1950s

The Tell-Tale Heart – USA, 1953

The Tell-Tale Heart is a 1953 American animated horror short film produced by UPA, directed by Ted Parmelee, and narrated by James Mason (Salem’s Lot; Frankenstein: The True Story). The screenplay by Bill Scott and Fred Grable is based on the 1843 short story of the same title by Edgar… Read More ›

The Manster – USA, 1959

‘See the two-headed killer creature!’ The Manster is a 1959 American horror feature film produced by George P. Breakston and directed by Breakston and Kenneth G. Crane (The Monster from Green Hell) from a screenplay by Walter J. Sheldon, based on Breakston’s story. It stars… Read More ›

Teenage Zombies – USA, 1957

‘Young pawns thrust into pulsating cages of horror in a sadistic experiment!’ Teenage Zombies – re-release title Teenage Torture – is a 1957 [released 1960] American science fiction horror film written [as Jaques Lecotier], produced and directed by Jerry Warren (Creature of the Walking… Read More ›

The Screaming Skull – USA, 1958

The Screaming Skull is a 1958 American horror film, written and produced by John Kneubuhl (Two on a Guillotine), inspired by the short story of the same name by Francis Marion Crawford. It was directed by Alex Nicol (A*P*E; The Night God Screamed; Point of Terror), who also plays the gardener)…. Read More ›

4D Man – USA, 1959

‘He walks through walls of solid steel and stone!’ 4D Man – aka The Evil Force (UK); Master of Terror (US reissue) – is a 1959 American science fiction film directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. (Dinosaurus!; The Blob, 1958) from a screenplay by Theodore Simonson and Cy Chermak. It was… Read More ›

The Veil – TV series, USA, 1958

The Veil is an American horror/suspense anthology television series produced in 1958 by Hal Roach Studios and filmed in England at Elstree Studios. The series was hosted by Boris Karloff, who also acted in every episode but one and was allegedly based upon real-life reports of supernatural happenings and… Read More ›