Sunday, July 23, 2017

This Week in Fright Film History July 23-29., 2017

The Maze (1953)  a 3-D horror film starring Richard Carlson and Hillary Brooke was released on July 26, 1953. This was to be the second 3-D film designed and directed by William Cameron Menzies.

The Amityville Horror (1979) released theatrically on July 27, 1979. The film which starred James Brolin, Margot Kidder and Rod Steiger was allegedly based on a true story.

White Zombie (1932) an  American  horror film directed and produced by brothers Victor Halperin and Edward Halperin and starred  Béla Lugosi, Madge Bellamy, Robert W. Frazer, John Harron and Joseph Cawthorn. White Zombie (1932) was released on July 28, 1932 and is considered the first feature length zombie film.

 Agnes Waterhouse  aka Mother Waterhouse, was the first woman executed for witchcraft in England on July 29,  1566.

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