Duel (1971)
Horror / Television

Duel (1971)

This early offering from Steven Spielberg (he only had a handful of shorts, the amateur feature Firelight (1964) and some television episodes under his belt at this stage) was originally made for American television but was deemed so good that producers Universal decided to stump up the budget for some new scenes to be shot … Continue reading

Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)
Horror / Science Fiction / Television

Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)

For a whole generation of horror fans, the curiously titled Frankenstein: The True Story (1973) was likely their first introduction to Mary Shelley’s famous creations. It was something of an event at the time, heavily hyped and clearly displaying the benefits of a sizeable budget. At a time when most made-for-TV productions, particularly the genre … Continue reading