HAMMER VOLUME FOUR: FACES OF FEAR - LE
HAMMER VOLUME FOUR: FACES OF FEAR - LE
HAMMER VOLUME FOUR: FACES OF FEAR - LE
HAMMER VOLUME FOUR: FACES OF FEAR - LE
HAMMER VOLUME FOUR: FACES OF FEAR - LE
HAMMER VOLUME FOUR: FACES OF FEAR - LE
HAMMER VOLUME FOUR: FACES OF FEAR - LE

HAMMER VOLUME FOUR: FACES OF FEAR - LE

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  • THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN (Terence Fisher, 1958)
  • THE TWO FACES OF DR. JEKYLL (Terence Fisher, 1960)
  • TASTE OF FEAR (Seth Holt, 1961)
  • THE DAMNED (Joseph Losey, 1962)

Release date: 25 November 2019
Limited Blu-ray Edition (UK premieres on Blu-ray)

Four classic Hammer chillers presented on Blu-ray for the very first time in the UK. Accompanied by a wealth of new and archival extras – including exclusive new documentaries, audio commentaries, alternative versions, new and archival cast and crew interviews, a series of appreciations of their female stars, analyses of their composers’ scores, and extensive booklets – this stunning limited edition box set is strictly limited to 6,000 units.

 

INDICATOR LIMITED BLU-RAY EDITION BOX SET SPECIAL FEATURES:

THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN

  • New 4K restoration
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with film historians Marcus Hearn and Jonathan Rigby (2019)
  • Audio commentary with horror and fantasy authors Stephen Jones and Kim Newman (2019)
  • Back from the Dead: Inside ‘The Revenge of Frankenstein’ (2019, 22 mins): new and exclusive documentary, featuring Alan Barnes, Kevin Lyons and Jonathan Rigby, exploring aspects of the film’s production
  • Hammer’s Women: Eunice Gayson (2019, 8 mins): profile of the Hammer star by film historian Pamela Hutchinson
  • A Frankenstein for the 20th Century (2019, 27 mins): video essay by film historian Kat Ellinger and Dima Ballin
  • Arpeggios of Melancholy (2019, 13 mins): appreciation of composer Leonard Salzedo’s score by David Huckvale, author of Hammer Film Scores and the Musical Avant-Garde
  • Outtakes reel (1958, 12 mins, mute): rare, unseen on-set footage
  • Super 8 version (8 mins, b&w, mute): cut-down home cinema presentation
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Joe Dante trailer commentary (2013, 2 mins): short critical appreciation
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Marcus Hearn, Kieran Foster on Hammer’s unrealised Tales of Frankenstein television series, Jimmy Sangster on The Revenge of Frankenstein, a selection of promotional materials, an overview of contemporary reviews, and film credits
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray

 

THE TWO FACES OF DR. JEKYLL

  • High Definition remaster
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with film historians Josephine Botting and Jonathan Rigby (2019)
  • Identity Crisis: Inside ‘The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll’ (2019, 19 mins): new and exclusive documentary, featuring Alan Barnes, Kevin Lyons and Jonathan Rigby, exploring aspects of the film’s production
  • Hammer’s Women: Dawn Addams (2019, 11 mins): profile of the Hammer star by British cinema expert Laura Mayne
  • Interview with Paul Massie (1967, 10 mins): archival audio recording of the film’s star
  • Now and Then: Wolf Mankowitz (1968, 28 mins): archival interview featuring the screenwriter in conversation with broadcaster Bernard Braden
  • Mauve Decadence (2019, 11 mins): appreciation of composer Monty Norman’s score by David Huckvale, the author of Hammer Film Scores and the Musical Avant-Garde
  • The Many Faces of Dr. Jekyll (2019, 7 mins): an overview of the censorship history of The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Sam Hamm trailer commentary (2013, 3 mins): short critical appreciation
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Kat Ellinger, a selection of promotional materials, an overview of contemporary reviews, and film credits
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray

 

