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Hammer Glamour
Classic Images from the Archive of Hammer Films

Marcus Hearn

Marcus Hearn is the acclaimed author of Titan’s The Art of Hammer, Hammer Glamour and The Hammer Story (with Alan Barnes). His other books include authorised biographies of filmmakers George Lucas and Gerry Anderson, and Eight Days a Week, the story of The Beatles’ final world tour.

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Over fifty years ago, with the release of The Curse of Frankenstein and Christopher Lee’s iconic performance in Dracula, Hammer ushered in a whole new era of blood and barely-restrained cleavage in glorious colour, mixing sex and horror with a style and panache that made the small British company world famous.

Bursting at the seams with rare and previously unpublished photographs from Hammer’s archive and private collections worldwide, and featuring many new interviews,
Hammer Glamour is a lavish, full colour celebration of Hammer’s female stars, including Ingrid Pitt, Martine Beswick, Caroline Munro, Barbara Shelley, Joanna Lumley, Nastassja Kinski, and of course Raquel Welch (who can forget her fur bikini in One Million Years B. C.?).

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781848562295
  • Dimensions: 290 x 240mm
  • Hardback: 160pp
  • Publication date: 25 September 2009
  • Illustration detail: 200 colour & b/w photos
  • All authors:
    Marcus Hearn

Hammer Glamour Marcus Hearn and Hammer Film Productions Limited as joint owners 2009.

Press Reviews

The Independent on Sunday

Independent Staff

'The interviews are as revealing as the photography'

Mail on Sunday

Daily Mail Staff

'A celebration in words and daring pictures of when fangs were fun.'

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