June 20, 1974 in UK cinemas: Horror Express

“A nightmare of terror travelling aboard the Horror Express!”

Horror_Express-1974Horror Express, a.k.a Pánico en el Transiberiano in Spain (Panic on the Trans-Siberian Express), is a 1972 Spanish-British science fiction-horror film produced by Bernard Gordon and Gregorio Sacristan, directed by Eugenio Martín, that stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Alberto de Mendoza, Silvia Tortosa and Telly Savalas. The screenplay was written by Arnaud d’Usseau and Julian Zimet (credited as Julian Halevy). It was loosely based on the RKO Pictures film The Thing from Another World (1951), adapted from the 1938 Astounding Science Fiction novella Who Goes There? written by John W. Campbell, Jr. [Wikipedia]

An English anthropologist has discovered a frozen monster in the frozen wastes of Manchuria which he believes may be the Missing Link. He brings the creature back to Europe aboard a trans-Siberian express, but during the trip the monster thaws out and starts to butcher the passengers one by one. [IMDB]

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Watch the trailer on the NEVER FORGET FILM SERIES YouTube Channel.

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