Rasputin The Mad Monk (1966)
|Christopher Lee||Grigori Rasputin|
|Richard Pasco||Dr Zargo|
Rasputin (Lee), a crazed and debauched monk wreaks havoc at the local inn one night, chopping off the hand of one of the drinkers. As the bitter locals plan their revenge, the evil Rasputin works his satanic power over the beautiful women who serve at the Tsar's palace. Even the Tsarina herself is seduced by his evil ways and, as his influence begins to dominate government policy, there is only one course of action left... to destroy him before he destroys them all.
19 December 2011, Don Sharp (1921 - 2011)
Marcus Hearn pays tribute to the Hammer director, who died yesterday. Don Sharp had never seen a horror film before producer Anthony Hinds screened a...