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Terry Gilliam’s title sequence for ‘Cry of the Banshee’ (with Vincent Price) 1970
02.10.2015
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Terry Gilliam’s title sequence for ‘Cry of the Banshee’ (with Vincent Price) 1970


 
Less than a year after the premiere of Monty Python’s Flying Circus on BBC, Terry Gilliam’s credit sequence for Gordon Hessler’s Cry of the Banshee was also presented to the world. For those of us who are more likely to think of a fleshy foot or perhaps “Conrad Poohs and His Dancing Teeth” as typical of Gilliam’s well-known cutout technique might be surprised to see it used to such different effect.

Cry of the Banshee was the second of three movies Hessler would make with Vincent Price in a span of two years; the others were The Oblong Box and Scream and Scream Again.

Among other things this represents Gilliam’s first-ever credit on a feature film, at least I could find nothing earlier on IMDb.
 

 

Posted by Martin Schneider
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02.10.2015
02:22 pm
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