RIP Ingrid Pitt

Ingrid Pitt, Hammer horror’s favourite heroine, has died aged 73 in south London. The Polish-born actor, right, who survived imprisonment in a concentration camp during the second world war, found fame as the blood-splattered, often blouseless star of films such as Countess Dracula, and The Vampire Lovers.

Time to watch some old Hammer films.

Oh, this is sad news. I guess it’s time to finally watch that Countess Dracula/Lesbian Vampire Lovers double dvd that I bought years ago, yet never quite got around to watching.

The Hammer girl.

A sad day for Hammer films fans.

Man, I loved her in her Hammer days.

Aside from her horror flicks, she was great in Where Eagles Dare. Ingrid and Mary Ure, does it get any better?

Yes it does - she also had small parts in Doctor Zhivago and The Wicker Man.