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Man v. Machine: Badguy Cybernauts

Peel and Steed encounter a Cybernaut Today, we’ll be looking at the trenchcoat- and trilby-wearing metal automatons known as the Cybernauts! The bots made their first appearance in the October 1965 episode of The Avengers that was later the first one to be broadcast in the United States (in March 1966). The episode has proved […]

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Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)

Release Year: 1972 Director: Robert Fuest Starring: Vincent Price, Robert Quarry, Valli Kemp, Peter Cushing, Berryl Reid, Terry-Thomas, Milton Reid, Caroline Munro Music: John Gale I haven’t seen The Abominable Dr. Phibes since I was a kid, so I cannot remember too much about it. Thankfully this sequel leads in with a detailed recap of […]

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Peter Cushing: Past Forgetting

Peter Cushing: ‘Past Forgetting’ Memoirs of the Hammer Years If you have been following this series of posts, you will have read that my favourite Sherlock Holmes film is the 1959 version of The Hound of the Baskervilles, which starred Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes, but the film is not without its flaws or filming […]

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Masks of Death (1984)

Director: Roy Ward Baker Starring: Peter Cushing, John Mills, Anton Diffring, Gordon Jackson, Ray Milland, Anne Baxter, Russell Hunter Music: Malcolm Williamson The Masks Of Death is a autumnal take on Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The characters are much older than we are used to. Peter Cushing in particular, as Holmes looks gaunt and […]

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