Films from the 1960s

Basic Brown, Basic Blue (1969)
Bizarre short documentary about colours by Homer Groening (father of Simpsons creator Matt Groening)

Carnival of Souls (1962)
Psychological horror film, a woman is involved in a car accident

Charade (1963)
Romantic comedy thriller, an unhappy wife returns home to find her husband missing

Christmas Reading of Genesis by Apollo 8 (1968)
The crew of Apollo 8, the first lunar mission, read from the Bible on Christmas Day while in orbit around the Moon

Dementia 13 (1963)
Francis Ford Coppola’s first drama feature, this is a thriller about a woman who greatly desires her mother-in-law’s inheritance

Eegah (1962)
Notoriously awful horror film about a caveman who appears in 1960s California

Gamera, the Giant Monster (1965)
Japanese monster movie, a giant turtle sleeps under the North Pole

The Intruder (1962)
Drama about a charismatic white supremacist during the time of desegregation

The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Sci-fi horror, based on the novel “I Am Legend”

The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
Low-budget horror comedy about a florist’s assistant, includes Jack Nicholson’s first screen role

Night of the Living Dead (1968)
George A. Romero’s low-budget horror, possibly the most famous zombie film of all

Night Tide (1961)
Off-beat thriller starring Dennis Hopper, a sailor meets a mysterious woman in a seaside bar

The Sadist (1963)
Drama thriller, based on the same real life events which inspired “Badlands” and “Natural Born Killers”

Santa Claus Conquers The Martians (1964)
Notoriously awful sci-fi comedy where martians decide to kidnap Father Christmas

Space Navigation (1968)
NASA documentary about the basic principles of space navigation, made just before the first Moon landing

Spider Baby (1967)
Horror comedy starring Lon Chaney Jr as the guardian of three girls with a rare illness

The Terror (1963)
Horror starring Jack Nicholson and Boris Karloff, a 19th Century French officer is lost and wanders along the coast

This Is Not a Test (1962)
Low-budget suspense drama, a police officer is ordered to set up a roadblock on an isolated highway in the middle of the night