Actresses of the 50s and 60s

Posts Tagged ‘Hammer Horror’

Ingrid Pitt

In 1937, Polish on December 6, 2017 at 8:31 pm

Ingrid Pitt: born Ingoushka Petrov, 21 November 1937, Czestochowa Poland, began acting career on stage in East Berlin, escaped to UK to star in Hammer Horror films, died 23 November 2010, London England.

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Yutte Stensgaard

In 1946, Danish on November 4, 2017 at 1:29 am

Yutte Stensgaard: born in Denmark 1946, moved to England at age 17 to pursue her career as a model, pinup and actress in Hammer Horror movies and British sex comedies, retired in 1972, aged 26.

Mary and Madelaine Collinson

In 1952, British on November 1, 2017 at 11:30 am

Twins of Evil (1971): Madelaine and Mary Collinson, born 1952 Malta.

Ingrid Pitt and Madeline Smith

In Uncategorized on November 1, 2017 at 11:23 am

The Vampire Lovers (1970)

Veronica Carlson

In 1944, British on November 1, 2017 at 11:17 am

Veronica Carlson: English actress, born Veronica Mary Glazer in 1944; three Hammer Horror movies, three years in a row: “Dracula Has Risen from the Grave” (1968), “Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed” (1969) and “The Horror of Frankenstein” (1970).

Ingrid Pitt 1937 – 2010

In 1937, Polish on November 1, 2017 at 11:14 am

Ingrid Pitt: deceased for 6 years, 11 months, 9 days.

Susan Denberg in ‘Frankenstein Created Woman’ 1967

In 1944, Austrian on November 1, 2017 at 10:54 am

Frankenstein dabbles in transmigration of souls, capturing the psyche of an executed young man and instilling it in the body of a drowned young woman (Denberg), rejuvenated as a beautiful femme whose male soul uses the female body to wreak vengeance. Variety.

Susan Denberg in ‘Frankenstein Created Woman’ 1967

In 1944, Austrian on November 1, 2017 at 10:51 am

In Frankenstein Created Woman, Peter Cushing doesn’t really create woman, he just makes a few important changes in the design; considering the result is beautiful blonde Susan Denberg, most film fans would like to see the doctor get a grant from the Ford Foundation, or even the CIA. Variety.

Valerie Leon

In 1943, British on November 1, 2017 at 8:43 am

…a severed hand, a sacred cat, a jackal’s skull, five mad scientists, an otherwise marvelously cracked or half-cracked cast, and for a heroine who, as currently embodied in Miss Valerie Leon, is a 500 per cent knockout. NY Times.

Valerie Leon in ‘Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb’

In 1943, British on November 1, 2017 at 8:39 am

Polished and well-acted but rather tame Hammer horror about ancient Egyptian relics, including Princess Tera’s mummy, taken to England – the sacrilege is savagely avenged by Tera being reincarnated an Egyptologist’s beautiful daughter. Variety.