The Hammer Vault: Treasures From The Archive Of Hammer Films by Marcus HearnThe Hammer Vault: Treasures From The Archive Of Hammer Films by Marcus Hearn

The Hammer Vault: Treasures From The Archive Of Hammer Films

byMarcus Hearn

Hardcover | December 13, 2016

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This remarkable journey through the Hammer vault includes props, annotated script pages, unused poster artwork, production designs, rare promotional material and private correspondence. Hundreds of rare and previously unseen stills help to create a rich souvenir of Hammer’s legacy, from the X certificate classics of the 1950s to the studio’s latest productions. This new updated edition includes an extra chapter covering the years 2010 to 2015.
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.
Title:The Hammer Vault: Treasures From The Archive Of Hammer FilmsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 12.9 × 10.1 × 0.7 inPublished:December 13, 2016Publisher:TitanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1785654470

ISBN - 13:9781785654473

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"Hearn probably could've killed my parents and I'd still have to tell you how awesome this book is." - Topless Robot"Five Out of Five." - SciFi Mafia"This is a truly comprehensive handbook to beat all handbooks on all things Hammer. If you love horror, you’ll really love this book." - Ain't It Cool News"Hammer's great legacy is captured in beautiful, vivid detail as never before seen..." - Comics Cavern"A treasure trove of goodies..." -"An absolute must for fans of classic horror." - Twitch Film"The Count of coffee table books and a lavishly, lovingly compiled edition that is essential for all the hounds of Hammer." - Cool Ass Cinema"The Hammer Vault  will definitely satisfy your blood lust for information on the legendary house of horror." - Cool and Collected"Bursting at the seams with tons of newly released material... the perfect coffee table book for Hammer enthusiasts." - Shock Til You Drop"There is a real wealth of material here, all of it valuable, all of it agleam." - Flixist"A tantalizing overview of Hammer Films." - Blog Critics"...a beautifully presented, truly fascinating work." - Eat Sleep Live Film"... a book that cult film fans will be dying for." - Film School Rejects"A fascinating and informative read." - Movie Morlocks"...this is wonderful publication, not just for lover of all things Hammer, but for any lover of film." -Attack from Planet B"As high as my expectations were going in, The Hammer Vault easily trumped them. As a visual document of the studio that defined horror cinema throughout the 1950s and ’60s, it’s remarkable." - High Def Digest"It is an enjoyable overview of the company’s history, but is by no means exhaustive. The real value of this books is in the images rather than the text." - The Writers Journey