The Damned (These Are The Damned), 1963










The Damned is a 1960s British science fiction film; about an American tourist, robbed by a Teddy Boy biker; he begins a romance with the thug's sister and they discover strange children in caves near a military base and the home of an avant-garde sculptress; the children are (spoiler alert) being subjected to radiation to survive a nuclear war (World War III); set in England during the Cold War; shot in 1961, but not released until 1963 in Britain and 1965 in America

Shockadelic rating: Interesting (but flawed)

Alternate title: These Are The Damned

Contributors: Joseph Losey, Michael Carreras, Anthony Hinds, Anthony Nelson Keys, Evan Jones, H.L. Lawrence, Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Oliver Reed, Alexander Knox, Viveca Lindfors, James Bernard

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