By Denis Meikle
This revised and up-to-date variation ofA background of Horrors strains the existence and "spirit" of Hammer, from its fledgling days within the overdue Forties via its successes of the Fifties and '60s to its decline and eventual liquidation within the past due Nineteen Seventies. With the unique participation of all the team of workers who have been key to Hammer's good fortune, Denis Meikle paints a brilliant and engaging photograph of the increase and fall of a movie empire, providing new and revealing insights into "the fact at the back of the legend." a lot has been written approximately Hammer's movies, yet this can be the single ebook 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 historical past additionally contains solid and credit listings for the "Hammer Horrors" and an entire filmography of all of Hammer's characteristic productions.
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A History of Horrors: The Rise and Fall of the House of Hammer by Denis Meikle