The Art of Hammer: Posters from the Archive of Hammer Films

The Art of Hammer: Posters from the Archive of Hammer Films


By (author) Marcus Hearn

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  • Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 259mm x 325mm x 25mm | 1,383g
  • Publication date: 23 November 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1848567375
  • ISBN 13: 9781848567375
  • Illustrations note: colour photos throughout
  • Sales rank: 74,655

Product description

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 brings together hundreds of rare posters from around the world, and features Hammer's greatest films.

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Author information

Marcus Hearn is the acclaimed author of Titan's Hammer Glamour and The Hammer Story (with Alan Barnes). His other books include authorised biographies of filmmakers George Lucas and Gerry Anderson, and Eight Days a Week, the story of The Beatles' final world tour.

Review quote

"Hammer Films gave us some of the world's most unforgettable, most awesome movies. But they also gave us some of the most beautiful poster art of all time. " -- i"o9" ..".serious eye candy for horror and Hammer fans alike." --" Moviefone ""A must for the Hammer fan in your life." - """The Art of Hammer: The Official Poster Collection From the Archive of Hammer Films is a great addition to your personal library, and one that should take up some room on your coffee table so it can entertain your guests. It's a celebration of the Hammer legacy, a time capsule that gives praise and serious study to an artform that no one suspected was an artform at the time of its creation." -- "Coming Attractions"