Death Ship (1980) UK Quad Poster
Death Ship, from a story by Jack Hill – Spider Baby (1967), The Big Doll House (1971) is a Nazi Flying Dutchman, a torture ship roaming the seas in an endless search for more victims. After it rams and sinks a cruise ship, the few survivors clamber aboard, where possession and death awaits.
Director Canadian Alvin Rakoff – Crossplot (1967), a long-time UK resident and TV director resorts to stock footage from The Last Voyage (1960) for the sea collision, and had to contend with a defective ghost ship, which only managed to move for an hour’s worth of filming before it’s engines seized. It was the final film for Sally Ann Howes - from Dead of Night (1945) to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968), and Saul Rubinek’s debut.
Artist: Unknown, but the stirring artwork has been used on countless covers and posters
Condition: FINE - (Rolled) - paper loss bottom left corner
Cast: George Kennedy, Richard Crenna (whose performances in films such as The Evil (1978), TV movie Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978) and Stone Cold Dead (1979) gave the genre considerable gravitas), Nick Mancuso, Kate Reid, Victoria Burgoyne