The Hellfire Club (film)

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The Hellfire Club
The Hellfire Club FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Robert S. Baker
Monty Berman
Produced by Robert S. Baker
Monty Berman
Written by Leon Griffiths
Jimmy Sangster
Starring Peter Cushing
Music by Muir Mathieson
Edited by Frederick Wilson
Release dates February 1961 (1961-02)
Country United Kingdom
Language English

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 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.

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