Meet the “Banned in the UK” film Driller Killer, which is a perfect example of the 1970’s violent exploitation film Americans loved at the time. It’s about an starving artist who likes to take out random bums with a power drill. Rated R.
Here’s another American Movie Classics B movie about some sweet girls and a toothy vampire with a secret laboratory. Things just sort of go downhill from there. In the genre of 1960’s Italian horror films, this one is better than average.
Prof. Andrew Forbes (George Zucco) discovers a creature and uses it to destroy his enemies. George Zucco is best known film role of Professor Moriarty in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939), opposite Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes.
Seaman Johnny Drake (Dennis Hopper) falls in love with Mora (Linda Lawson), who lives in a hotel above the marina merry-go-round (the movie was filmed at the Santa Monica pier)and is a mermaid for the carnival. All of her previous lovers have died, so Johnny gets a little concerned.