Samuel Z. Arkoff

Madhouse – UK, 1973

‘If stark terror were ecstasy… living here would be sheer bliss!’ Madhouse is a 1973 (released 1974) British horror film directed by Jim Clark for Amicus Productions in association with Samuel Z. Arkoff‘s American International Pictures (AIP). Main cast: Vincent Price,… Read More ›

Earth vs. The Spider (2001)

Earth vs. the Spider is a 2001 sci-fi horror/action television film directed by Scott Ziehl (Demon Hunter) for producers Stan Winston, Colleen Camp and Lou Arkoff, son Samuel Z. Arkoff. It is part of a series of films made for cable and satellite TV company Cinemax that paid… Read More ›

The Abominable Dr. Phibes – UK, 1971

‘Love means never having to say you’re ugly’ The Abominable Dr. Phibes is a 1971 British horror film starring Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten (Lady Frankenstein; Baron Blood; The Hearse), Terry-Thomas (Munster, Go Home; The Vault of Horror) and Hugh Griffith (Cry of the Banshee; Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?;… Read More ›

The Legend of Hell House – UK, 1973

‘For the sake of your sanity, pray it isn’t true!’ The Legend of Hell House is a 1973 British supernatural horror film directed by John Hough (Twins of Evil; Incubus; American Gothic) from a screenplay by author Richard Matheson (The Devil Rides Out; I Am Legend; The Incredible Shrinking… Read More ›

The Haunted Palace – USA, 1963

‘What was the hideous thing in the PIT that wanted women?’ The Haunted Palace is a 1963 horror American film released by American International Pictures (AIP), starring Vincent Price, Lon Chaney Jr., and Debra Paget in a story about a village held in the grip of a cult…. Read More ›

The She-Creature – USA, 1956

‘It can and did happen! Based on authentic FACTS you’ve been reading about!’ The She-Creature – also known as The She Creature – is a 1956 American supernatural horror film produced by American International Pictures from a script by Lou Rusoff (brother-in-law of AIP executive Samuel Z. Arkoff), produced by Alex… Read More ›