plague of zombies

plague_of_zombies_poster (1966)

The Plague of the Zombies (1966) Hammer Horror film directed by John Gilling. It stars André Morell, John Carson, Jacqueline Pearce, Brook Williams and Michael Ripper. The film is notable for its seminal imagery, which influenced many films in the zombie genre, and its themes of colonialism, exploitation and tyranny.

Trivia:

  • Filmed back-to-back with The Reptile (1966), using many of the same sets, most noticeably the main village set on the back lot at Bray Studios.
  • Diane Clare’s voice is dubbed in this movie.
  • Originally shown (in London) in a double billing with Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966).
  • Filed under: Hammer FilmsHorrorZombies

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