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Feat. Peter Cushing
Cast members and cultists take a nostalgic peek at the making of the Dr. Who feature films.
1984 1984 (1956)
Dir. Michael Anderson
Feat. Edmond O'Brien, Michael Redgrave, Jan Sterling
The first adaptation of George Orwell's visionary novel is this little known, stark BBC television production. Apparently hated by his widow for the…
Abominable SnowmanAbominable Snowman (1957)
Dir. Val Guest
Feat. Peter Cushing, Forrest Tucker, Richard Wattis
Hammer Horror's version of the 'yeti' legend has Cushing and Tucker journey to the roof of the world to hunt out the elusive creature. From a…
Curse of Frankenstein, TheCurse of Frankenstein, The (1957) Recommended
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee
The first true Hammer gothic horror and number one in the Frankenstein series bringing together the fantastic talents of Cushing (as the Baron) and…
Time Without PityTime Without Pity (1957) Recommended
Dir. Joseph Losey
Feat. Michael Redgrave, Leo McKern, Ann Todd
Nervy noir has Michael Redgrave in top form as an alcoholic father racing against time to save his son from the gallows. Somewhat dated thriller…
Horror of DraculaHorror of Dracula (1958) Aro Favourite
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
Quintessential Hammer horror is the first of six films with the peerless pairing of Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing as the razor–fanged Count…
Revenge Of FrankensteinRevenge Of Frankenstein (1958) Recommended
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews, Michael Gwynn
One of the best in the series of six Frankenstein films made by Hammer, with Peter Cushing reprising one of his signature roles as Baron Frank. …
Mummy, TheMummy, The (1959)
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee
Peter Cushing confronts Christopher Lee in bandages in this stylish early Hammer.
ManiaMania (The Flesh and the Fiends) (1959)
Dir. John Gilling
Feat. Peter Cushing, Donald Pleasence, George Rose
An old–fashioned but sometimes ghoulishly nasty horror film in which an experimenting doctor in Edinburgh must harvest fresh corpses to…
Hound of the Baskervilles, TheHound of the Baskervilles, The (1959)
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Andre Morell
Quite possibly the best Sherlock Holmes adaptation, with Cushing in the lead, investigating the horrors of the Baskerville killings. The 'Hammer'…
Brides of DraculaBrides of Dracula (1960) Recommended
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Peter Cushing, David Peel, Martita Hunt
Recognised as one of Hammer Studios' best horrors, this acclaimed sequel to HORROR OF DRACULA reconvenes director/actor team Fisher and Cushing. This…
Evil of Frankenstein, TheEvil of Frankenstein, The (1964)
Dir. Freddie Francis
Feat. Peter Cushing, Duncan Lamont, David Hutcheson
Number three in the renowned Hammer horror Frankenstein series set in an isolated castle. The Baron (Cushing) and his assistant, in need of help to…
Gorgon, TheGorgon, The (1964)
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Richard Pasco
A small village falls prey to an unseen monster. Citizens are found turned to stone after every full moon. The town Doctor (Peter Cushing) concludes…
Doctor Who and the DaleksDoctor Who and the Daleks (Dr. Who and the Daleks) (1965)
Dir. Gordon Flemyng
Feat. Peter Cushing
First go at putting the classic TV serial on the big–screen, with Peter Cushing giving a pleasingly daffy rendition of the Doctor, combating…
Amicus CollectionAmicus Collection (Asylum, The Beast Must Die, And Now the Screaming Starts, The House that Dripped Blood, City of the Dead, Dr. Terrors House of Horrors) (1965-1974)
Feat. Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
A collection of low–budget horror films from Amicus Studios. CITY OF THE DEAD (a.k.a. HORROR HOTEL): A student is sent by her professor to…
Dr. Terror's House of HorrorsDr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965) Recommended
Dir. Freddie Francis
Feat. Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Bernard Lee
The first omnibus horror from low–budget outfit Amicus, in which the mysterious Dr. Schreck (Cushing) foretells the awful future fates of five…
Island of TerrorIsland of Terror (1966)
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Peter Cushing
Peter Cushing stars in this Hammer sci–fi tale about cancer research gone awry.
Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 ADDaleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD (1966)
Dir. Gordon Flemyng
Feat. Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, Ray Brooks
A mixed attempt to translate Doctor Who (Peter Cushing in this incarnation) to the big screen, with Daleks enslaving humans in a future,…
Night of the Big HeatNight of the Big Heat (1967)
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
An extreme heatwave blankets an English winter, the cause of which is neither natural nor human. Eerie and stylish sci–fi with Christopher Lee…
Blood Beast Terror, TheBlood Beast Terror, The (1967)
Dir. Vernon Sewell
Feat. Peter Cushing
In Victorian rural England, Peter Cushing's murder enquiries uncovers a beastly weremoth and the gruesome experiments of a crazed entymologist.
Torture GardenTorture Garden (1967)
Dir. Freddie Francis
Feat. Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, Beverly Adams
Grisly, well–acted omnibus of four horror stories by PSYCHO–scribe Robert Bloch, framed by the fiendish hype of Burgess Meredith's…
Frankenstein Created WomanFrankenstein Created Woman (1967)
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Thorley Walters
The fourth film in Hammer's Frankenstein series starring Peter Cushing as Baron Frankenstein and Susan Denberg as his new creation. Diverts away from…
Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)Sherlock Holmes (TV Series) (1968)
Feat. Peter Cushing, Nigel Stock
One of the best to ever play Sherlock Holmes (formerly, in Hammer's HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES), Peter Cushing steps back into the shoes of the famed…
Scream and Scream AgainScream and Scream Again (1969)
Dir. Gordon Hessler
Feat. Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee
Vincent Price, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee all turn in for this Hammer mad–doctor–creates–super–being yarn.
Frankenstein Must Be DestroyedFrankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1970)
Dir. Terence Fisher
Feat. Peter Cushing
The fifth Hammer Frankenstein film focuses on Peter Cushing's Baron who tries brain surgery to save an associate who went mad. Followed in the series…
Vampire LoversVampire Lovers (1970) Recommended
Dir. Roy Ward Baker
Feat. Ingrid Pitt, Peter Cushing
Hammer's famous lesbian–vampire pick made a cult star of the Polish–born volupte, Ingrid Pitt, as Carmilla. Esteemed…
House That Dripped Blood, TheHouse That Dripped Blood, The (1970)
Dir. Peter Duffell
Feat. Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Denholm Elliott
Juicy if variable four–part portmanteau film written by PSYCHO scribe, Robert Bloch, and adorned by the Cushing/Lee double–act as well as…
Twins of EvilTwins of Evil (1971) Recommended
Dir. John Hough
Feat. Peter Cushing, Dennis Price
Final part of the 'Karnstein trilogy' (after THE VAMPIRE LOVERS and LUST FOR A VAMPIRE), climaxing in perhaps the most sexually–explicit of the…
Dr. Phibes Rises AgainDr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)
Dir. Robert Fuest
Feat. Vincent Price, Robert Quarry, Peter Cushing
Vincent Price reprises the Phibes, and this time gets to go to Egypt.
Horror ExpressHorror Express (1972) Recommended
Dir. Gene Martin
Feat. Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing
Inspired gothic yarn with Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing travelling on the Trans–Siberian express with what could be the missing link.

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