To the devil a daughter is the last movie the original version of hammer studios produced. To the devil a daughter, a 1976 britishwest german horror film. Then you send the child off to a satanist convent for 18 years, until its time for her to come back and be rebaptized with the blood of still another evil spirit, after which. A daughter 1976 hammers last foray into the world of horror films is a very nasty little number indeed. Look whats happened to rosemarys baby 1976 full movie rosemarys baby.
To the devil a daughter 1976 the movie database tmdb. It was also the second movie based on a book by then popular, in britian, horror writer dennis wheatley. Child of satan, to the devil a daughter, to the devil. He convinces a man to sign over his daughters soul so that she will become the devils representative on earth on her eighteenth birthday, but as that day nears, the man seeks the help of an american occult novelist to save his daughter, both physically and spiritually. As hammer horror films go, to the devil a daughter is quite an unusual. It is very much a contemporary postexorcist movie, full of rampaging foetuses. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival. I was rather young at the time and enticed by the title and the spooky beauty on the cover.
To the devil a daughter movie to the devil a daughter tmbd. Oscars best picture winners best picture winners golden globes emmys san diego comiccon new york comiccon sundance film festival toronto intl film festival awards central festival central all events. To the devil a daughter was hammers last horror film for several decades before their 21st century resurrection, but it makes for a less than grand slice of guignol and pales in comparison to their earlier dennis wheatley adaptation, the devil rides out. Released 1976, to the devil a daughter stars richard widmark, christopher lee, honor blackman, denholm elliott the r movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 35 min, and received a score of out of 100. Released in 1976 to an indifferent response, it was nevertheless an interesting attempt to make a commercially successful film. Apr 23, 20 when the dark, fanatical father michael christopher lee was defrocked and excommunicated from the church, he sought the ways of the devil. For a movie about satanism, the setpiece debauchery and demonic powers are used. Confessions of a teenage 1976 87min 360p 2,354,858. To the devil a daughter 1976 95 mins colour hammer synopsis. Shout at the devil 1976 roger moore, lee marvin, barbara. An american occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of. Peter sykes to the devil a daughter was hammers last theatrically released horror film, coproduced with the german company, terra filmkunst.
It wants to be a classic turn on morality but ultimately settles for being a decent piece of latenight horror fare to. In to the devil a daughter, lee got the chance to play an equally terrifying, yet complex personification of evil in father. Filming locations 9 filming dates 1 filming locations. Any film that tries to be different or exhibit a fresh approach should be applauded, even if it is flawed.
Staring christopher lee, nastassja kinski, richard widmark and anthony valentine. It originally aired as the abc movie of the week on january 9, 1973. To the devil a daughter 1976 hammer films christopher lee. First, you start with the mother of a she devil who has been impregnated by a heretic satanist. The first time i saw this film, i rented a copy from my local video store sometime in the late 1980s. After she gives birth, you sacrifice her, and baptize the child in the mothers blood. Apparently, the script was still being written as the movie was shooting, and while in the past such situations have resulted in. Inevitably, to the devil a daughter will suffer from less favourable comparisons with its predecessors, the devil rides out, rosemarys baby, and the exorcist. When the dark, fanatical father michael christopher lee was defrocked and excommunicated from the church, he sought the ways of the devil. To the devil a daughter 1976 directed by peter sykes.
The nicely produced docu has a thoughtful christopher lee interview more than bigstudio warners will do for their toprank hammers and a good rundown of the production history of the film, during hammers death throes. House of horror, the unofficial hammer films site the ultimate, only up to date source for all your hammer films news. To the devil a daughter 1976 r 07011976 us horror 1h 35m user score. But given the choice, i would rewatch a double bill of hammers devil offerings, rather than the other. Land of the minotaur must be something special, because the films producers were able to get not only donald pleasence but also peter cushing to be in their cast. Sykes appears to be using the camera lens to show the subtle contrast between a civilized, modern society singed by decadence and chaos, london, and the equally corrupt but more. The film itself is just okay, so i can only barely recommend it to those interested in occultmystery stories, hammer and the actors involved. It was the final hammer production to feature christopher lee until the. An american occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the devil on earth. One of them, the devil rides out, was adapted for the big screen in 1968 to much critical acclaim. Hey, with nastassja kinski, richard widmark, christopher lee and honor blackman in the. At the ticket office to the devil a daughter was quite successful, but as it turned out hammer didnt see any of that money. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article.
