Cast and Crew: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Denholm Elliott, Joss Ackland, Ingrid Pitt, Joanna Lumley
What It’s About: Scotland Yard investigates four cases all connected to the same vacant house in this Amicus anthology film written by Robert Bloch.
Why Watch it Today?: Doctor Who star Jon Pertwee died on today’s date in 1996. Pertwee shines in his segment of The House that Dripped Blood, making fun of actors and horror films, as a famed (and demanding) horror actor who tires of the ever declining budgets for sets and costumes and goes out buys his own cloak for his latest picture-only this isn’t just any cloak.