Hammer Glamour


Author: Marcus Hearn

Publisher: Titan Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781848562295

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 159

View: 9242

Lists the female actresses featured in the films of Hammer Film Productions, including information on the popularity of their films and the continued fame of each actress, as well as a history of the production company.

The Women of Hammer Horror

A Biographical Dictionary and Filmography


Author: Robert Michael “Bobb” Cotter

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476602018

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 248

View: 4339

The Hammer studio is best known for its horror film output from the mid–1950s through the 1970s. This book provides facts about the hundreds of actresses who appeared in those films, including ones released in the twenty-first century by a resurgent Hammer. Each woman’s entry includes her Hammer filmography, a brief biography if available, and other film credits in the horror genre. The book is illustrated with more than 60 film stills and posters.

A History of Horrors

The Rise and Fall of the House of Hammer


Author: Denis Meikle,Christopher T. Koetting

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810863545

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 295

View: 9504

This revised and updated edition of A History of Horrors traces the life and 'spirit' of Hammer, from its fledgling days in the late 1940s through its successes of the 1950s and '60s to its decline and eventual liquidation in the late 1970s. With the exclusive participation of all of the personnel who were key to Hammer's success, Denis Meikle paints a vivid and fascinating picture of the rise and fall of a film empire, offering new and revealing insights into 'the truth behind the legend.' Much has been written about Hammer's films, but this is the only book to tell the story of the company itself from the perspective of those who ran it in its heyday and who helped to turn it into a universal byword for terror on the screen.

Hammer Complete


Author: Howard Maxford

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476670072

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 992

View: 6810

Think you know everything there is to know about Hammer Films, the fabled "Studio that Dripped Blood?" The lowdown on all the imperishable Technicolor classics of horror? What about the company's less blood-curdling back catalog? What about the musicals, comedies and travelogues, the fantasies and historical epics--not to mention the pirate adventures--and the television series? This lavishly illustrated two-volume encyclopedia covers every Hammer film and television production in thorough detail, with entries covering all of the actors, supporting players, writers, directors, producers, composers and technicians, as well as budgets, shooting schedules, publicity and more. Packed with quotes, behind-the-scenes anecdotes, credit lists and production specifics, this all-inclusive reference is the last word on the cherished cinematic institution.

The Vampire in Folklore, History, Literature, Film and Television

A Comprehensive Bibliography


Author: N.A

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476620830

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 388

View: 4257

This comprehensive bibliography covers writings about vampires and related creatures from the 19th century to the present. More than 6,000 entries document the vampire’s penetration of Western culture, from scholarly discourse, to popular culture, politics and cook books. Sections by topic list works covering various aspects, including general sources, folklore and history, vampires in literature, music and art, metaphorical vampires and the contemporary vampire community. Vampires from film and television—from Bela Lugosi’s Dracula to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, True Blood and the Twilight Saga—are well represented.

Caroline Munro, First Lady of Fantasy

A Complete Annotated Record of Film and Television Appearances


Author: Robert Michael “Bobb” Cotter

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786491523

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 172

View: 6317

This filmography (including television and music video appearances) chronicles the career of Caroline Munro, a woman of humble beginnings whose chance entry in a “Face of the Year” photo competition propelled her to international fame as a model and actress, and whose work in genre cinema has won her the well-earned title of “First Lady of Fantasy.” It provides complete technical and cast credits for each film, a synopsis, reviews and notes, and a foreword by Caroline Munro.

Guilt Edged


Author: Judith Cutler

Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 1780104235

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 1668

When a middle-aged woman enters Lina Townend's antiques shop wanting to sell a white Beswick china horse which she claims is a cherished heirloom, Lina's instincts tell her to avoid the sale. Suddenly, wherever she goes, Lina sees the supposedly rare white horses. Something strange is afoot, but it is only the tip of the iceberg. Soon, with her business partner Griff laid up in hospital and her relationship with her boyfriend Morris floundering, Lina doesn’t know where to turn.

Hammer Films

The Bray Studio Years


Author: Wayne Kinsey

Publisher: N.A


Category: Performing Arts

Page: 368

View: 8914

'Hammer Films' tells the story of a mansion that was converted into a studio, a close film-making community and some of the best-loved horror movies ever made. Acclaimed Hammer expert Wayne Kinsey has gained exclusive access to production files and censor reports, and has conducted numerous interviews.

Uneasy Dreams

The Golden Age of British Horror Films, 1956-1976


Author: Gary A. Smith

Publisher: McFarland Publishing

ISBN: 9780786406043

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 267

View: 6055

This work is a comprehensive listing of British horror films - including science fiction, fantasy and suspense films containing horror-genre elements - that were released between 1956 and 1976, the "Golden Age" of British horror. Entries are listed alphabetically by original British title. Entries also include American title information, a critique of the film, and the film's video availability.

The American International Pictures Video Guide


Author: Gary A. Smith

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786433094

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 215

View: 2734

American International released a tide of low-budget, sensationalistic films aimed at a young male audience, finding its greatest success in the horror genre. This is a comprehensive guide to AIP movies that are or have been available in home viewing formats such as DVD and VHS. A brief history of the company, which produced movies from the 1950s until the 1980s, is provided. Films are catalogued alphabetically and by decade, and representative films are analyzed in depth. AIP television and unfilmed projects are also covered, and numerous photographs complement the text.


The British Hollywood


Author: Patricia Warren

Publisher: N.A


Category: Borehamwood (England)

Page: 184

View: 7660

The Art of Hammer - Posters from the Archive of Hammer Films (updated Edition)


Author: Marcus Hearn

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN: 9781785654466


Page: 200

View: 2770

Hammer Films were almost as well known for the way in which they sold their films, as for the films themselves. The Art of Hammer is the first ever collection of the company s iconic movie posters, and is a celebration of movie art at its best. This large format, lavish hardback is now fully updated and brings together hundreds of rare posters from around the world, featuring Hammer s greatest films."

Ich blogg dich weg!


Author: Agnes Hammer

Publisher: Loewe Verlag

ISBN: 3732001067

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 7671

Julie ist schön, beliebt und kann wundervoll singen. Zusammen mit ihrer Band will sie am Schulfest auftreten. Doch wie aus dem Nichts erhält Julie gemeine E-Mails, Beschimpfungen, Drohungen. Dann taucht im Internet ein gefaktes Facebook-Profil auf, das Julie als arrogante Zicke darstellt. Im Nu lästern Klassenkameraden und wildfremde User online über sie. Julie verzweifelt. Wer tut ihr das an? Als sie auch noch die Band verlassen soll und die Drohungen in Gewalt umschlagen, eskaliert die Situation.