Tales That Witness Madness Blu-ray Review

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      Here’s a quick(ish) review for one of the lesser regarded of the 70’s portmanteau horror offerings, Freddie Francis’ loopily titled Tales That Witness Madness from 1973 that comes courtesy of Olive Films on US Blu-ray.

      With Amicus leading the way with their EC-style pulp anthologies of twisted fates and just desserts (Tales from the Crypt, The Vault of Horror, Dr. Terror’s House of Horror, Asylum), and providing something of a more light-hearted distraction from the lurid excesses of Hammer, who eschewed such nugget-sized stories until Roy Skeggs unleashed their notorious TV series of hour-long horror shows, other studios and filmmakers saw their chance to climb aboard the ‘orrible omnibus.

      Ealing may have helped to kick-start the trend with their wonderful little refined shiver-fest of Dead of Night, and the likes of Roger Corman with the Poe quartet of Tales of Terror, and Dan Curtis with...


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