The Temple of Death shows the 60s fascination for voodoo and 'black magic' popularized in the films of the time.

 


 

 

Dracula's Daughter brings to the fair the soft-core iconography of the Hammer Horror films of the time - the blood drip letters a common feature

 


 

 

The Bride of Frankenstein continues the theme of flesh and horror.

 


 

 

An early Haunted Castle walk-through attraction at South sea - the simple brick work designs were a uniting feature.

 


 

 

The Octopus and the Vampire side by side - the changing, temporary nature of the signage can be seen here.

 


 

 

The 'Weird World' is more detailed in decoration - its non-specific title would allow the show to change

from year to year.

 


 

 

The lady in the coffin was a common and easy to construct 'act' - drawing in the small children.

 


 

 

Eastern mysticism has existed on the fringes of many movies in the western world.

 


 

 

'One Step Beyond' represents a switch to world of the insane and dark...

 


 

 

The werewolf was a late comer to popular culture, with a clutch of hit films in the 80s as well as a re-emergence with the 'X-Men' series.


 

 

The 'Theatre of Fear' draws graphic influence from the low budget sci-fi movies of the time.

 


 

 

'Ancient Pirate Tortures' continues the fascination with early atrocity and humiliation.

 


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