Hoop-Tober 5.0: Film #3
Criteria: Film before 1970
City of the Dead’s setup is eerily similar to that of H.P. Lovecraft’s 1931 short story, The Shadow Over Innsmouth; A young protagonist decides to visit an old, forgotten New England town for research purposes and procures a hotel room there, only to find that said town is inhabited by deranged cultists harboring a dark secret.
Overall, it’s a pretty cool and atmospheric little horror film, with a rather memorable and…