THE SNORKEL (Guy Green, 1958) NEVER TAKE SWEETS FROM A STRANGER (Cyril Frankel, 1960) THE FULL TREATMENT (Val Guest, 1960) CASH ON DEMAND (Quentin Lawrence, 1961)
Release date: 19 February 2018 Limited Blu-ray Edition (World premieres on Blu-ray)
Four classic thrillers from the vaults of Hammer Films released on Blu-ray for the very first time, including premiere presentations of the complete, uncensored UK theatrical release versions of Val Guest’s The Full Treatment and Cyril Frankel’s Never Take Sweets from a Stranger and a host of new and exclusive extra features. This stunning Limited Blu-ray Edition Box Set from Indicator is strictly limited to 6,000 numbered units.
INDICATOR LIMITED BLU-RAY EDITION SPECIAL FEATURES: • HD restorations of all four films • Original Mono audio • New title-specific documentaries exploring aspects of each film • Audio commentary with film historian Michael Brooke and author Johnny Mains on The Snorkel • The Snorkel original script ending: reconstruction of the finale of Jimmy's Sangster's screenplay • Two presentations of Never Take Sweets from a Stranger: with the original UK titles; and with the alternative US Never Take Candy from a Stranger titles • Never Take Sweets from a Stranger introduction by actor and filmmaker Matthew Holness • Two presentations of The Full Treatment: the uncensored UK theatrical cut; and the censored US version with alternative Stop Me Before I Kill! titles • Audio commentary with film historians Jonathan Rigby and David Miller on Cash on Demand • New and exclusive interviews with cast and crew members, including actors Janina Faye (Never Take Sweets from a Stranger) and Lois Daine (Cash on Demand), props master Peter Allchorne (The Snorkel) and second assistant director Hugh Harlow (The Snorkel) • Appreciations of composers Elisabeth Lutyens (Never Take Sweets from a Stranger) and Francis Chagrin (The Snorkel) by David Huckvale, author of Hammer Film Scores and the Musical Avant-Garde • Hammer’s Women: Betta St John (2018): Diabolique magazine’s editor-in-chief Kat Ellinger offers an appreciation of the American actress, singer and dancer • Hammer’s Women: Gwen Watford (2018): British cinema expert Dr Laura Mayne explores the life and career of the prolific English film, stage and television actress • Hammer’s Women: Diane Cilento (2018): Dr Melanie Williams, author of Female Stars of British Cinema, explores the life and career of the Australian theatre and film actress and author • Hammer’s Women: Lois Daine (2018): critic and author Becky Booth on the popular English film and television actress • Archival documentaries, interviews and featurettes • Original trailers • Image galleries: extensive promotional and on-set photography, poster art and marketing materials • Exclusive booklets for each film, with new essays by Kat Ellinger, Julian Upton and Kim Newman, archival interview materials, contemporary reviews, and full film credits • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing • World Blu-ray premieres of all four films • Limited Edition Box Set of 6,000 numbered copies
#PHILTD058 BBFC cert: 15 REGION FREE EAN: 5037899071281