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The Plague of the Zombies

  • Film
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Time Out Says

Perhaps a little tame these days, compared with modern gore-shock, but Gilling's Hammer chiller about zombies being exploited by a Cornish tin-mine owner (echoes of the classic White Zombie) is highly atmospheric. Often imaginatively directed (in particular a splendid, nightmarishly green-tinted vision of the undead rising from the graveyard earth), it boasts really classy photography (Arthur Grant) and an outstanding performance from Jacqueline Pearce (the admirable snake-woman from The Reptile, here being beheaded to save her from untimely zombification).
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Release Details

  • Duration:91 mins

Cast and Crew

  • Director:John Gilling
  • Screenwriter:Peter Bryan
  • Cast:
    • Andre Morell
    • Diane Clare
    • Brook Williams
    • Jacqueline Pearce
    • John Carson
    • Alex Davion
    • Michael Ripper
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