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Horror on Snape Island -- Some experienced archeologists are searching for an old and mystic Phoenician treasure. But they get surprised by a series of mysterious assassinations.

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Director:
Writers:
George Baxt (original story)
Jim O'Connolly
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Release Date:
October 1972 (UK) See more »
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One way in, no way out See more »
Plot:
A group of experienced archeologists are searching for an old and mystic Phoenician treasure when they... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Maniacal slaughter...and hunting for treasure! See more (36 total) »

Cast

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Bryant Haliday ... Brent

Jill Haworth ... Mason
Mark Edwards ... Adam
Jack Watson ... Hamp
Anna Palk ... Nora
Derek Fowlds ... Dan

Dennis Price ... Bakewell

Anthony Valentine ... Dr. Simpson
Gary Hamilton ... Brom
George Coulouris ... John Gurney
William Lucas ... Inspector Hawk
John Hamill ... Gary
Candace Glendenning ... Penny

Robin Askwith ... Des

Seretta Wilson ... Mae
Fredric Abbott ... Saul
Mark McBride ... Michael
Marianne Stone ... Nurse

Directed by
Jim O'Connolly 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
George Baxt  original story
Jim O'Connolly 

Produced by
Richard Gordon .... producer
John Pellatt .... associate producer
Joe Solomon .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Kenneth V. Jones 
 
Cinematography by
Desmond Dickinson 
 
Film Editing by
Henry Richardson 
 
Casting by
Rose Tobias Shaw (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Disley Jones 
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bond .... hairdresser
Jimmy Evans .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ted Lloyd .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Price .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Philip Bothamley .... sound editor
Ken Ritchie .... sound
Nolan Roberts .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Norman Jones .... camera operator
Harry Gillard .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jackie Cummins .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Sue Kingsley .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Kenneth V. Jones .... conductor
 
Other crew
Mai Harris .... script preparer
Kay Rawlings .... continuity
Barbara Close .... secretary to associate producer (uncredited)
Midge Warnes .... production secretary (uncredited)
 

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Also Known As:
"Tower of Evil" - UK (original title)
"Beyond the Fog" - USA (reissue title)
"Horror of Snape Island" - Canada (English title)
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Runtime:
89 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:R | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 (2002) (self applied) | Finland:(Banned) (1972) | France:12 | Germany:BPjM Restricted | Italy:VM14 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:18 (video rating) (1982) | UK:X (original rating) | UK:X (original rating) (cut) | UK:18 (video rating) (1993) | USA:R | West Germany:18 (nf)

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36 out of 43 people found the following review useful.
Maniacal slaughter...and hunting for treasure!, 28 July 2004
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

Take my word on this…Tower of Evil is a MUST SEE if you're an admirer of raw, vicious and undiscovered horror. This film is so much fun I can't believe I just found out about it now! It's cheap and nasty, but very imaginative and spirited! Tower of Evil is appropriately set on a deserted island, carrying many secrets. After discovering the mutilated corpses of 3 teenagers and one severely traumatized survivor, an expedition team is sent to the island. An older sailor and a young handsome stud, both obviously keeping a few secrets hidden, guide the team. But the members of the expedition are more dealing with sexual intrigues and relational problems anyway. They encounter a savage caveman, severely decomposed human leftovers and authentic hidden treasures! Yay!! Horror with a twitch of adventure! The plot of `Tower of Evil' isn't exactly solid or logical, but director O'Connolly manages to create suspense nonetheless. Due to the isolated and raw location of the Snape Island, you feel trapped there along with the main characters. For the fans of typical 70's horror, there are several gruesome moments to enjoy as well as some ultra-sexy sleaziness. For example, one of the main actresses constantly wears a bikini-top, which ranks as one of the hottest ones since Raquel Welsh's in `One Billion Years B.C.'. `Tower of Evil' is a true gem of the ignored horror vaults and real fans can't afford to miss it!

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