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The Vault of Horror (1992)

BBC 2 aired a hosted horror movie show on Halloween night till the early hours of the morning, hosted by Henry Guy as "Dr Walpurgis".


Kim Newman (creator)


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Guy Henry ... Dr. Walpurgis
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The schedule for the show was: 31 October 1992 11.00pm - 11.20pm Introduction by Dr. Walpurgis. 11.20pm - 11.25pm Tales from EC, (A look at the 1950s horror comic). 11.25pm - 01.25am Creepshow, (Laurel Entertainment 1982). 1 November 1992 01.25am - 01.30am The Art of Illusion, (with special effects and make up artist Tom Savini). 01.30am 01.40am The Unholy Trinity (a discussion on horror's leading men - Freddie, Jason & Pinhead). 01.40am - 03.10am The Curse of the Werewolf (Hammer 1961). 03.10am - 03.15am Prime Evil (Sam Raimi & Bruce Campbell talk about The Evil Dead). 03.15am - 03.20am Terror on the Page. 03.20am - 04.30am The Bride of Frankenstein (Universal 1935). 04.30am - 04.35am The Horror of Sex (women's role in horror). 04.35am - 04.45am Dario's Friends (Dario Argento at work on his new film Trauma). 04.45am - 06.10am Death Line (Harbor Ventures/K-L Productions 1972). 06.10am - 07.25am Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, (Universal 1948). 07.25am - 07.30am Close by Dr. ... Written by Paul Gerard Kennedy

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8 January 2019 | by shaundowning13666See all my reviews

Dr Walpurgis was so funny. He looked scary as hell but had a voice of silk. Horror films just aren't the same without Dr Walpurgis. As a kid I would record the films and his introduction. It was always worthwhile use of the extra tape.

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