Sunday, October 29, 2006

October 29, 1966 Schedule

On Saturday Night, October 29, 1966 at 11:45pm on KCRA Channel 3, Bob Wilkins showed a double feature of "Black Sunday" and "Night Of The Blood Beast". "Black Sunday"(1961) was an excellent scary movie directed by Mario Bava and starring Barbara Steele. "Black Sunday' was also known as "La Maschera Del Demonio" which translates into The Mask Of The Demon". It was released in the U.S. by AIP. "Princess Asa Vajda(Barbara Steele) is executed as a witch. 200 years later she is revived and plots to take over the body of Katia(also Steele)." The second movie, also by AIP but produced by Roger Corman. "Night Of The Blood Beast"(1958) is about "an astronaut returning from space dead. The base that recovered him is the cut off from the outside world by an alien. The revival of the dead astronaut, the death of a scientist and the discovery of alien embryos inside the resurrected astronaut's body bodes ill for the survival of those trapped at the base and the rest of humanity.


Branlaadee said...

What a pleasure finding this blog! I was just telling some friends that some of my fondest memories of childhood were sitting on the couch wrapped up in a blanketwith my father watching Creature Features!

Anonymous said...

I remember watching Black Sunday on that night. When they hammered that spiked mask on Barbara Steele's face...........SHOCKING!!!!!

Dementia 13 was another film Bob showed that freaked me out as a kid.