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Horrors of the Black Museum (1959)

 -  Horror  -  April 1959 (UK)
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Edmond Bancroft
June Cunningham ...
Joan Berkley
Graham Curnow ...
Rick
Shirley Anne Field ...
Angela Banks
Geoffrey Keen ...
Supt. Graham
Gerald Anderson ...
Dr. Ballan
John Warwick ...
Insp. Lodge
Beatrice Varley ...
Aggie
Austin Trevor ...
Commissioner Wayne
Malou Pantera ...
Peggy (Gail's roommate)
Howard Greene ...
Tom Rivers
Dorinda Stevens ...
Gail Dunlap
Stuart Saunders ...
Strength-Test Barker
Hilda Barry ...
Woman in Hall
Nora Gordon ...
Woman in Hall
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The promotion announced that this film was released in "Hypnovision" which gives an idea of the story. A frustrated thriller writer wants accurate crimes for his next book so he hypnotises his assistant to make him commit the required crimes. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Crimes au musée des horreurs  »

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Final film of director Arthur Crabtree. See more »

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Bancroft: No woman can hold her tongue. They're a vicious, unreliable breed!
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Wax Museum + Killer Binoculars + Michael Gough = One Hell Of A Good Time!
8 November 2011 | by (NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

This terrifically terrible 60's exploitation flick gets upgraded to cult status via a deliciously demented performance by the unparalleled Michael Gough. Known for his over-the-top turns in many genre films, Horror Of The Black Museum is a perfect exemplification of Gough's non-stop twisted maniacal facial expressions run rampant. Its impossible to take your eyes off of him in any scene he is in. But that is not where the fun ends. There are several fiendishly nasty (although highly improbable) killings and a ridiculously retarded dance number by Marilyn Monroe wannabe June Cunningham that will stay in your mind long after the credits have rolled. This is one of those films that can be enjoyed by both us hardcore B- horror junkies and our "normal" friends. The plot? A horror/murder writer with a secret wax museum housing articles involved with local murders is always one step ahead of the police. Find out why when you buy your ticket to The Black Museum!


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