Our caps off to Cushing and Lee
Two chaps with true corpse de esprit
Playing monsters and madmen
And anonymous badmen
They'd tap into gore, then have tea.
Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee in the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde themed I, Monster (1971). Stars at Britain's Hammer Films, the actors made more than 20 films together. Today is the birthday of Lee, born in 1922; yesterday was the centenary of the birth of Cushing, who died in 1994. Title by the untitled David Cairns.