The Hammer horror series
(DVD) 

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Contributors
Hinds, Anthony, 1922-2013, Producer
Temple-Smith, John, Producer
Fisher, Terence, 1904-1980 Director
Francis, Freddie, 1917-2007, Director
Graham Scott, Peter, 1923-2007, Director
Published
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2005].
ISBN
1417059052
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (682 min.) : sound, color and black & white ; 4 3/4 in. 
Status
Adult DVDs (1st floor Audio/Video)
DVD HAM
1 available

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Published
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2005].
Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
1417059052
UPC
025192833328

Notes

General Note
Double-sided discs.
General Note
The Curse of the werewolf based on the novel The werewolf of Paris by Guy Endore.
General Note
The Phantom of the opera based on the composition by Gaston Leroux.
General Note
Originally released as motion pictures between 1960 and 1964.
Creation/Production Credits
Brides of Dracula: Music composed by Malcolm Williamson ; director of photography, Jack Asher ; production designer, Bernard Robinson ; editor, Alfred Cox. Curse of the werewolf: Music composed and conducted by Benjamin Frankel ; director of photography, Arthur Grant ; production designer, Bernard Robinson ; editor, Alfred Cox. Phantom of the opera: Music composed and conducted by Edwin Astley ; director of photography, Arthur Grant ; production designer, Bernard Robinson ; editor, Alfred Cox. Paranoiac: Music composed by Elisabeth Lutyens ; director of photography, Arthur Grant ; production designer, Bernard Robinson. Kiss of the vampire: Music composed by James Bernard ; director of photography, Alan Hume ; production designer, Bernard Robinson ; supervising editor, James Needs. Nightmare: Music composed by Don Banks ; director of photography, John Wilcox ; production designer, Bernard Robinson ; supervising editor, James Needs. Night creatures: Music composed by Don Banks ; musical director, Philip Martell ; director of photography, Arthur Grant ; production designer, Bernard Robinson ; editor, Eric Boyd-Perkins. Evil of Frankestein: Music composed by Don Banks ; director of photography, John Wilcox ; supervising editor, James Needs.
Participants/Performers
Brides of Dracula: Peter Cushing, Freda Jackson, Martita Hunt, Yvonne Montaur, Miles Malleson, Henry Oscar, David Peel, Victor Brooks, Mona Washbourne, Michael Ripper, Andree Melly.
Participants/Performers
The curse of the werewolf: Clifford Evans, Oliver Reed, Yvonne Romain, Catherine Feller, Anthony Dawson, Anne Blake, Warren Mitchell, Michael Ripper, Peter Sallis, Ewen Solon, Hira Talfrey, George Woodbridge, Richard Wordsworth.
Participants/Performers
Phantom of the opera: Herbert Lom, Heather Sears, Thorley Walters, Micheal Gough, Edward De Souza, Miles Malleson, Miriam Karlin, Marne Maitland, Harold Goodwin, Martin Miller, John Harvey.
Participants/Performers
Paranoiac: Janette Scott, Oliver Reed, Sheila Burrell, Maurice Denham, Alexander Davion, Liliane Brousse, Harold Lang, Arnold Diamond, John Bonney, John Stuart.
Participants/Performers
The kiss of the vampire: Clifford Evans, Edward De Souza, Noel Willman, Jennifer Daniel, Barry Warren, Brian Oulton, Noel Howlett, Jacquie Wallis, Peter Madden, Isobel Black, Vera Cook, John Harvey.
Participants/Performers
Nightmare: David Knight, Moira Redmond, Jennie Linden, Brenda Bruce, George A. Cooper, Clytie Jessop, Irene Richmond, John Welsh, Timothy Bateson, Elizabeth Dear.
Participants/Performers
Night creatures: Peter Cushing, Yvonne Romain, Patrick Allen, Oliver Reed, Michael Ripper, Martin Benson, David Lodge, Daphne Anderson, Derek Francis, Milton Reid, Jack MacGowran, Terry Scully, Peter Halliday, Rupert Osborn.
Participants/Performers
The evil of Frankenstein: Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe, Duncan Lamont, Sandor Eles, Katy Wild, David Hutcheson, James Maxwell, Howard Goorney, Kiwi Kingston.
Description
Brides of Dracula: "Marianne is traveling to Eastern Europe from Paris for a teaching post. She gets stranded at an inn after her stagecoach mysteriously leaves her. She is persuaded to stay at Baroness Meinster's chateau. During her stay Marianne meets the Baroness's son who is chained to a wall. Feeling bad for the son, Marianne frees him, only to discover that he is a vampire. Luckily for her, Dr. Van Helsing is on his way to rescue Marianne and destroy the vampire."
Description
The curse of the werewolf: "Leon is a werewolf--half-man, half-beast, who loves by day and kills by night. This maniacal tale of terror follows the life of Leon from his innocent youth to his deadly adulthood. Try as he might, Leon is unable to control the dark forces within him and when the moon is full, he becomes an uncontrollable killer beast who terrorizes the town."
Description
Phantom of the opera: "Strange events have been occurring at a London opera house. When tragedy strikes during an opening night performance, it becomes clear that the events are not accidents. It is the work of the Phantom. Then Christine, the young new star of the opera, is abducted by the Phantom who turns out to be a disfigured brilliant composer himself. The producer, worried about his star, starts to investigate the Phantom's secret lair and soon discovers the Phantom's plan of revenge against the owner of the opera house."
Description
Paranoiac: "Simon is a psychotic man who is driving his sister, Eleanor, insane, so that he can inherit the estate of their dead parents. But when a mysterious man, who claims to be a long-lost relative, saves Eleanor from committing suicide, Simon's plans are thwarted. Simon vows to get revenge on the impostor and take care of his sister in the process."
Description
The kiss of the vampire: "On their honeymoon, Gerald and Marianne take a wrong turn and end up in a remote european village. They are welcomed into the castle of Count Ravna, who turns out to be a vampire. When the count and his vampire cult kidnap Marianne, Gerald must ally with the reclusive vampire hunter Professor Zimmer, to rescuse Marianne and destroy the vampire sect."
Description
Nightmare: "As a child, Janet witnessed her insane mother stab her father to death. Now as a young student, she has horrible dreams of her mother locked in an insane asylum. The dreams have gotten so bad that the boarding school sends her home. But neither her guardian Henry nor her friend Grace can help Janet stop the nightmares. Are Janet's problems in her head, will she go crazy like her own mother? Sometimes when you wake up, the nightmare is just beginning."
Description
Night creatures: "Captain Collier and his band of sailors show up to an English coastal town to investigate reports of 'marsh phantoms' who ride by night spreading terror to the town. The Captain suspects that the local reverend might be hiding sometihing. Are the phantoms genuine or a cover for illegal smuggling activities? Who knows the truth about the curse of Captain Clegg?"
Description
The evil of Frankenstein: "On the run from irate villagers for his unorthodox experiments, Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Hans uncover his original creature, long though destroyed, preserved in ice. While resurrecting the monster in his new laboratory, Dr. Frankenstein discovers that its brain is dormant. Only Zoltan, a mystical hypnotist, can revive the monster. But Zoltan uses the creature for his own selfish purposes and unleashes a violent chain of events."
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language
In English or dubbed Spanish (2 films) with optional English SDH, Spanish or French subtitles.
Action
cc,2017-03-08,TB

