Blood and Horror in Halford Road!
(Article from the Richmond Herald of 2/9/1972)
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Halford Road, Richmond was the scene of blood and horror last Wednesday when Amicus Productions
temporarily transformed the street into a film set for 'The Vault of Horror' - the follow up to the recent
box-office success 'Tales from the Crypt'.
The scene which was shot on Wednesday stars Daniel Massey and his sister, Anna both well known for
their T.V. and film performances. The film also stars Glynis Johns, Dawn Addams and Terry Thomas.
A crowd of curious bystanders watched the goings-on as the little Washeteria on Halford Road was
transformed into a restaurant where customers sported huge fangs and the menu boasted roast blood clots as the main
Most of the film is being shot at Twickenham Studios, but the crew has also spent one day on
location in Ham Churchyard and another just off Sheen Road.
'The Vault of Horror' directed by Roy Ward Baker, should be completed in about two weeks time, and
will go on general release next April.
Clearly this local reporter did not know his local road geography. He did not appreciate that the photo shows
film makers by the corner of 31/33 The Vineyard and the Washeteria was at