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Horror on Snape Island (1972)
"Tower of Evil" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  October 1972 (UK)
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A group of experienced archeologists are searching for an old and mystic Phoenician treasure when they are surprised by a series of mysterious murders...

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Bryant Haliday ...
Evan Brent
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Rose Mason
Anna Palk ...
Nora Winthrop
William Lucas ...
Superintendent Hawk
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Dr. Simpson
Jack Watson ...
Hamp Gurney
Mark Edwards ...
Adam Masters
Derek Fowlds ...
Dan Winthrop
John Hamill ...
Gary
Gary Hamilton ...
Brom
Candace Glendenning ...
Penelope 'Penny' Read
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Laurence Bakewell
George Coulouris ...
John Gurney
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Des
Seretta Wilson ...
Mae Harvey
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A group of experienced archeologists are searching for an old and mystic Phoenician treasure when they are surprised by a series of mysterious murders... Written by Volker Boehm

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treasure | murder | fog | radio | paraffin lamp | See more »

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They came, they saw, they died! See more »

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Horror

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October 1972 (UK)  »

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Beyond the Fog  »

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The film was re-released in the US under the title "Beyond the Fog". The reason for the new title was an attempt to capitalize on the success of John Carpenter's horror film The Fog (1980). See more »

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Featured in TCM Underground: Tower of Evil (2008) See more »

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A must see
18 September 2002 | by (LaGrange) – See all my reviews

This is a movie for anyone who loves English horror films from the early 70's--and that should mean you!! A fog enshrouded island, a derelict lighthouse, plenty of blood, sex and dated slang--oh yeah it's here in abundance!! Don't listen to the other reviewers when they say this film would have been better if it had been made with today's effects and a larger budget. This film becomes better because it was made on a tighter budget, when the crew had to come up with inventive ways to create atmosphere, menace and a sustained mood. All of these things drip from every frame of this film and the cast is actually very good and even features George Couloris (of Citizen Kane fame) in a short but blood filled cameo at the start of the film and Jill Haworth, who had prior to this film starred in such acclaimed flicks as "Exodus" and the Broadway version of "Cabaret". Forget those films though this is the highlight of her career--everything else was just practice for this baby!! Some might say I'm going too far but that would be wrong. The twists in this film are truly fun and surprising and the musical score adds a real sense of unease to the well directed carnage and misty vistas (hats off to Jim O'Connolly!) So what are you waiting for--this is now out on DVD and looks crisp and vivid. Get it and see how good horror films were not all that long ago!


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