The Hammer Story

The Hammer Story : The Authorised History of Hammer Films

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Fifty years ago, Hammer Films released their very first horror movie, The Quatermass Xperiment. The now-legendary British company went on to make such classics as The Curse of Frankenstein and Dracula (and their many sequels), making international stars out of Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, changing the face of horror cinema, and inspiring a generation of Hollywood filmmakers, including the likes of George Lucas, Martin Scorsese and Tim Burton. Now, for the first time, Hammer have given their active backing to an authorised history of the company, and have provided unlimited access to their archives. The Hammer Story provides a film-by-film dissection, dripping with rare promotional material and previously unpublished photographs.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 271.78 x 322.58 x 20.32mm | 1,360.77g
  • Titan Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 1845761855
  • 9781845761851
  • 184,103

About Alan Barnes

Alan Barnes has written features for Hammer Horror, as well as scripts for 2000AD. Marcus Hearn was the editor of Hammer Horror magazine, and with co-author Alan Barnes, he has written Tarantino A-Zed, and Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang.show more

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