Over fifty years ago, with the release ofThe Curse of Frankensteinand Christopher Leers"s iconic performance inDracula, Hammer ushered in a whole new era of blood and barely-restrained cleavage in glorious color, mixing sex and horror with a style and panache that made the small British company world famous. The Art of Hammercollects the very best and most iconic movie posters produced for the Hammer studio. This lavish hardcover brings together rare artwork from around the world. Featuring Hammerrs"s greatest films, includingThe Curse of Frankenstein, theDraculaseries, and many more.
Marcus Hearn is the acclaimed author of 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.