CastKeith Michell (Jason), Adrienne Corri (Isobel), Peter Cushing (Merryweather), Peter Arne (Thomas), Kai Fischer (Yvonne), David Lodge (Timothy) DirectorRobert S. Baker
Monty Berman WriterLeon Griffiths, Jimmy Sangster Release dateFebruary 1961 (1961-02) DirectorsMonty Berman, Robert S. Baker Music directorMuir Mathieson, Clifton Parker ProducersMonty Berman, Robert S. Baker GenresAction Film, Drama, Adventure Film, Historical fiction Similar movies2012, Mad Max: Fury Road, Interstellar, Django Unchained, Cloverfield, 3 Ninjas
TaglineA body was the membership card...
The Hellfire Club is a 1961 film inspired by the historical Hellfire Club, Sir Francis Dashwood's infamous 'Gentlemen's' society of the 18th century. It starred Keith Michell and featured Peter Cushing in a small cameo as enigmatic attorney Mr Merryweather.
According to the film, the club was famed for its depravity, debauchery, and devil worship. Although not a Hammer Films production, there are visual similarities. The script was co-written by Jimmy Sangster, and co-stars Hammer regular Miles Malleson.