Quatermass and the Pit

Quatermass and the Pit

Roy Ward Baker - UK - 1967 - col.

Director: Roy Ward Baker

Screenplay: Nigel Kneale | Cinematographer: Arthur Grant | Editor: Spencer Reeve | Music: Tristram Cary

Cast: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley

Producer: Anthony Nelson Keys | Production: Hammer Films, Toho Company | Running Time: 97'

 

While digging a new subway line in London, a construction crew discovers first: a skeleton, then what they think is an old World War II German missile. Upon closer examination the "missile" appears to be not of this earth! This movie examines the age old question of how we came to be on this planet.

 

If you look closely at the London Underground station walls, you can see posters from other Hammer projects such as "The Reptile" (1966), "Dracula" (1966), "The Witches" (1966).

 

ROY WARD BΑΚΕR

(1916–2010)

UK

Selected Filmography:

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)
And Now the Screaming Starts!(1973)
Scars of Dracula (1970)
A Night to Remember (1958)
Don't Bother to Knock (1952)

 

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