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The Crimson Cult (1968) was a Horror Film directed by Vernon Sewell and produced by Gerry Levy, Tony Tenser and Louis M. Heyward.

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THE CRIMSON CULT (AKA CURSE OF THE CRIMSON ALTAR) On Blu-ray

By Dan Day Jr. on Jul 12, 2015 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

Okay. Say you've got a horror movie--and it is co-produced by two companies well versed in cinematic exploitation, Tigon and American-International. And say that this horror movie stars Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee, Barbara Steele, and Michael Gough. This has got to be one of the best horror movie... Read full article


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Boris Karloff became ill with pneumonia while shooting this project in the freezing rain. It was his last British feature, begun January 22 1968. Karloff had just finished Targets and would recover enough to shoot four Mexican features in May 1968, his final screen work.
In its U.S. laser disc edition from the 1990s, the music track of the film was totally modified in favor of a more modern tone score.
The house used in the film is Grim's Dyke House (now a hotel) in Harrow Weald, Middlesex. The house was formerly the home of William S. Gilbert of Gilbert & Sullivan fame.
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