|release date||December 31 1967|
|starring||Peter Cushing, Robert Flemyng, Wanda Ventham, Vanessa Howard, David Griffin|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA scientist, working with genetics, creates a creature that is capable of transforming back and forth between a giant Death Head moth and a beautiful woman. The creature masquerades as his daughter when she is in her human incarnation and feeds on the blood of her victims when she is in the moth form.
When Hammer hit it big with their horror period pieces and franchising strategy during the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s, Amicus wasn’t the only British studio trying to recreate the magic. Tigon British Films, which also produced outside of the genre, entered the fray in the mid-60’s and went on to release Witchfinder General and Blood on Satan’s Claw, two “folk” horror films that are still – to this day – held in high esteem. With the exception of one or two others, the rest of Tigon’s output has fallen into obscurity in modern times. But if they’re all like The Blood Beast Terror, we haven’t been missing out on much. …Read More