The Films That Went To War

Films during the 40’s reflected a mood of optimism rather than reality – but there were a few movies aimed at titillation. Jane Russell’s cantilever bra, specially designed by Howard […]

The Fifties Bonanza

The ‘fifies was one of the best times for exploration of what could be achieved on celluloid. As the world recovered from war the Studios became more and more adventurous. […]

Hurrah for St. Trinians!

Ronald Searle took his mind off his problems in the Japanese Prisoner of War camp at Changi by sketching the trial and tribulations of the authorities trying to bring civilization […]

Wild Geese 2

Not the happiest of films. Richard Burton died and I had a premature detonation. Poster, and I’m not on it – obviously a misprint. I was leafing through my birthday […]


I promised I would play the old Countess Dracula if it was ever re-made – sans make-up. I nearly got the chance on Minotaur on a cold winter’s day in […]

I made Freddy Krueger

The Belgium Film Festival is everything a Film Festival should be. Plenty of films, some great guests, fantastic food and a murderous Palm tree. A REPORT FROM THE BRUSSELS FANTASY […]

James Bond

Impeccable ‘pecs’ but just not James Bond, however shaken or stirred. The Three Musketeers. Timothy Dalton, Roger Moore & Pierce Brosnan. I never have been a dyed in the cashmere […]

50 Sexiest Horror Film Women

American magazine Femme Fatales tried to sort out the 50 sexiest women in Horror films. Ingrid came in at number three. She wasn’t amused by their choice so was given […]

And Even More Ken Russell

Ken thinks John the Baptist is a Horror story. He didn’t know about Ingrid’s book, Annul Domini, due out in 2012. (See PART TWO OF INGRID PITT’S REVEALING INTERVIEW […]

More Ken Russell

There’s no need for probing questions when Ken Russell’s around. He has an exciting story to tell and he means to tell it. IN A SPECIAL FEATURE, INGRID PITT DISCUSSES […]