Hammer Glamour


Author: Marcus Hearn

Publisher: Titan Books (UK)

ISBN: 9781848562295

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 159

View: 6272

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: 6191

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.

Hammer Complete


Author: Howard Maxford

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476670072

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 992

View: 6658

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: 1711

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: 6369

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: 2019

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: 1273

'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.