TASTE OF FEAR

  • High Definition remaster
  • Original mono audio
  • Two presentations of the film: Taste of Fear, with the rarely seen original UK title sequence, and Scream of Fear, with the alternative US titles
  • New audio commentary with Kevin Lyons, editor of The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film and Television
  • Body Horror: Inside ‘Taste of Fear’ (2019, 23 mins): new and exclusive documentary, featuring Alan Barnes, Kevin Lyons and Jonathan Rigby, exploring aspects of the film’s production
  • Hammer’s Women: Ann Todd (2019, 12 mins): profile of the Taste of Fear actor by Melanie Williams, author of Female Stars of British Cinema: The Women in Question
  • The BFI Southbank Interview with Jimmy Sangster (2008, 68 mins): archival audio recording of the celebrated filmmaker and screenwriter in conversation with Marcus Hearn at London’s BFI Southbank
  • The BEHP Video Interview with Jimmy Sangster (2008, 117 mins): archival video recording, made as part of the British Entertainment History Project, featuring Sangster in conversation with Jonathan Rigby
  • The BEHP Interview with Douglas Slocombe, Part Two: From Hammer to Spielberg (1988, 82 mins): archival audio recording featuring the renowned cinematographer in conversation with Sidney Cole
  • Fear Makers (2019, 9 mins): camera operator Desmond Davis and assistant sound editor John Crome recall the making of the film
  • Anxiety and Terror (2019, 25 mins): appreciation of Clifton Parker’s score by David Huckvale, author of Hammer Films’ Psychological Thrillers, 1950–1972
  • Super 8 version of Scream of Fear (20 mins): original cut-down home cinema presentation
  • Original US Scream of Fear theatrical trailer
  • Sam Hamm trailer commentary (2013, 2 mins): short critical appreciation
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with an essay by Marcus Hearn, Jimmy Sangster on Taste of Fear, an archival on-set report, a selection of promotional materials, an overview of contemporary reviews, and film credits
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray

 

THE DAMNED

  • 2K restoration
  • Original mono audio
  • Alternative presentations of the complete 96-minute version, playable as either The Damned or These Are the Damned
  • Box-set exclusive presentation of the rarely seen original 87-minute UK theatrical cut of The Damned
  • Audio commentary with film historians Kat Ellinger and Samm Deighan
  • On the Brink: Inside ‘The Damned’ (2019, 27 mins): new and exclusive documentary, featuring Alan Barnes, Kevin Lyons, Nick Riddle and Jonathan Rigby, exploring aspects of the film’s production
  • Hammer’s Women: Viveca Lindfors (2019, 15 mins): profile of the renowned actor by film historian Lindsay Hallam
  • Looking in the Right Place (2019, 10 mins): actor Shirley Anne Field recalls working with Oliver Reed and Joseph Losey
  • Children of ‘The Damned’ (2019, 24 mins): former child actors David Palmer, Kit Williams and Christopher Witty discuss their experiences of makingThe Damned
  • Something Out of Nothing (2019, 7 mins): screenwriter Evan Jones reflects on his first feature-film credit
  • Smoke Screen (2019, 12 mins): interview with camera operator Anthony Heller
  • Beneath the Surface (2019, 26 mins): interview with filmmaker Gavrik Losey, son of director Joseph Losey
  • Beyond Black Leather (2019, 15 mins): academic I Q Hunter discussesThe Damned
  • No Future (2019, 26 mins): appreciation by author and film historian Neil Sinyard
  • The Lonely Shore (2019, 21 mins): appreciation of James Bernard’s score by David Huckvale, author of James Bernard, Composer to Count Dracula: A Critical Biography
  • Isolated music & effects track
  • Original US theatrical trailer
  • Joe Dante trailer commentary (2013, 4 mins): short critical appreciation
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity materials
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Richard Combs, Joseph Losey on The Damned, a look at the US pressbook, an overview of contemporary reviews, and film credits
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray

 


Limited edition box set of 6,000 numbered units

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