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Peter Cushing

Peter Cushing OBE was an English actor best known for his roles in Hammer horror films of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.

NAME: Peter Wilton Cushing
BORN: 26th May, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey
DIED: 11th August 1994 in Canterbury, Kent

Selected Filmography

Peter Cushing Articles on Spooky Isles

And Now The Screaming Starts! 1973 REVIEW

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And Now The Screaming Starts 1973 Poster
And Now The Screaming Starts 1973 was a routine shocker for its time and not worth the price of admission, says TERRY SHERWOOD

She 1965 REVIEW

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She 1955
She 1965 is a fun, pulp adventure with plenty of Hammer Horror stars to light up your Saturday afternoon, says TERRY SHERWOOD TITLE: She RELEASED:...

The Ghoul 1975 REVIEW

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The Ghoul 1975 with Veronica Carlson and Peter Cushing
The Ghoul 1975 is a vintage British horror of contradictions and worth seeing for the fine performances of its cast, says TERRY SHERWOOD

We rank Amicus Horror Anthologies, from 1 to 8!

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Jack Palance and Burgess Meredith in Torture Garden 1967
Amicus Productions was a stable of 1960s British Horror. TERRY SHERWOOD goes back to his childhood to rank the studio's best horror anthologies

Peter Cushing’s Top 10 Scariest Film Moments

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TERRY SHERWOOD picks his favourite terrifying moments from horror star Peter Cushing’s film career, in this week’s Sherwood After Dark

From Beyond the Grave 1974 REVIEW

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Peter Cushing in From Beyond the Grave (1974)
From Beyond the Grave (1974) is one of Amicus' finest horror anthologys, says SELENE PAXTON-BROOKS

Land of the Minotaur 1976 REVIEW

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Land of the Minotaur 1976 - once called 'Peter Cushing's worst film' - is reviewed by DAVID SAUNDERSON

Asylum 1972 and The House That Dripped Blood 1970 Blu-ray Review

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES gets a sneak peek at Amicus' Asylum (1972) and The House That Dripped Blood (1970) on Blu-ray.

Hammer Mummy Films, we rank them from best to worst!

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We compare Hammer Mummy films and see how they rank!

Hammer Frankenstein films, ranked from best to worst

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Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974
RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES makes the hard decisions and ranks his favourite Hammer Frankenstein films!

Hammer Dracula films, ranked from best to worst

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES ranks these Hammer Dracula films in order from best to worst!

The Gorgon 1964 REVIEW

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Close up of The Gorgon
SIMON BALL takes a look at the Hammer classic horror, The Gorgon (1964)

7 Famous Actors who played Van Helsing who weren’t Peter Cushing

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Peter Cushing wasn't the only famous actor to play Van Helsing, the original vampire slayer ...

13 things you didn’t know about The Making of Dracula 1958

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES celebrates the 60th anniversary of Hammer’s Dracula UK premiere by unearthing 13 interesting facts around its production and release…

Happy 60th Birthday to Hammer’s Dracula (1958)!

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Hammer's Dracula (1958) celebrates its 60th birthday. RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks back on its initial release and impact.

17 Scream and Scream Again facts you must know

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PETER FULLER provides 17 things you must know about Scream and Scream Again (1970)

10 things you (probably) never knew about Hammer’s Curse of Frankenstein...

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Christopher Lee as The Creature in Curse of Frankenstein 1957
KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARD stitches together some amazing facts about Hammer's Curse of Frankenstein starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee...

Tales From The Crypt 1972 REVIEW

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Tales from the Crypt 1972
Tales From The Crypt 1972 is the quintessential Amicus film, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

Madhouse 1974 facts: 13 things you didn’t know

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Do you dare spend a night with Vincent Price in the Madhouse? PETER FULLER shares 13 fun facts about the 1974 classic.

10 Dracula 1958 facts you didn’t know

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KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS provides some fun facts about Hammer's Dracula, aka Horror of Dracula (1958)

The Hellfire Club 1961 REVIEW

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks at The Hellfire Club 1961 - does the subject promise more than the film delivers?

Night of the Big Heat 1967 REVIEW

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Night of the Big Heat
Peter Cushing's steals scenes in Night of the Big Heat 1967 and deserves respect, says HOWARD JACKSON

Hound of the Baskervilles 'unlucky' for Peter Cushing

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Howard Jackson takes a look at Peter Cushing's performance as Sherlock Holmes in Hound of the Baskervilles

Curse is a blessing with Peter Cushing in Hammer's original Frankenstein

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HOWARD JACKSON says Happy Birthday Peter Cushing with a look at the role that made him a horror icon, Victor Frankenstein in The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

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