1973

Dark Places – UK, 1973

‘The scariest spookiest movie this year… You’ll be terrified in…’ Dark Places is a 1973 British horror feature film directed by Don Sharp (Psychomania; The Creeping Flesh; Witchcraft;The Kiss of the Vampire; et al) from a screenplay by Ed Brennan and Joseph Van Winkle. The movie stars Christopher… Read More ›

Schlock – USA, 1971

‘A love stranger than King Kong’ Schlock – aka The Banana Monster – is a 1971 American comedy horror feature film, written, directed by and starring John Landis (Burke & Hare; Innocent Blood; Michael Jackson’s Thriller; An American Werewolf in London). It was one… Read More ›

Warlock Moon – USA, 1973

”Don’t look behind you…’ Warlock Moon – aka Bloody Spa – is a 1973 American horror film written [as John Sykes], produced and directed by William Herbert. The Sweet Blindness Enterprises production stars Laurie Walters, Joe Spano and Edna MacAfee. A young college student… Read More ›

The Werewolf of Washington – USA, 1973

‘Makes it perfectly clear’ The Werewolf of Washington is a 1973 American comedy horror film written, edited and directed by Milton Moses Ginsberg, produced by Nina Schulman and starring Dean Stockwell, Biff McGuire, Clifton James, and Michael Dunn. The movie satirises several individuals in the Richard… Read More ›

Satan’s School for Girls – USA, 1973

Satan’s School for Girls is an early example of the kitschy titling that would later bring us the likes of Satan’s Cheerleaders, and is one of the few TV movies to have been remade (in 2000, with Shannen Doherty in the lead role). The original stars Pamela Franklin as Elizabeth Sayers, a woman whose sister committed suicide under mysterious circumstances while attending Salem’s School for Girls…

Scream Pretty Peggy – USA, 1973

‘A pretty co-ed’s part-time job leads to a bizarre payoff!’ Scream Pretty Peggy – aka Scream, Pretty Peggy – is a 1973 American made-for-television horror film directed by Gordon Hessler (Scream and Scream Again; Cry of the Banshee; The Oblong Box; et al) from a… Read More ›

Sssssss – USA, 1973

‘Once this motion picture sinks its fangs into you, you’ll never be the same.’  Sssssss – aka Sssssnake – is a 1973 American science fiction horror film directed by Bernard L. Kowalski (Attack of the Giant Leeches; Night of the Blood Beast) from a screenplay by Hal Dresner… Read More ›

Scream – and Die! – UK, 1973

Scream – and Die! – promoted as Scream and Die – is a 1973 British horror thriller feature film directed by Spanish filmmaker José Ramón Larraz [as Joseph Larraz] (Symptoms; Vampyres; Deadly Manor) from a screenplay by Derek Ford (Corruption; Don’t Open Till Christmas, The… Read More ›

Nightmare Circus – USA, 1973

Nightmare Circus is a 1973 American exploitation horror film directed by Alan Rudolph [as Gerald Cormier] from a screenplay co-written with Roman Valenti. It has also been released as Terror Circus and The Barn of the Naked Dead. The film stars Andrew Prine (The Town that… Read More ›

The Sinful Dwarf – Denmark, 1973

‘A young bride alone with an evil dwarf’ The Sinful Dwarf – original title: Dværgen (English: “The Dwarf”) – is a 1973 Danish exploitation horror film directed by Vidal Raski (his sole film credit, so most probably a pseudonym). The film was released theatrically in the US by… Read More ›

The Killing Kind – USA, 1973

‘Did you ever want to strangle your mother?’ The Killing Kind is a 1973 American psychological horror thriller feature film directed by Curtis Harrington (Night Tide; Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?; Ruby) based on a screenplay by Tony Crechales (Point of Terror;… Read More ›

Scream Blacula Scream – USA, 1973

‘The black prince of shadows stalks the earth again!’ Scream Blacula Scream is a 1973 American blaxploitation horror feature film directed by Bob Kelljan from a screenplay by Maurice Jules, Raymond Koenig and Joan Torres. It stars William Marshall, Don Mitchell and Pam Grier. This is… Read More ›

Suckula – USA, 1973

Suckula is a 1973 American adult comedy horror feature film directed by Anthony Spinelli [as Jack Armstrong]. The film stars Pat Arno, Ann Finn, Art Gill, George ‘Buck’ Flower (Criminally Insane; The Fog; Pumpkinhead), Brigitte Maier, Antoinette Maynard, Paul Scharf, Keith Erickson and Jim Sims…. Read More ›

Night Watch – UK, 1973

‘You’ll be seeing this nightmare every night for the rest of your life.’ Night Watch is a 1973 British suspense thriller film directed by Brian G. Hutton from a screenplay by Tony Williamson and Evan Jones. The film reunited Elizabeth Taylor… Read More ›

Love Me Deadly – USA, 1972

‘A hunger from beyond the grave!’ Love Me Deadly is a 1972 American horror feature film directed by Jaques LaCerte from a screenplay co-written with producer Buck Rogers, based on a story by Robert Cleere and Roger Wall. The movie stars Mary Charlotte… Read More ›

Corpse Eaters – Canada, 1973

‘Rotting ghouls return to life in an orgy of cannibalism’ Corpse Eaters is a 1973 Canadian horror feature film directed by Donald R. Passmore and Klaus Vetter based on a screenplay by producer Lawrence Zazelenchuk, with additional dialogue by Alan Nicholson.  The movie stars… Read More ›

The Norliss Tapes – USA, 1973

The Norliss Tapes is a 1973 American made-for-television horror film produced and directed by Dan Curtis (Dark Shadows; The Night Stalker) based on a screenplay by William F. Nolan (Trilogy of Terror; The Turn of the Screw; Burnt Offerings) and a story by Fred Mustard… Read More ›