLIVER REED IN HAMMER FILMS 'PARANOIAC' WITH JANETTE SCOTT

OLIVER REED IN HAMMER FILMS 'PARANOIAC' WITH JANETTE SCOTT OLIVER REED IN HAMMER FILMS 'PARANOIAC' WITH JANETTE SCOTT

Poster for PARANOIAC Year: 1963 Rating: **** If Terence Fisher was the Universal Classic Monsters version of England's HAMMER FILMS, viv...

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HAMMER CONNECTED DIRECTOR & ACTRESS MAKE A 'BREAKOUT'

HAMMER CONNECTED DIRECTOR & ACTRESS MAKE A 'BREAKOUT' HAMMER CONNECTED DIRECTOR & ACTRESS MAKE A 'BREAKOUT'

Hazel Court in BREAKOUT Year: 1959 Rates: *** Yet another cautious, severely unpretentious British heist flick where tight calculation and t...

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GILLIAN HILLS STARRING IN HAMMER'S 'DEMONS OF THE MIND'

GILLIAN HILLS STARRING IN HAMMER'S 'DEMONS OF THE MIND' GILLIAN HILLS STARRING IN HAMMER'S 'DEMONS OF THE MIND'

Gillian Hills in Demons of the Mind Year: 1972 Rates: ** It was inevitable to become a disappointing spooky-titled horror flick since DEMONS...

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VICTOR MATURE AND DIANA DORS TRUCKING IN 'THE LONG HAUL'

VICTOR MATURE AND DIANA DORS TRUCKING IN 'THE LONG HAUL' VICTOR MATURE AND DIANA DORS TRUCKING IN 'THE LONG HAUL'

Title: THE LONG HAUL Year: 1957 Rating: ***1/2 What begins as a kind of lightweight HELL DRIVERS with token yankee Victor Mature joining a b...

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MODEL ACTRESS: AN INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTINA GREGG

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William Campbell & Christina Gregg in The Young Racers Christina Gregg turned up in a handful of British movies and television shows fro...

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CHRISTINA GREGG PLAYS VICTIM FOR THE 'COVER GIRL KILLER'

CHRISTINA GREGG PLAYS VICTIM FOR THE 'COVER GIRL KILLER' CHRISTINA GREGG PLAYS VICTIM FOR THE 'COVER GIRL KILLER'

Christina Gregg faces death in THE COVER GIRL KILLER Year: 1959 Rating: ** Any chance to see model-turned-actress Christina Gregg is worthwh...

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BRITISH STARLET CHRISTINA GREGG RUNS AWAY WITH 'RAG DOLL'

BRITISH STARLET CHRISTINA GREGG RUNS AWAY WITH 'RAG DOLL' BRITISH STARLET CHRISTINA GREGG RUNS AWAY WITH 'RAG DOLL'

Christina Gregg in RAG DOLL Year: 1961 Rates: *** A cinematic dream come true for fans of Christina Gregg — the incredibly beautiful British...

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LANCE COMFORT MAKES 'THE BREAK' WITH CHRISTINA GREGG

LANCE COMFORT MAKES 'THE BREAK' WITH CHRISTINA GREGG LANCE COMFORT MAKES 'THE BREAK' WITH CHRISTINA GREGG

Christina Gregg & William Lucas THE BREAK Year: 1962 The same year British beauty Christina Gregg played a schoolgirl told DON'T...

CHRISTINA GREGG MAILING IN A STRANGE 'FATE TAKES A HAND'

CHRISTINA GREGG MAILING IN A STRANGE 'FATE TAKES A HAND' CHRISTINA GREGG MAILING IN A STRANGE 'FATE TAKES A HAND'

Christina Gregg & Ronald Howard Year: 1961 Rates: *** This British hour-long b-movie feels like a reality-TV pilot with Christina Gregg,...

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JACQUELINE ELLIS IN 'ACCIDENTAL DEATH' WITH JOHN CARSON

JACQUELINE ELLIS IN 'ACCIDENTAL DEATH' WITH JOHN CARSON JACQUELINE ELLIS IN 'ACCIDENTAL DEATH' WITH JOHN CARSON

title: Accidental Death Year: 1963 Rating: ***1/2 Resembling a pretty young school teacher who "doesn't look like the teachers I ha...

