Episode 61 the gorgon 1964 in the early twentieth century, a gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small european village by turning its citizens to stone. Kiss of the vampire, plague of the zombies, the reptile, and the gorgon. Bruno heitz is painting a seminude portrait of his girlfriend, sascha. Popular peter cushing the complete memoirs peter cushing. For a 1964 horror film the rubber snakes were not as bad as some b scifi movie monsters. In the early 20th century, a gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small european village by turning its citizens to stone. The gorgon 1964 in earlytwentiethcentury middleeurope, villagers are literally becoming petrified.
At the hospital, carla tells namaroff what she has learned about the gorgon from professors heitz letter to paul, which she read at his house. The gorgon, though somewhat obscure in the land of hammer horror, deserves to be in the top 20 hammer films list with such classics such as horror of dracula, the hound of the baskervilles, and dick barton strikes back im kidding. Gorgo was used by rock band ash for the promo video for on youtube. The gorgon 1964 is one of the more bizarre hammer horror films. There is no making featurette, but the dvd does have a movie trailer, and included in the dvd box was nice booklet about the gorgon and hammer films with background info and pictures. In the early twentieth century, a gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small. Terence fishers 1964 hammer movie entry, the gorgon, marks a bit of a change of pace or perhaps a change of material for both the talented director and the studio. Dismembermenthorrors frightfest continues with one of the few hammer horror films to incorporate greek mythology. When his girlfriend is killed, bruno jeremy longhurst becomes the prime suspect. The gorgon is identifed as megaera, one of the sisters of medusa. The full moon appears and he goes to the castle where he glimpses a green figure. The film takes liberties about the myth in this regard, since medusas sisters are actually called stheno and euryale in the classical mythology, and megaera is the.
The gorgon james bernard gorgon theme 1964 the gorgon had a reoccurring theme that was played every time a new victim was about to get turned to stone. Much of the time the creature took the form of a beautiful and seductive woman, but during periods of the full moon she. Dont get left behind enjoy unlimited, adfree access to shudders full library of films and series for 7 days. Starring christopher lee, peter cushing, patrick troughton, barbara shelley, joyce hemson. All the victims were young men who had been turned to stone. Christopher lee, peter cushing, richard pasco language. A monster with the power to turn living screaming flesh into stone. The myths of ancient greece tell of a race of females creatures with writhing, venomous snakes for hair. The gorgon is a 1964 hammer horror movie directed by terence fisher and.
The gorgon full full movie, the gorgon full full movie streaming the gorgon full movie engsub watch the gorgon full english full movie online the gorgon full film online watch the gorgon full. O verall the gorgon is an interesting addition to the pantheon of classic monster movies, a sort of tragic gothic love story, the only real let down is the effects and makeup, but it doesnt undermine the brilliance that the brings overall. The gorgon, a h one of the few hammer films with a female monster, this very english slice of grand guignol is undermined by failings in the makeup department. Storyline invloves the gorgons from greek mythology. The attic tradition regarded the gorgon as a monster produced by. Gorgons second fulllenght release elegy, out worldwide on 18 january 2019, via dusktone. At soapgate different users around the world share fast streaming and downloading links of different websites and hosts that have your. The perpetrator of these deaths was a being so repulsive that she transformed the onlooker using the power of her deadly stare. How to watch the gorgon 1964 movie online without registration or login. Pure bizarrerie and one of the most beautiful horror movies ever.
The mummy 1959 theme hammer peter cushing christopher lee. Granted, the gorgon has all of the common trademarks that makes it clearly a recognizable hammer movie, like incredibly detailed sets, beautiful colors, wonderful. In 1964s the gorgon for my money, the best horror film hammer made there are no real good guys and bad guys. In the early twentieth century, a gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small european village by turning its citizens to stone. Stream the gorgon uncut, adfree on all your favorite devices. Ratoff, an orderly, comes in and reports that martha, a mentally disturbed patient, has escaped again. The gorgon 1964 a mysterious monster is turning people to stone in a german village in 1910. Llewellyn devine based on an original story by featured cast. Although the authorities try to hush the matter up, it is apparent that at the full moon, megaera, a gorgon, leaves her castle lair and anyone looking on her face is turned to stone. The gorgon 1964 peter cushing and christopher lee confront magaera.
It stars peter cushing, christopher lee, barbara shelley and richard pasco. The gorgon 1964 imdb horror movie posters, hammer horror. Llewellyn devine and created the first female monster for the. The gorgon is a 1964 film about a gorgon that takes human form and terrorizes a small european village by turning its citizens to stone.
R rasputin 1966, jason and the argonauts 1963, l hammer horrors, greek myths. Apr 25, 2016 medusa is depicted in many movies, some in which she is just alluded to and others where she is a specific character. Carla is possessed by the spirit of megaera, who takes her over every full moon. As the moon turns full, villagers are turning to stone when they gaze at the gorgon. The gorgon is a 1964 british horror film directed by terence fisher for hammer films. Homer spoke of a single gorgona monster of the underworld. Although the authorities try to hush the matter up it is apparent that at the full moon, medusa leaves her castle lair. Much of the time the creature took the form of a beautiful and seductive woman, but during periods of the full moon she becomes a living horror, vicious and. One of the lesser known horror thrillers to have emerged from hammer studios, the gorgon 1964 is considered by some aficionados to be one of hammers most artistic and atmospheric films and even director terence fisher admitted it was a personal favorite. House on haunted hill full movie vincent price carol. Watch the gorgon full movie in hd visit in the early 20th century a village experienced a series of inexplicable murde.
Jekyl in 1960, both included on this snakes in movies list. In the early 20th century, a gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small european village. In the early 20th century a village experienced a series of inexplicable murders. It was the seventh release of their a to z singles series, a yearlong 26single subscription. Once again composer james bernard was the man responsible for the eerie sounds as he would continue to do for years. Siskoid i cant exactly dislike hammer horrors the gorgon, but its a confused little movie.
She announces shes going to have his baby, so he goes to talk to her father. The gorgon 1964 terence fisher, christopher lee, peter cushing trailer. To optimize your experience with your screen reading software, please use our website, which has the same tickets as our fandango. The gorgon 1964 peter cushing and christopher lee confront magaera duration. This is a horror movie from hammer studios of london which also made the reptile in 1966 and the two faces of dr. See more ideas about medusa, clash of the titans and movies. Symphonic black death metal hailing from paris, france. The gorgon is one of the most perfect films by its director, although the truth is that it was never considered well enough. Luckily, he doesnt get a full blast and manages to make his way back to his room and draft a three page letter to his other son before he completely turns to stone. Some of these pictures and descriptions may give away plot details that you might not want to know before watching the film.495 1414 1006 1231 622 1350 981 618 1119 607 1276 1243 657 343 1441 833 1415 652 74 1253 1491 569 1378 212 51 513 220 667 712 1412