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HAMMER VOLUME THREE: BLOOD & TERROR - LE

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PRE-ORDER NOW: THIS ITEM WILL BE RELEASED ON 30 JULY 2018, BUT YOU CAN PRE-ORDER IT NOW TO BE GUARANTEED A COPY. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR PAYMENT WILL BE TAKEN IMMEDIATELY, AND THE ITEM WILL SHIP JUST BEFORE THE RELEASE DATE.

HAMMER VOLUME THREE: BLOOD & TERROR
THE CAMP ON BLOOD ISLAND (Val Guest, 1958)
YESTERDAY’S ENEMY (Val Guest, 1959)
THE STRANGLERS OF BOMBAY (Terence Fisher, 1959)
THE TERROR OF THE TONGS (Anthony Bushell, 1961)

Release date: 30 July 2018
Limited Blu-ray Edition (World premieres on Blu-ray)

Four classic and controversial works from the vaults of Hammer Films, all released on Blu-ray for the very first time. Containing a wealth of new and archival extra features - including exclusive new documentaries and appreciations, insightful interviews with actors and crew members, audio commentaries with essential Hammer personnel including Barbara Shelley and Jimmy Sangster, and four extensive booklets - this stunning Limited Edition Box Set is strictly limited to 6,000 numbered units.

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY BOX SET SPECIAL FEATURES:
• High Definition restorations of all four films
• Original mono audio
• New and exclusive audio commentary for The Camp on Blood Island with Hammer icon Barbara Shelley and horror novelist Stephen Laws
• Two alternative presentations of Yesterday's Enemy: the original, uncensored UK theatrical version; and the US theatrical version, with toned-down dialogue
• Three presentations of The Stranglers of Bombay: the original UK and US theatrical versions; and as a newly-created ‘integral’ version compiling all existing footage
• Audio commentary for The Stranglers of Bombay with screenwriter David Z Goodman
• Audio commentary for The Terror of the Tongs with writer Jimmy Sangster, assistant editor Chris Barnes and film historian Marcus Hearn
The Guardian Interview with Val Guest (2005): archival audio recording of the celebrated filmmaker in conversation with Jonathan Rigby at London’s National Film Theatre
• Four new, title-specific documentaries, written and directed by Hammer expert Marcus Hearn, narrated by Claire Louise Amias and featuring film historians Alan Barnes and Jonathan Rigby
Hammer’s Women (2018): new profiles of actors Mary Merrall, Edwina Carroll, Jan Holden and Yvonne Monlaur
From Light to Dark (2018): Professor Steve Chibnall, author of British Horror Cinema, looks at Val Guest’s career and the making of The Camp on Blood Island
Return to Blood Island (2018): a new and exclusive interview with Hammer script supervisor, Renée Glynne
Stephen Laws Introduces ‘Yesterday’s Enemy’ (2018): a concise appreciation by the acclaimed horror author
New Territory (2018): an analysis of Yesterday's Enemy by British-film expert Professor Steve Chibnall
Frontline Dispatches (2018): second assistant director Hugh Harlow and props chargehand Peter Allchorne recall their time working on Yesterday's Enemy
'The Stranglers of Bombay' and the Censor (2018): ex-BBFC examiner Richard Falcon on the film’s history with the Board
Musical Orientalism (2018): a new appreciation of James Bernard’s The Stranglers of Bombay score by David Huckvale, author of Hammer Film Scores and the Musical Avant-Garde
The Stranglers of Bombay trailer commentary (2013): a short critical appreciation by Brian Trenchard-Smith
Stephen Laws Introduces ‘The Terror of the Tongs’ (2018): a scene-setting appreciation by the acclaimed horror author
Hammer and Tongs (2018): a new appreciation of James Bernard’s The Terror of the Tongs score by David Huckvale
Shear Terror (2018): a new interview with The Terror of the Tongs assistant costume designer Yvonne Blake
• Original theatrical trailers
• Image galleries: promotional photography and publicity material
• Limited edition exclusive 40-page booklets for each film, with new essays by Kim Newman, Neil Mitchell, James Oliver and Samm Deighan, archival cast and crew interviews, original pressbook extracts, contemporary critical reviews, and film credits
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• World premieres on Blu-ray
• Limited Edition Box Set of 6,000 numbered units

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BBFC cert: 15
REGION FREE
EAN: 5037899071472

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