Posts Tagged ‘Horror Double Bills’
Vampire vixens, creepy castles, mouldy mummies, satanic sadists and Lee and Cushing on top show. Yes, its Hammer heaven as the UK’s Horror Channel presents a Hammer Double-Feature Season, which broadcasts from Saturday February 1st starting at 9.00pm.Here’s the line-up for the first few weeks:February 1st – Dracula: Prince Of Darkness/Scars Of Dracula
Dracula: Prince Of Darkness is the sequel to the 1958 Dracula and sees the supposedly dead Count back in bloody business once his trusty servant Klove entices the English Charles (Francis Matthews), brother Alan (Charles Tingwell), and their wives, Diana (Suzan Farmer) and Helen (Barbara Shelley), inside his welcoming castle. Directed by Terence Fisher, this is seen as the “quintessential Hammer horror”. Directed by Roy Ward Baker, Scars Of Dracula is the popular sequel to Taste the Blood of Dracula stars Christopher Lee as Count Dracula, who spreads his evil from his mountaintop castle. When libertine Paul Carlson disappears one night, his brother Simon and girlfriend trace him to the area, discovering a terrified populace. They make their way towards the sinister castle and its undead host. Also stars Dennis Waterman.
February 8th – Frankenstein Created Woman/ Frankenstein And The Monster From Hell
We’ve been celebrating Women In Horror Recognition Month for the past couple of weeks with our very own and on Sunday 17th February we hosted our special Female Psychos horror double bill at the Roxy Bar and Screen in London. Presented by Horror Host Cyberschizoid and academic minx Doctor Karen Oughton, a packed house of cinema goers enjoyed an afternoon of cult movies (Strait-Jacket starring Joan Crawford and Frightmare starring Sheila Keith), a talk on the Hag Horror/Psycho-biddy genre from Doctor Karen, Cyberschizoid’s legendary horror quiz and free issues of top UK horror culture publication Shock Horror Magazine!
Don’t forget to vote for your favourite classic horror scream queen in our exclusive poll and book tickets for our next horror double bill of Doctor X (1932) and Theatre of Blood (1973) at the Roxy Bar and Screen on Sunday 24th March from 3pm. You can also read Cyberschizoid ‘s classic horror movie column in every issue of Shock Horror Magazine!