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BRITISH BEAUTY CHRISTINA GREGG IN 'TWO WIVES AT ONE WEDDING'

BRITISH BEAUTY CHRISTINA GREGG IN 'TWO WIVES AT ONE WEDDING' BRITISH BEAUTY CHRISTINA GREGG IN 'TWO WIVES AT ONE WEDDING'

Christina Gregg in Two Wives Year: 1961 Rating: ** Watching TWO WIVES AT ONE WEDDING strictly for the presence of British model/actress Chri...

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CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER & ELLIOTT GOULD IN 'THE SILENT PARTNER'

CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER & ELLIOTT GOULD IN 'THE SILENT PARTNER' CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER & ELLIOTT GOULD IN 'THE SILENT PARTNER'

Christopher Plummer in The Silent Partner Year: 1978 An almost perfect vehicle for the recently-departed legendary actor Christopher Plummer...

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STEVEN RITCH MAKES A MELANCHOLY CREATURE IN 'THE WEREWOLF'

STEVEN RITCH MAKES A MELANCHOLY CREATURE IN 'THE WEREWOLF' STEVEN RITCH MAKES A MELANCHOLY CREATURE IN 'THE WEREWOLF'

Poster for THE WEREWOLF Year: 1956 Rating: **** Lon Chaney Jr. was the most famous movie werewolf, David Naughton the best, and Steven Ritch...

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RITA HAYWORTH IS 'MISS SADIE THOMPSON' W/ CHARLES BRONSON

RITA HAYWORTH IS 'MISS SADIE THOMPSON' W/ CHARLES BRONSON RITA HAYWORTH IS 'MISS SADIE THOMPSON' W/ CHARLES BRONSON

Charles Bronson and Henry Slate Year: 1953 Rates: *** 1/2 This adaptation of Somerset Maugham's sordid tale about an alluring woman who ...

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HUBERT CORNFIELD'S FILM NOIR PROGRAMMER 'SUDDEN DANGER'

HUBERT CORNFIELD'S FILM NOIR PROGRAMMER 'SUDDEN DANGER' HUBERT CORNFIELD'S FILM NOIR PROGRAMMER 'SUDDEN DANGER'

Title: Sudden Danger Year: 1955 Rating: ***1/2 All of Film Noir turned Neo Noir director Hubert Cornfield's thrillers start out with an ...

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HUBERT CORNFIELD'S TRUCKER HEIST FILM NOIR 'PLUNDER ROAD'

HUBERT CORNFIELD'S TRUCKER HEIST FILM NOIR 'PLUNDER ROAD' HUBERT CORNFIELD'S TRUCKER HEIST FILM NOIR 'PLUNDER ROAD'

Title: PLUNDER ROAD Year: 1957 Rating: **** Like ODD MAN OUT, director Hubert Cornfield's PLUNDER ROAD is really a post-heist thriller a...

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HUBERT CORNFIELD DIRECTS EDMOND O'BRIEN IN 'THE 3RD VOICE'

HUBERT CORNFIELD DIRECTS EDMOND O'BRIEN IN 'THE 3RD VOICE' HUBERT CORNFIELD DIRECTS EDMOND O'BRIEN IN 'THE 3RD VOICE'

Title: The 3rd Voice Year: 1960 Rating: ***1/2 Before THE NIGHT AND THE FOLLOWING DAY , the infamous Neo Noir with a troubled production and...

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ANN LYNN & JOHNNY BRIGGS IN BRITIAN'S 'THE WIND OF CHANGE'

ANN LYNN & JOHNNY BRIGGS IN BRITIAN'S 'THE WIND OF CHANGE' ANN LYNN & JOHNNY BRIGGS IN BRITIAN'S 'THE WIND OF CHANGE'

Not that's not Donald Trump here YEAR of 1961 Rates: *** Not only is this racially-charged/socially conscious film a prime example of &q...

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HUBERT CORNFIELD DIRECTS 'THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY'

HUBERT CORNFIELD DIRECTS 'THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY' HUBERT CORNFIELD DIRECTS 'THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY'

Night of the Following Day 1969 Rating: ***1/2 There are two things that must be intentional about THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY: One is 40...

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MARLON BRANDO IN MICHAEL WINNER'S BIZARRE 'THE NIGHTCOMERS'

MARLON BRANDO IN MICHAEL WINNER'S BIZARRE 'THE NIGHTCOMERS' MARLON BRANDO IN MICHAEL WINNER'S BIZARRE 'THE NIGHTCOMERS'

The Nightcomers Year: 1971 Rating: **1/2 Marlon Brando's THE GODFATHER comeback was more of a legacy accreditation for an entire career,...