Tag: Christopher Lee

Sir Christopher Lee was an English actor with a career spanning nearly 70 years. He was best known for playing Count Dracula and other villains.

NAME: Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee
BORN: 27th May 1922 in Belgravia, London
DIED: 7 June 2015 in Chelsea, London

Selected Filmography

Christopher Lee articles on Spooky Isles

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Death Line (1972) aka Raw Meat

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Death Line (1972) starring Donald Pleasence and Christopher is a fan favourite. Here's 10 things you didn't know from SIMON BALL.

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’s Frankenstein films, ranked from best to worst

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES makes the hard decisions and ranks his favourite Hammer Frankenstein films,!

Hammer’s Dracula films, ranked from best to worst

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Hammer films made nine films based on Bram Stoker's Dracula. We rank them from best to worst!
I monster 1971

My Top 15 favourite Christopher Lee Films

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KEVIN NICKELSON picks his favourite films from the Prince of Darkness, Christopher Lee - do you agree with his selection?
Close up of The Gorgon

The Gorgon 1964 REVIEW

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

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.
Dracula Prince of Darkness

Why Christopher Lee doesn’t speak in Dracula Prince of Darkness

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Guest writer WILLIAM STEWART ponders the lack of dialogue for the King of Vampires in Dracula Prince of Darkness

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

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PETER FULLER provides 17 things you must know about Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Christopher Lee as The Creature in Curse of Frankenstein 1957

10 things you (probably) never knew about Hammer's Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

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

Dracula (1958): 10 fun things you didn’t know

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

Peter Cushing deserves respect for Night of the Big Heat (1967)

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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
Christopher Lee as the Creature in The Curse of Frankenstein

The Curse Of Frankenstein – What the Critics Said…

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES heads back to 1957 and looks at The Curse of Frankentein's initial reaction from the critics...
Italian poster for Hammer's 1957 Curse of Frankenstein

20 things you never knew about The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957)

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES heads to the lab to cook up 20 facts about The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Happy 60th Birthday, The Curse of Frankenstein!

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES celebrates 60 years of Hammer's genre-shaping classic Curse of Frankenstein, and looks at its ongoing legacy.
The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man: 10 strange facts you didn’t know

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Let's go to Summerisle for some strange facts about The Wicker Man 1973, from KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARDS
Christopher Lee The Monkey Paw

Remembering Christopher Lee’s Fireside Tales

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ANN MASSEY tells us why Christopher Lee had such an impact on her love of all things spooky
Christopher Lee facts

Christopher Lee: 11 amazing facts you never knew!

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MJ STEEL COLLINS delves into Christopher Lee's amazing life and churns up some of the amazing stories that made him a legend
Christopher Lee obituary

Goodnight, Dark Prince: Sir Christopher Lee (1922-2015) OBITUARY

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RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES and other our writers bid a sad farewell to a true British cinema legend, Sir Christopher Lee
El Conde Dracula 1970

El Conde Dracula 1970 REVIEW

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BARRY McCANN reviews the Jess Franco-directed El Conde Dracula (1970) - the one with Christopher Lee as Dracula in a moustache!
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I, Monster (1971) REVIEW

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SIMON BALL reviews I, Monster (1971) starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing

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Circus Of Horrors 1960 BLU-RAY REVIEW

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The Circus Of Horrors 1960 Blu-Ray release is one RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES has been waiting for...