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hinds, A., Temple-Smith, J., Fisher, T., Francis, F., Graham Scott, P., Sharp, D., Bryan, P., Percy, E., Sangster, J., Williamson, M., Frankel, B., Astley, E., Lutyens, E., Bernard, J., Banks, D., Martell, P., Asher, J., Grant, A., Hume, A., Wilcox, J., Robinson, B., Allen, P., Anderson, D., Bateson, T., Benson, M., Bruce, B., Burrell, S., Cooper, G. A., Cushing, P., Daniel, J., Davion, A., Dawson, A., Denham, M., De Souza, E., Diamond, A., Eles, S., Evans, C., Francis, D., Goodwin, H., Goorney, H., Gough, M., Howlett, N., Hunt, M., Hutcheson, D., Jackson, F., Jessop, C., Karlin, M., Knight, D., Lamont, D., Linden, J., Lodge, D., Lom, H., MacGowran, J., Madden, P., Maitland, M., Malleson, M., Mitchell, W., Oscar, H., Redmond, M., Reed, O., Reid, M., Ripper, M., Romain, Y., Sallis, P., Scott, J., Scully, T., Sears, H., Solon, E., Walters, T., Washbourne, M., Welsh, J., Willman, N., Woodbridge, G., Woodthorpe, P., Wordsworth, R., Endore, S. G., & Leroux, G. (2005). The Hammer horror series . Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Anthony Hinds et al.. 2005. The Hammer Horror Series. Universal.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Anthony Hinds et al.. The Hammer Horror Series Universal, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hinds, Anthony, et al. The Hammer Horror Series Universal, 2005.

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