Horrors of the Black Museum

Directed by: Arthur Crabtree
Writen by: Herman Cohen, Aben Kandel
Produced by: Samuel Z. Arkoff, Herman Cohen, Jack Greenwood
Run Time:1 hour, 33 minutes
Content Type Rating:NR
Collections:Creepy Brit
Cast: Michael Gough, June Cunningham, Graham Curnow, Shirley Anne Field

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The promotion announced that this film was released in "Hypnovision" which gives an idea of the story. Edmond Bancroft a frustrated crime reporter and thriller writer wants accurate crimes for his next book, so he hypnotizes his assistant to make him commit the required crimes. Events chronicled in this movie are based on actual crimes and events chronicled in Scotland Yard's Black Museum. Martin Scorsese was instrumental in having a print of Horrors of the Black Museum donated to New York's Museum of Modern Art. AKA: Crime in the Museum of Horrors (1959). Every instrument of murder in Black Museum was from an actual murder and is in Scotland Yard's Black Museum.

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