Just in from the 19th Festival of Fantastic Films [Manchester, UK, 17-19 October]:
"John Scott, Robert Fuest & Jess Conrad have all confirmed attendance (subject to commitments).
"1) We have received a contact from Lamberto Bava confirming that it is his intention to attend the Festival of Fantastic Films. We apologise for the lateness of the notification - however it is great news.
"2) Also attending will be Michael Roesch and Peter Scheerer whose new movies are Brotherhood of Blood, starring Sid Haig and Ken Foree; also Alone in the Dark 2, starring Lance Hendrikson and Danny Trejo. Michael and Peter will be bringing both movies.
"3) New movies being shown as well as the above include Dracula's Guest and Boston Strangler: The Untold Story.
"We are also showing the new documentary by Don Fearney called Legend of Hammer Vampires.
"4) Finally we have received great news that our old friend Richard Gordon is attending again this year."