Allied Artists Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy Films by Michael R. Pitts

By Michael R. Pitts

Among 1952 and 1977, Allied Artists photographs company published over eighty characteristic movies with horror, technological know-how fiction and myth subject matters, a number of of them that includes such style stars as Vincent cost, Boris Karloff, John Carradine and Lon Chaney, Jr. between Allied Artists' contributions are the vintage Invasion of the physique Snatchers and the William citadel productions condo on Haunted Hill and Macabre. Allied additionally published the camp favorites Frankenstein Meets the gap Monster, From Hell It got here and Queen of Outer house, and imported ecu efforts corresponding to Blood and Black Lace and Caltiki the Immortal Monster. integrated listed here are precise plot synopses and important analyses of the entire motion pictures. additionally lined are 22 gains, together with Little store of Horrors, made by way of different businesses and published to tv through Allied, and the studio's theatrical double-feature reissue of Paramount's The Blob and Universal's Dinosaurus!

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Screenplay: Myles Wilder. Photography: Stephen Dade. Editor: Tom Simpson. Music: Albert Elms. Songs: Albert Elms and Josephine Caryll. Sound: George Adams. Makeup: George Partleton. CAST: George Sanders (Henri Desire Landru), Corinne Calvet (Odette), Jean Kent ( Julienne Guillin), Patricia Roc (Vivienne Dureaux), Greta Gynt ( Jeanette), Maxine Audley (Cynthia), Ingrid Hafner (Giselle), Selma Vaz Dias (Madame Boyer), Peter Illing (Lefevre), George Coulouris (Lacoste), Sheldon Lawrence (Pepi), Paul Whitsun-Jones (Station Master), Keith Pyott (Estate Agent), George Melford (Concierge), Robert Rietty (Bank Clerk), Mark Singleton (Advertising Clerk), Milo Sperber (Librarian), C.

Banse. Assistant Director: Edward Morey, Jr. CAST: Leo Gorcey (Terence Aloysius “Slip” Mahoney), Huntz Hall (Horace Debussy “Sach” Jones), Bernard Gorcey (Louie Dumbrowski), Lloyd Corrigan (Anton Gravesend), Ellen Corby The Bowery Boys Meet the Monsters 31 (Amelia Gravesend), John Dehner (Dr. Derek Gravesend), Laura Mason (Francine Gravesend), Paul Wexler (Grissom), David [Gorcey] Condon (Chuck), Bennie Bartlett (Butch), Rudy Lee (Herbie Wilkins), Norman Bishop (Gorog the Robot), Paul Bryar (Officer Martin), Jack Diamond (Skippy Biano), Pat Flaherty (Officer O’Meara), Steve Calvert (Cosmos the Gorilla).

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