Thursday, March 22, 2012

Fuest of the Few

His movies were magic and mad
Art deco and stylishly clad
Now the color in heaven's
Turned up to eleven
To welcome the pop-art de Sade.

David Cairns

English film director, screenwriter, and production designer Robert Fuest has died. His films include And Soon the Darkness (1970), The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971), Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972), and The Final Programme (aka The Last Days of Man on Earth) (1973). Top: Feust directing Vincent Price in The Abominable Dr. Phibes. Above and below: Art deco sets from the film.

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