The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
He directed Peter in “The Lair of the White Worm” and also directed many other films as well as “Tommy.” He passed away today at the age of 84.
“Lair of the White Worm” trailer
There is no lunacy quite like Ken Russell’s brand of lunacy.
Good, clean, fun.
Lair of the White Worm, directed by Ken Russell. This movie is filled with religious symbolism and a sexy femme fatale who wears a GIANT strap-on at the um, climax of the film
From my weird movie drawer: The lair of the white worm (1988)
DIRECTED BY: Ken Russell
FEATURING: Amanda Donohoe, Hugh Grant, Catherine Oxenberg, Peter Capaldi, Sammi Davis, Stratford Johns
PLOT: An archeology student visiting the British countryside digs up an elongated skull he assumes belongs to an dinosaur while excavating the site of a buried convent, now an English bed-and-breakfast run by two young sisters. Lord James D’Ampton is the boyfriend of one of the sisters, and also the descendant of a legendary D’Ampton who reputedly slew a dragon (the “D’Ampton Worm”) that had terrorized the countryside. After wintering in climes unknown, slinky and regal Lady March returns to her mansion and discovers the skull, after which strange events begin to transpire…