Halloween Publication Of “Mark Of The Devil” Director’s Unseen Screen Play “Ghost Town”

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To celebrate Halloween, on October 31st London Repertory Company will release the second published title in their exclusive collectible set of Michael Armstrong’s Complete Screen Plays. Ghost Town is unique in being one of his several un-filmed screen plays.  Existing only in its original 1969 handwritten form and thought to be a lost work, it was only discovered by chance when Armstrong was compiling his work for these volumes.  Amazingly, this is the first time … Continue reading

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MARK OF THE DEVIL Director Michael Armstrong To Film ORPHANAGE

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After years of rumours and speculation by his fans, cult horror movie legend Michael Armstrong has finally been lured out of retirement by Paper Dragon Productions to direct his first major feature film for over forty years. Following his 1970 genre classic, Mark Of The Devil, which shocked audiences and broke box office records worldwide, fans will be delighted to learn that Armstrong is to direct his much anticipated screenplay Orphanage. “I agreed to be … Continue reading

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Trailer: Mark of the Devil (1970)

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Trailer: MARK OF THE DEVIL (1970) Udo Kier is a witch hunter apprentice to Herbert Lom. He believes strongly in his mentor and the ways of the church but loses faith when he catches Lom strangling Reggie Nalder to death for calling him impotent. Kier begins to see for himself that the witch trials are nothing but a scam of the church to rob people of their land, money, and other personal belongings of value … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mark of The Devil (1970)

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SYNOPSIS: Austria – 1770. A time of superstition and religious persecution. Count Cumberland and his evil henchmen torture and kill innocent citizens accusing them of witchcraft. This original uncut version has lost none of its shocking impact. On the outset we are introduced to a cruel and public display of a witch being burned alive. Followed by an introduction of how the film is based upon three real historical Witch trial accounts. Count Christian von … Continue reading

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