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Quatermass and the Pit (1967) was a Science Fiction - Horror Film directed by Roy Ward Baker and produced by Anthony Nelson Keys.

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Classics Revisited: Quatermass and the Pit

By Barry P. on Jul 8, 2017 From Cinematic Catharsis

(1967) Directed by Roy Ward Baker; Written by Nigel Kneale; Original story by Nigel Kneale; Starring: Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley, James Donald and Julian Glover; Available on Blu-ray (Region B) and DVD (Region 2). Rating: ***** “I wanted a scientist who was on the edge of terri... Read full article

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Despite not personally connecting with director Roy Ward Baker, Andrew Keir felt that the crew gelled together extremely well as a unit. This can partly be attributed to the fact that - prevented from lensing as planned at a full-up Elstree - the production team enjoyed the luxury of having the entire run of the empty MGM studios.
Noel Howlett played the role of the vicar in the original BBC TV serial.
The producers requested both orchestral and electronic cues from composer Tristram Cary in order to have a choice of scores to use. He provided around thirty minutes of symphonic music plus electronic pieces (to represent the Martian threat), though much of it was lost during post-production editing and recutting, occasionally being replaced with stock tracks.
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