Go Back   Horror.com Forums - Talk about horror. > Horror Movie Discussion > Vintage Horror Movies

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #3871  
Old 05-29-2019, 12:18 AM
FryeDwight FryeDwight is offline
Evil Dead
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 1,431
CALLING DR DEATH (1943). While the openings of the INNER SANCTUM's creeped me out at 10-11 (the guy in the Crystal Ball), even then I felt the films weren't all that impressive and as a Geeezer getting close to 60, it's even more difficult to watch them.
Love Lon Chaney JR and know He was put in the IS series for Marquee Value, but he is just not convincing as an Intellectual/ Babe Magnet. The endless voice overs and self flaggelation just add to the overall mediocrity.
Decent cast helps a little with harrassing J Carroll Naish (HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN, THE MAD MONSTER), Fay Helm (THE WOLF MAN, CAPTIVE WILD WOMAN, NIGHT MONSTER), Ramsay Ames (THE MUMMY'S GHOST), David Bruce (THE MAD GHOUL) and lovely Patricia Morison (DRESSED TO KILL, HITLER'S MADMAN and much Broadway) who is the only reason You might want to watch this. *1/2
Reply With Quote
  #3872  
Old 05-29-2019, 06:19 PM
avian7 avian7 is offline
Little Boo
 
Join Date: May 2019
Posts: 2
Thumbs up One little word makes all the difference !

Thanks very much FryeDwight, I have been searching for years looking for the info you gave me, don't know how I ever got "past" switched with "ashes", I have another movie I've been looking for also with no luck because I probably
did it again with the name, hope you don't mind me asking you about it, this
movie started with a bunch of people being invited to a party, later some of
the guests wind up with their throats ripped out and the group decides it's a werewolf amongst them, they pass out silver bullets to everyone and one by one they put the bullet in their mouths to prove they are not the werewolf, it turns out to be a woman at the table, for some reason I thought this was
"Night of the Blood Beast" but I was mistaken, any ideas ?
Reply With Quote
  #3873  
Old 05-30-2019, 03:19 AM
FryeDwight FryeDwight is offline
Evil Dead
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 1,431
Quote:
Originally Posted by avian7 View Post
Thanks very much FryeDwight, I have been searching for years looking for the info you gave me, don't know how I ever got "past" switched with "ashes", I have another movie I've been looking for also with no luck because I probably
did it again with the name, hope you don't mind me asking you about it, this
movie started with a bunch of people being invited to a party, later some of
the guests wind up with their throats ripped out and the group decides it's a werewolf amongst them, they pass out silver bullets to everyone and one by one they put the bullet in their mouths to prove they are not the werewolf, it turns out to be a woman at the table, for some reason I thought this was
"Night of the Blood Beast" but I was mistaken, any ideas ?
Glad to have helped Avian 7

Very sure the other film is THE BEAST MUST DIE! (1974) with Calvin Lockheart and Peter Cushing. Reading your descriptions reminded me of when my wife and I saw it on an October vaca some years back. Probably on YOUTUBE also.
Good Luck!
Reply With Quote
  #3874  
Old 06-04-2019, 03:09 AM
FryeDwight FryeDwight is offline
Evil Dead
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 1,431
THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE (1946). Great sets and genuinely atmospheric camerawork-particularly shadows-still can't save this listless melodrama of a recently mute servant girl being targeted by a Serial killer dispatching "Less than Perfect" women. Lots of annoying characters-particularly Kent Smith and Ethel Barrymore- don't help either and surprised the poor servant girl didn't collapse of exaustion due to all the piddling errands she is sent on. As usual, Elsa Lanchester gets the best lines. She is the best part of this and an early performance by Rhonda Fleming who was incredibly babealicious even back then. **
Reply With Quote
  #3875  
Old Yesterday, 12:57 AM
FryeDwight FryeDwight is offline
Evil Dead
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 1,431
SEVEN MEN FROM NOW (1956). Decent Bud Botteler western with Randolph Scott searching for his wife's murders, encountering a couple of homesteaders and a seriously evil Lee Marvin. One of Gail Russell's (THE UNINVITED) last films before her early and sad demise. ***
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:53 PM.