HANDS OF ORLAC (1960) Mel Ferrer, Christopher Lee, Donald Wolfit, Dany Carrel. An outstanding remake of “Mad Love” with Ferrer as the tortured pianist with the transplanted hands of a criminal. He is torn between his normal sense of morality and what he perceives as the murderous desires of his hands! Lee is great as the evil magician who blackmails him. Carrel looks great in a bikini. Slick British horror. 16mm.
THE TELL-TALE HEART (1960) Lawrence Payne, Dermot Walsh, Selma Vaz Dias, John Scott. A very unusual and very entertaining adaptation of the classic Poe story. A shy loner discovers the girl he loves in the arms of his best friend. Murder and horror follow in dramatic fashion. This is possibly the best-filmed version of this story with Payne doing a fine job as the devilish nephew. A slight twist to the Poe ending. From 16mm.