I watched the British, Amalgamated Production, Mayer Goldwyn Mayer’s 1958 horror movie “A Fiend Without a Face” on Svengoolie. Experimenting with telekinetic powers, enhanced by a nearby nuclear power plant, Professor R. E. Walgate succeeds in creating another kind of life form. After escaping his laboratory murders start to occur and Air Force Major Jeff Cummings arrives to investigate. The weirdest thing is that the murdering fiend is invisible!
I watched this re-telling of the original, 1932 horror classic, “The Mummy” on Svengoolie. This one is by Hammer Studios from Universal-International, the 1959 “The Mummy”. When searching for Princess Ananka’s tomb in 1895, the protector of the tomb, the Mummy, is released. The film is produced by Michael Carreras (The Curse of Frankenstein, The Abominable Snowman, Dracula, The Revenge of Frankenstein, The Man Who Could Cheat Death, The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll, The Brides of Dracula, The Curse of the Werewolf,
I watched the 1958 Alliance Film Studios horror movie “The Crawling Eye”, known as the “The Trollenberg Terror” in Europe, on Svengoolie. It seems that there is a radioactive cloud that hovers over Mount Trollenberg in Switzerland that has had unusual accidents occurring near it. Sisters Anne and Sarah Pilgrim are worried when Anne’s telepathic sense goes haywire. United Nations troubleshooter Alan Brooks, joined by journalist Philip Truscott are investigating and suspects these deaths are related to similar incidents, from three years earlier, that occurred in the Andes Mountains which involved a similar radioactive cloud.
I watched this 1965 Universal Pictures “I Saw What You Did” action/suspense/horror movie on Svengoolie. William Castle touted this film as UXORICIDE, knowing that most people would not know the true meaning of the word. It is defined as a man killing his wife or girlfriend. Two teenage girls, Libby and Kit are spending an evening together, Libby’s parents are on a trip, overnight, leaving her in charge of her young sister, Tess. They start calling phone numbers, randomly from the phone book, and pranking whoever answers.
I watched the 1946 Universal Pictures horror/mystery movie “She-Wolf of London” on Svengoolie. It was about a family that has the Allenby curse on them, cursed by wolves. There are nearby murders, and detective Latham, from Scotland yard, is thinking it is a female werewolf while all the other authorities are mocking him. Phyllis Allenby keeps finding clues, making her believe she is affected by the curse. She was about be be married and now is afraid to even see her fiancée who is trying to figure this out.
I watched the 1982 New World Pictures science fiction/horror movie “Time Walker” on Svengoolie. It was as known as “Being from Another Planet“ and was featured on Mystery Science Theater episode 405 July, 4 1992. The movie was produced by Dimitri Villard (Once Bitten, Flight of the Navigator) and Jason Williams – also writer credit (was Flesh Gordon in Flesh Gordon). A secret chamber is located in King Tutankhamun’s tomb where a strange sarcophagus is found. It is brought back to the California University of the Sciences where it opened.
I watched the 1959 Universal International western/horror movie “Curse of the Undead” on Svengoolie. It is the story of a vampire, gunslinger-for-hire, that is menacing an old West town. The preacher is trying to figure out the mysterious deaths of young woman and his girl is having trouble with the local bad guy, Buffer who kills her brother. When she puts up wanted signs for someone to kill Buffer, the black clad stranger, Drake Robey (Drago the Vampire) answers her call.
I watched the 73 minute, 1958 American International Pictures movie “How to Make a Monster” on Svengoolie. A Monster Make-up artist, of 25 years, and his assistant loses their jobs when new ownership, of the studio, wants to get rid of monster flicks. They feel that kids today want more comedy, music, girls, singing and dancing. Angry, he uses an experiment mind control chemical, in his make-up, to control the monsters in the current movie to kill at his will.
I watched the 1955 Universal International movie, Cult of the Cobra on Svengoolie. Six American Air Force officers are exploring an Asian Bazaar before shipping home, post World War II. They meet a snake charmer and convince him to sneak them into a secret ritual of Lamians (worshipers of women who can change into serpents). During the ceremony, they are exposed and the high priest pronounces a death curse on them. The movie is directed by Francis D. Lyon (The Great Locomotive Chase, Destination Inner Space, Castle of Evil, The Girl Who Knew Too Much)
I watched the 1957 Allied Artists Picture Corporation’s horror film “From Hell it Came” on Svengoolie. The native island chief is killed and his son is wrongly blamed because he had let the Americans try to heal him with their medicine. The witch doctor lead the ceremony to have Kimo killed, who swears he’ll come back to revenge his death. He is buried, in a hollowed out tree trunk, in the radioactive soil and soon a stump is growing from his grave. The Americans dig it up and soon the monster is free terrorizing the camp.