The Crimson Cult (1968), aka. Curse of the Crimson Altar, starring Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee, Mark Eden, Virginia Wetherell, Barbara Steele

The Crimson Cult [Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee]

The Crimson Cult (1968), aka. Curse of the Crimson Altar, starring Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee, Mark Eden, Virginia Wetherell, Barbara Steele, Michael Gough

Synopsis of The Crimson Cult

Michael Gough warning Mark Eden in The Crimson Cult
Michael Gough warning Mark Eden
in The Crimson Cult

In The Crimson Cult, Robert Manning is searching for his missing brother. He visits the remote country house where he was last seen. Squire Morley welcomes him to stay for a visit. But Manning feels menace in the air with the legend of Lavinia (Barbara Steele), the Black Witch of Greymarsh, hanging over everything.

Boris Karloff as Professor John Marsh, expert of witchcraft
Boris Karloff as Professor John Marsh,
expert on witchcraft, in The Crimson Cult

Will the village’s renowned expert on witchcraft, Professor John Marsh (Boris Karloff), be able to shed light on the going-ons? Vernon Sewell (Ghost Ship) directs this nightmarish horror classic based on H.P. Lovecraft’s Dream in the Witch House.

The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele

The Pit and the Pendulum

The Pit and the Pendulum (1961) starring Vincent Price, Barbara Steele

It has been said that Vincent Price often played the role of the tragic monster — and that’s never truer than in  The Pit and the Pendulum. Vincent Price plays Don Nicholas Medina, a man whose wife has unexpectedly passed away.  And whose brother-in-law has come seeking to find out the truth of his sister’s  death.