Plague of the Zombies, The (1966, GBR) C-90m. *** D: John Gilling. Starring André Morell, Diane Clare, Brook Williams, Jacqueline Pearce, John Carson, Michael Ripper. After receiving a call for help from colleague Williams, doctor Morell and his daughter travel to Cornish community, where several people have fallen prey to mysterious illness. Is evil squire Carson behind it all? Nicely paced, well acted Hammer horror with nice use of color was made only two years before NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. Not as uncompromising, but a good one by Hammer standards. Also known as THE ZOMBIES.


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