Dec. 7, 2020

This Day in Halloween: British sci-fi horror film "Village of the Damned" opens in the U.S. in 1960. / Illustration by Jenna Red.

Village of the Damned opens in the U.S. in 1960. The British sci-fi horror film is one of the first evil kid plot lines and is a box office and critical hit. The film has grown in stature and is now an often imitated classic. A sequel and remake followed.