1950s

Scared Stiff (USA, 1953)

Scared Stiff is a 1953 American musical comedy film directed by George Marshall from a screenplay by Herbert Baker and Walter DeLeon (The Cat and the Canary), loosely based on the 1909 play The Ghost Breaker by Paul Dickey and Charles W. Goddard. It stars Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. The team’s… Read More ›

The Bat (USA, 1959)

‘When it flies… someone dies!’ The Bat is a 1959 American murder mystery film written and directed by playwright Crane Wilbur (screenplay for Mysterious Island; The Mad Magician; House of Wax; storyline for The Amazing Mr. X). It stars Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead… Read More ›

Adam West – actor

Adam West (September 19, 1928 – June 9, 2017), born as William West Anderson, was an American actor whose career spanned seven decades. He is best known for portraying Batman in the campy 1960s TV series Batman and its theatrical feature film…. Read More ›

The Unknown Terror (USA, 1957)

‘They dared to enter the Cave of Hell to explore the secrets of Hell and find the…’ Unknown Terror – aka The Unknown Terror – is a 1957 American science fiction horror film directed by western specialist Charles Marquis Warren (Back from the Dead)… Read More ›

Hyde and Hare (USA, 1955)

Hyde and Hare is a 1955 American Warner Bros Looney Tunes Bugs Bunny cartoon, directed by Friz Freleng [as I. Freleng] from a story by Warren Foster. The scenario was inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella Strange Case of Dr Jekyll… Read More ›