Classic Horror Nights Double Bill! Satanic Rites of Dracula + The Abominable Dr Phibes

Classic Horror Nights Double Bill! Satanic Rites of Dracula + The Abominable Dr Phibes

13th July 2017


The third in a short season of vintage horror classics presented by Colchester soundtrack artist and horror aficionado Jason Frederick.

For this, the final instalment, we're treating you to a double bill!

SATANIC RITES OF DRACULA
In London in the 1970s, Scotland Yard police investigators think they have uncovered a case of vampirism. They call in an expert vampire researcher named Van Helsing (a descendant of the great vampire-hunter himself, no less) to help them put a stop to these hideous crimes. It becomes apparent that the culprit is Count Dracula himself, disguised as a reclusive property developer, but secretly plotting to unleash a fatal virus upon the world.

THE ABOMINABLE DR PHIBES
Doctors are being murdered in a bizarre manner: bats, bees, killer frog masks, etc., which represent the nine Biblical plagues. The crimes are orchestrated by a demented organ player with the help of his mute assistant. The detective is stumped until he finds that all of the doctors being killed assisted a Dr. Vesalius on an unsuccessful operation involving the wife of Dr. Phibes, but he couldn't be the culprit, could he? He was killed in a car crash upon learning of his wife's death...

Pay What You Can Afford.
Doors open 7.30pm, starts 8pm.
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