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Tag: Hammer Films

Spaceways (1953)

As was the custom of Hammer Films prior to becoming the premiere company in the world of horror movies, the studio imported a well known name from Hollywood to star […]

Curling Up With a Good Movie

Book! I meant book! As is my custom when out scouring the shops and antique malls for movie memorabilia I snap a ton of pictures and often focus on movie/book […]

The Psychopath (1966)

Here’s an Amicus thriller by way of writer Robert Bloch that I wish I had seen as a youngster. It would have scared the hell out of me leaving me […]

Dracula In The Movies : From A to Z

Looking to share some simple trivia on the Count and the many movies he’s appeared in I wanted to have some fun by coming up with 26 simple points to […]

Sea of Sand (1958)

aka Desert Patrol There’s always something authentic about seeing an actor like Richard Attenborough in a Rank Production with a plot centered around a WW2 man on a mission adventure. […]

Girl Slaves of Morgana Le Fay (1971)

aka … Morgane et ses nymphes. From director Bruno Gantillon comes a vampire like tale that appears to borrow heavily from the first third of Bram Stoker’s classic novel of […]

Dark Places (1974)

Here’s one I believe to be a forgotten thriller among the many titles in the Christopher Lee catalogue. As a matter of fact to the best of my knowledge it’s […]

The Phantom of the Opera (1962)

Following the revival of Universal Studios’ Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy and the Wolfman, Hammer Studios, turned to Gaston Leroux’s Phantom Of the Opera, originally published in serial form between 1909 […]

Too Many Movie Posters? ….. Never!

Just as I’m making some sort of headway in cataloging my poster collection along comes another bundle that just might conceal a rare gem in my eyes. I say that […]

Steel Dawn (1987)

This Lance Hool directed feature takes the classic theme of Alan Ladd’s Shane and crosses it with the post apocalyptic world of Mel Gibson’s Mad Max. Taking the lead role […]

Legend of the Werewolf (1975)

In this very Hammer like release via Tyburn Film Productions, Peter Cushing stars as an intrepid police surgeon attempting to solve a series of gruesome murders in 19th century Paris. […]

Deadly Jaws (1974)

aka No Gold For a Dead Diver ….. and a half dozen other names in foreign languages including the original German title, Ein toter Taucher nimmt kein Gold. From the […]

The Battle of the Sexes (1960)

It’s a title that can be applied to more than just this black and white British comedy but it’s one that fits as we see a timid Peter Sellers faced with […]

A Study In Terror (1965)

With the absence of a follow up to the Peter Cushing – Hammer Film, The Hound of the Baskervilles, producer Herman Cohen turned out this very Hammer like entry in […]

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