Join Vincent and Tangella as they watch “And Now The Screaming Starts” from 1973 starring Peter Cushing and Stephanie Beacham.
"And Now the Screaming Starts!" is a British horror film released in 1973. It was directed by Roy Ward Baker and based on the novella "Fengriffen" by David Case. The film is notable for being produced by Amicus Productions, a British film company known for its horror anthology films.
The story is set in the 18th century and revolves around a newlywed couple, Catherine (played by Stephanie Beacham) and Charles Fengriffen (played by Ian Ogilvy), who move into an old, decaying mansion. Strange and unsettling events begin to occur, and Catherine believes that the house is haunted. She also experiences a traumatic and supernatural event involving a vengeful spirit known as the "demon tree." To unravel the mystery and confront the malevolent force, the couple seeks the help of a local doctor, played by Peter Cushing.
"And Now the Screaming Starts!" is known for its gothic atmosphere, eerie storytelling, and memorable moments of horror. It is considered a classic of British horror cinema from the 1970s. The film is part of the wave of horror films produced during that era and features elements of period drama, supernatural horror, and psychological tension.
Stephanie Beacham as Catherine Fengriffen
Ian Ogilvy as Charles Fengriffen
Peter Cushing as Dr. Pope
Herbert Lom as Dr. Whittle
Patrick Magee as Silas
Guy Rolfe as Henry Fengriffen
Geoffrey Whitehead as Woods
Rosalie Crutchley as Aunt Edith
Gillian Lind as Sarah