DirectorJim OConnolly Music directorKenneth V. Jones WriterGeorge Baxt, Jim OConnolly LanguageEnglish
Release dateMay 19, 1972 (US release) CastJill Haworth (Rose Mason), Anna Palk (Nora Winthrop), Bryant Haliday (Evan Brent), Candace Glendenning (Penelope Penny Read), Robin Askwith (Des) Similar moviesBryant Haliday appears in Tower of Evil and Devil Doll, Dennis Price and Jill Haworth appear in Tower of Evil and The Haunted House of Horror, Lighthouse (1999), Madhouse (1974), The Fiend (1972)
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Tower of Evil, also known by the titles Horror on Snape Island and Beyond the Fog in the United States and Horror of Snape Island in Canada, is a 1972 British horror film. The film was shot at Shepperton Studios in Shepperton, Surrey in 1971.
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On Snape Island, a small isolated point off the English coast, a series of bizarre brutal murders have taken place. A team of archeologists decide to head to the island to uncover a possible Phoenician treasure, but instead they find a horrific mystery when someone, or something, begins to kill off the curious trespassers.
Bryant Haliday as Evan Brent
Jill Haworth as Rose Mason
Anna Palk as Nora Winthrop
William Lucas as Superintendent Hawk
Anthony Valentine as Dr. Simpson
Jack Watson as Hamp Gurney
Mark Edwards as Adam
Derek Fowlds as Dan Winthrop
John Hamill as Gary
Gary Hamilton as Brom
Candace Glendenning as Penny Read
Seretta Wilson as Mae
Dennis Price as Laurence Bakewell
George Coulouris as John Gurney
Robin Askwith as Des
Frederic Abbott as Saul Gurney
Mark McBride as Michael Gurney
Marianne Stone as Nurse
The film was dismissed as mere exploitation fodder by many critics. Film critic Leonard Maltin gave the film a BOMB rating and mockingly said "One of the Horrors of Snape Island is the film itself".
However, over the years, the film has been embraced as something of an underground classic by the horror community. The Terror Trap horror review rated the film positively and said "Think the Brits are uptight, watch 'this' fun slasher flick...". Elite Entertainment released Tower of Evil on DVD for the first time in 1999. On 12 December 2008, Turner Classic Movies showed the film as part of their late night TCM Underground series.