By Denis Meikle
No corporation within the background of cinema did extra to legitimize the horror movie than Hammer Films_the small British self sustaining, which operated out of its tiny Bray Studios at the banks of the River Thames. From the Gothic attractiveness of The Curse of Frankenstein and Dracula to the violent sexploitation of The Vampire fanatics and Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde, the Hammer identify stood for something to a iteration of flicks enthusiasts because the time period 'Hammer Horror' grew to become part of the language. This revised and up-to-date version of A heritage of Horrors lines the lifestyles and 'spirit' of Hammer, from its fledgling days within the past due Nineteen Forties via its successes of the Nineteen Fifties and '60s to its decline and eventual liquidation within the past due Seventies. With the particular participation of all the body of workers who have been key to Hammer's luck, Denis Meikle paints a brilliant and interesting photo of the increase and fall of a movie empire, supplying new and revealing insights into 'the fact in the back of the legend.' a lot has been written approximately Hammer's movies, yet this can be the single booklet to inform the tale of the corporate itself from the viewpoint of these who ran it in its heyday and who helped to show it right into a common byword for terror at the display. This definitive heritage additionally contains forged and credit listings for the 'Hammer Horrors' and an entire filmography of all of Hammer's function productions.
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