Hot Picks

- Ready for My Close Up 2019

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Queen of Sabbath 2021

- Iron City Asskickers 1998

- Buoyancy 2020

- Southland Tales 2006

- Canaan Land 2020

- My Secret Billionaire 2021

- Being Dead 2020

- Heart Wreck 2021

- The Ballad of Captain Vengence 2020

- Versus 2000

- Dead Air 2021

- Nuns: An Italian Horror Story 2020

- X 2019

- Dramatica Diablos - The Torren Fruit of Eden 2021

- The Act of Reading 2019

- Playdurizm 2020

- The El Duce Tapes 2019

- Erotophono- philiac: Documents of a Lust Murderer 2021

- Witches Night 2021

- Paradise Cove 2021

- Magic Island 2020

- Butchers 2020

- Nothing Else 2021

- ... As If They Were Angels 2018

- Zegen 1987

- Shellfish 2021

- The Mimic 2020

- The Astrology of Pandemics 2021

- Tale of Tails - Pilot 2021

- All Too Human 2018

- Vigilante 1982

- Smothered 2019

- Mother's Day Memories 2019

- Invasion Ireland 2013

- Confession 2020

- Sheep Without a Shepherd 2019

- Volcanic UFO Mysteries 2021

- Hank 2019

- Mandao Returns 2020

- Honesty Weekend 2020

- The Thinning Veil 2019

- Tremors 1990

- Space MOMs 2021

- The Poltergeist Diaries 2021

- John #3 2017

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

The Undead

USA 1957
produced by
Roger Corman for AIP
directed by Roger Corman
starring Pamela Duncan, Richard Garland, Allison Hayes, Val Dufour, Mel Welles, Dorothy Neuman, Billy Barty, Bruno VeSota, Aaron Saxon, Richard Devon, Dick Miller
screenplay by Charles B.Griffith, Mark Hanna, music by Ronald Stein

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsène Lupin



Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan


Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who


Elizabeth Bathory



Flash Gordon


Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu





El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim


Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution


Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III


Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong


Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera


Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes


Star Trek

Sukeban Deka



Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers


Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman




Available on DVD !

To buy, click on link(s) below and help keep this site afloat

Always make sure of DVD-compatibility !!!

Doctor Quintus (Val Dufour) tries to prove his theories about regression (meaning helping people remember their past lives) by hypnotizing streetwalker Diane (Pamela Duncan) with sonme techniques he has learned in Nepal & thus letting her life one of her past lives ... & she is sent to the Dark Ages, where her former self, Helena (also Pamela Duncan of course) is about to be burned as a witch (albeit innocent). But advice from Diana, her future self able to talk to her on a mental level, help her to escape her dungeon & hide from her pursuers in a coffin the mad gravedigger Smolkin (Bruno VeSota) carries on his hearse. & Smolkin, though mad, shows pity with the girl & hides her at Meg Maud's (Dorothy Neuman), a good witch.

& Maud Meg even gets her lover Pendragon (Richard Garland) to her, who's worried stiff about her & whose soul & love evil witch Livia (Allison Hayes) tries to win over - but with little success once Meg Maud steps in & challenges her to a magic duel.

Soon though Livia manages to cause enough confusion to tear the loers apart again & convince Pendragon that Helena has been recaptured, & the only way to free her is to sell his soul to the devil - who conveniently enough just happens to stop by at the local cemetary tonight since it's witches' sabbath. Reluctantly, Pendragon agrees ...

But wait, help is on the way in the form of Doctor Quintus who, in the present, has realized his regression experiment will alter time if Helena is not executed this night, & thus Quintus travels back in time (in a quite corporeal form) to convince Pendragon to not sell his soul & to convince Helena to end her life tonight on the scaffolding so that all her future selves - including streetwalker Diana - can live.

Heavy heartedly, Helena agrees & rushes to her own execution which she reaches just before dawn, & ther she is beheaded ... & her future self Diane wakes up, having become a better woman because of this experience.

But Doctor Quintus ? He is doomed to live his life in the Dark Ages, having apparently not thought his experiment through to the end - & Satan (Richard Devon) has the last laugh.


In the 1950's, when Roger Corman was churning out drive-in fodder for AIP & Allied Artists by the dozen, he made many a wild movie ... & this quite possibly was his wildest: an enjoyable if somewhat muddled blend of esoteric theories, time travel, black magic & witch hunt all done in a medieval setting & definitely on the cheap (a studio forest & massive fog are used to hide the absence of adequate sets - to charming results though). The result - needless to say - is unintentionally funny ... but at the same time highly entertaining.


review © by Mike Haberfelner


Feeling lucky ?
Want to
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find The Undead
at the amazons ...


Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)

Germany (East AND West)

Looking for imports ?
Find The Undead here ...

Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find The Undead at

Thanks for watching !!!



Robots and rats,
demons and potholes,
cuddly toys and
shopping mall Santas,
love and death and everything in between,
Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

is all of that.


Tales to Chill
Your Bones to
a collection of short stories and mini-plays
ranging from the horrific to the darkly humourous,
from the post-apocalyptic
to the weirdly romantic,
tales that will give you a chill and maybe a chuckle, all thought up by
the twisted mind of
screenwriter and film reviewer
Michael Haberfelner.


Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

the new anthology by
Michael Haberfelner


Out now from




On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide


A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD