By Denis Meikle
This revised and up to date variation ofA background of Horrors strains the lifestyles and "spirit" of Hammer, from its fledgling days within the overdue Nineteen Forties via its successes of the Nineteen Fifties and '60s to its decline and eventual liquidation within the overdue Nineteen Seventies. With the particular participation of the entire group of workers who have been key to Hammer's good fortune, Denis Meikle paints a shiny and interesting photo of the increase and fall of a movie empire, supplying new and revealing insights into "the fact at the back of the legend." a lot has been written approximately Hammer's motion pictures, yet this is often the one 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 reveal. This definitive historical past additionally comprises forged 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