After all the protracted buildup and bigging up of lees powers, all widmark has to do is throw a rock at his noggin to overcome all that glowering evil. One of hammers final 20thcentury features headlines christopher lee in another adaptation of a dennis wheatley novel, following the devil rides out. Title sequence from to the devil a daughter 1976, directed by peter sykes, starring horst janson, john carson, shane briant. Wheatleys narrative was just too rambling and unwieldy, to say the least, and it was veteran hammer screenwriter christopher wickings job to turn it into in a solid. To the devil a daughter is a fitting tribute to a legendary horror production slate and one that fans new and old should seek out. Jennie kermode lee is on top form as the wildeyed, coldhearted villain, approaching black magic with a steely rationality that almost makes it seem like science. Clearly ailing, hammer again adapted a novel by dennis wheatley, the author behind one of their greatest successes, the devil rides out 1967. Hellfire caves, west wycombe, buckinghamshire, england, uk 5 of 5 found this interesting interesting. Verney meets catherine and finds that she is a nun. Anchor bays stunning dvd of to the devil a daughter has their usual flawless transfer that even looks more colorful than usual. The occultists plan to use the girl as a means of giving the devil a body, which will allow him to rein over the earth.
To the devil a daughter is even further removed from its source material, with whole plot threads jettisoned and characters renamed and amalgamated from several in the book. Lee is on top form as the wildeyed, coldhearted villain, approaching black magic with a steely rationality that almost makes it seem like science. To the devil a daughter original theatrical trailer 1976. Similar searches digital sin devils film group sex devil s film devils red tube devils film gangbang melanie jagger blowjob while fingering magma film gangbang devils film com outofthefamily devil devils film bbc hungarian creampie double. The film then becomes a kind of race against the clock as the ritual rebirth of ashtaroth approaches. To the devil a daughter 1976 stream and watch online. It is based on the 1953 novel of the same title by dennis wheatley. In to the devil a daughter, lee got the chance to play an equally terrifying, yet complex personification of evil in father michael rayner, excommunicato. While at a press reception, verney is met by henry beddows who offers to give him information about a group of satanists in return for him looking after his daughter, catherine.
First, you start with the mother of a shedevil who has been impregnated by a heretic satanist. A daughter may be occasionally unwatchable, but its a fine way for hammer to bow out. The devils daughter is a 1973 american madefortelevision horror film starring shelley winters, belinda montgomery and robert foxworth. To the devil a daughter on dvd 01157390 from starz anchor bay.
Watch to the devil a daughter online 1976 movie yidio. May 26, 2016 to the devil a daughter is the last movie the original version of hammer studios produced. Both films star christopher lee and the first, namely the devil rides out of 1968 is easily one of the. To the devil a daughter abuse scandals predicted in this film. Rosemarys baby, which explains why i recently picked up this 1976 hammer film to the devil a daughter which was hammers answer to american horror hits like the exorcist and rosemarys baby. The film involves a novelist who discovers that a group of devil worshipers are planning on stealing the soul of a young girl. To the devil a daughter is a horror film that was released in 1976. To the devil a daughter 1976 nude scenes allmovie christopher lee stars in this weak occult. The devils daughter, a 2016 adventure game sorrow the mccoys song, which includes the line something tells me youre a devils daughter to the devil a daughter, a 1976 britishwest german horror film.
This was hammers last horror feature and their penultimate movie 1979s the lady. Ten years earlier, hammer had acquired the rights to dennis wheatleys satanist novels. In this suspensethriller, a young girl falls victim to a high priest of a satanic cult. To the devil a daughter 1976 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Surprisingly, to the devil a daughter was a hit and made lots of money at least in europe, but hammer studios had debts to pay and the film s success couldnt save them. The film, based on a dennis wheatley novel, begins quite well, but as the minutes pass and the story stutters and stalls, you begin to see just how ill thought out the scenario is. If i didnt know that to the devil a daughter was a hammer film i wouldnt have quessed it, it doesnt feel very hammery. Its a cult and horror movie with a less than average rotten tomatoes critics score of. Priestturneddevilworshipper lee is hellbent on sacrificing denholm elliotts conventraised daughter nastassja kinski to satan, but black magic scholar richard widmark arrives from america to intervene. May 25, 2017 shout at the devil 1976 pg 2h 30min action, adventure, comedy 1976 italy during world war one a british aristocrat, an american entrepreneur and the latters attractive young daughter, set out to destroy a german battlecruiser which is awaiting repairs in an inlet just off zanzibar. Its so far removed from everything else theyve ever done it can hardly be lumped in with the rest of them, but its undoubtedly a classic. With richard widmark, christopher lee, honor blackman, denholm elliott. Richard widmark in to the devil a daughter 1976 denholm elliott in to the devil a daughter. To the devil a daughter 1976 where to watch it streaming online.
Hammers second attempt at a dennis wheatley black magic thriller bears little comparison with the earlier the devil rides out. To the devil a daughters ending is truly one of the sorriest ever committed to film. The first was the vastly superior the devil rides out sometimes called the devils bride in the us. With donald pleasence, peter cushing, luan peters, kostas karagiorgis. An american occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her. A satanic cult kidnaps 3 young people and priest donald pleasence and costas skouras must save them from the hands of this evil. To the devil a daughter 1976 letterboxd social film. Striving to be a twisted take on good and evil, to the devil a daughter is more a film about wanting and having. To the devil a daughter 1976 an american occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the devil on earth. Download them to your mobile phone and watch xxx movies nonstop. Hammers to the devil a daughter was the last film made by the once great studio.
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