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    Volume #252 - Freddie Francis

    Dark Tower (1987)
    The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
    Golden Rendezvous (1977) (additional footage) (uncredited)
    The Ghoul (1975)
    Legend of the Werewolf (1975)
    Son of Dracula (1974)
    Tales That Witness Madness (1973)
    The Creeping Flesh (1973)
    Craze (1973)
    Tales from the Crypt (1972)
    The Vampire Happening (1971)
    Trog (1970)
    The Intrepid Mr. Twigg (1969)
    Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly (1969)
    Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)
    They Came From Beyond Space (1967)
    Torture Garden (1967)
    The Psychopath (1966)
    The Deadly Bees (1966)
    The Skull (1965)
    Hysteria (1965)
    Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
    Traitor's Gate (1964)
    The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)
    Nightmare (1964)
    Paranoiac (1963)
    The Brain (1962)
    Two and Two Make Six (1962)
    The Day of the Triffids (1962) (uncredited)
     
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    The Ghoul (1975) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Legend of the Werewolf (1975) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Creeping Flesh (1973) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Tales from the Crypt (1972) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Trog (1970) [​IMG]
    Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    They Came From Beyond Space (1967) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Torture Garden (1967) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Deadly Bees (1966) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Skull (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Nightmare (1964) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Paranoiac (1963) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Day of the Triffids (1962) (uncredited)
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    I'd kill for a widescreen dvd of The Skull, I've had a badly scanned and zoomed in vhs copy since 1980. Francis directed the creepy lighthouse sequences from Day of the Triffids, arguably the best scenes of the film.

    Rankings

    1)Dracula Has Risen from the Grave
    2)Dr.Terrors House of Horrors
    3)The Skull
    4)The Creeping Flesh
    5)The Evil of Frankenstein


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    I know I've seen The Creeping Flesh, Trog, and Day of the Triffids, probably a few others.
     
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    In order of merit:


    1.The Psychopath (1966) ***
    2.Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965) **1/2
    3.The Day of the Triffids (1962) (uncredited) **1/2
    4.Paranoiac (1963) **1/2
    5.The Skull (1965) **1/2
    6.Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) **1/2
    7.Legend of the Werewolf (1975) **
    8.Hysteria (1965) **


    I'm interested in watching all his horror films, but especially the following:

    The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
    The Ghoul (1975)
    Tales That Witness Madness (1973)
    The Creeping Flesh (1973) - I need to pick up that R2 SE DVD pronto!
    Tales from the Crypt (1972)
    Torture Garden (1967) - luckily, upcoming on R1 DVD from Columbia
    The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) - ditto, via Universal
    Nightmare (1964) - ditto
    The Brain (1962)
     
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    1. Dracula Has Risen From the Grave - B+

    2. The Skull - B+
    3. The Evil of Frankenstein - C+
     
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    FREDDIE FRANCIS (1917 - 2007)


    Dark Tower (1987) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Doctor and the Devils (1985) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Golden Rendezvous (1977) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Ghoul (1975) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Legend of the Werewolf (1975) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Son of Dracula (1974) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Tales That Witness Madness (1973) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Creeping Flesh (1973) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Craze (1973)
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    Tales from the Crypt (1972) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Vampire Happening (1971) [​IMG]
    Trog (1970) [​IMG]

    The Intrepid Mr. Twigg (1969)
    Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly (1969) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)
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    They Came From Beyond Space (1967) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Torture Garden (1967) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Psychopath (1966) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Deadly Bees (1966) [​IMG]
    The Skull (1965)
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    Hysteria (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Traitor's Gate (1964) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Nightmare (1964) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Paranoiac (1963) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    The Brain (1962) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Two and Two Make Six (1962) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Day of the Triffids (1962) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    The Ghoul (1975) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Creeping Flesh (1973) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Tales from the Crypt (1972) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    They Came From Beyond Space (1967) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Torture Garden (1967) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Deadly Bees (1966) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Skull (1965) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Brain (1962) [​IMG][​IMG]
    The Day of the Triffids (1962) (uncredited) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    I need another viewing of EVIL OF FRANK, which I'll get soon.

    Mario, THE GHOUL is out from Brentwood in R1 land.
     
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    Oh come on! Give it up already! You've never heard of Freddie Francis? Maybe not for his directing, but not for his cinematography either?

    No doubt I saw some of these on TV as a youth. I know I saw part of one of the Hammers recently (maybe they are all Hammers) and I think it was probably the Dracula one.

    Now, his cinematography on the other hand, includes a few of my all-time faves.
     
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    Updated with Nightmare (1964) and Paranoiac (1963).
     
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    Dark Tower (1987)
    The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
    Golden Rendezvous (1977) (additional footage) (uncredited)
    The Ghoul (1975) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Legend of the Werewolf (1975) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Son of Dracula (1974)
    Tales That Witness Madness (1973)
    The Creeping Flesh (1973) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Craze (1973) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Tales from the Crypt (1972) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Vampire Happening (1971)
    Trog (1970) [​IMG][​IMG]
    The Intrepid Mr. Twigg (1969)
    Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly (1969)
    Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    They Came From Beyond Space (1967) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Torture Garden (1967) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Psychopath (1966)
    The Deadly Bees (1966) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Skull (1965) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Hysteria (1965)
    Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Traitor's Gate (1964)
    The Evil of Frankenstein (1964) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Nightmare (1964)
    Paranoiac (1963) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    The Brain (1962) [​IMG][​IMG]
    Two and Two Make Six (1962)
    The Day of the Triffids (1962) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Dark Tower (1987)
    The Doctor and the Devils (1985)
    Golden Rendezvous (1977) (additional footage) (uncredited)
    The Ghoul (1975)
    Legend of the Werewolf (1975)
    Son of Dracula (1974)
    Tales That Witness Madness (1973)
    The Creeping Flesh (1973)
    Craze (1973)
    Tales from the Crypt (1972) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Vampire Happening (1971)
    Trog (1970) [​IMG] [​IMG]
    The Intrepid Mr. Twigg (1969)
    Mumsy, Nanny, Sonny and Girly (1969)
    Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968)
    They Came From Beyond Space (1967)
    Torture Garden (1967)
    The Psychopath (1966)
    The Deadly Bees (1966)
    The Skull (1965)
    Hysteria (1965)
    Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
    Traitor's Gate (1964)
    The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)
    Nightmare (1964)
    Paranoiac (1963)
    The Brain (1962)
    Two and Two Make Six (1962)
    The Day of the Triffids (1962) (uncredited) [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Alot of these titles sound familiar. I'm sure I've seen more than indicated.

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