Country : UK

Year : 1967

Run time : 1hr33

Version : in English, subtitled in French

Rating : +12

Director : Freddie Francis

Actors: Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, Beverly Adams

Selected filmography : Tales from the Crypt (1972), Trog (1970), Dracula Has Risen from the Grave (1968), Dr. Terror’s House of Horrors (1965)

Torture Garden

Directed by Freddie Francis, Hammer’s leading director in the 1960s, Torture Garden is an anthology of several horror stories set in the world of the funfair. Dr Diabolo, played by Burgess Meredith, invites visitors to discover their sinister and morbid future. The particularly noteworthy final sketch features Jack Palance and Peter Cushing as Edgar Allan Poe collectors.