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Oct 30, 2018

Dan Day, Jr. serves up a Shamedown of 6 Hammer Horror films you might not have seen. We talk about why Hammer Film's horror output endures in 2018 and why some folk have written the films off as more of "that Hammer garbage."

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Talking Heads:

James David Patrick (@007hertzrumble) - Hammer aficionado.

Dan Day, Jr. (@CushingLee) - Hammer Horror expert, movie blogger at The Hitless Wonder.

Clips Contained in this Podcast:

"Dracula" by James Bernard

Martin Scorsese from Hammer, The Studio that Dripped Blood, 1987

Son of Svengoolie introduction to The Horror of Dracula, 1983

Anthony Hinds from Hammer, The Studio That Dripped Blood, 1987

The Quatermass Xperiment (aka The Creeping Unknown) trailer

Peter Cushing interview, 1989

Christopher Lee from Hammer, The Studio That Dripped Blood, 1987

Scream of Fear trailer

Kiss of the Vampires trailer

The Gorgon trailer

"Addams Groove" by MC Hammer

"Suite from The Gorgon" by James Bernard

Plague of the Zombies trailer

The Reptile trailer

Captain Kronos trailer

"Captain Kronos Theme" by Laurie Johnson


Mentioned Hammer Horror on Physical Media and Streaming:

Buy Hammer: Amazon storefront featuring all Region A Hammer Horror offerings.

Scream of Fear – Mill Creek Double Feature (Region A)
Kiss of the Vampire – Universal 8-Film Hammer Horror Collection (Region A)
The Gorgon – Mill Creek Double Feature (Region A) / Indicator Hammer Vol. 1 (Region ABC)
Plague of the Zombies – Coming Soon from Shout Factory (Region A)
The Reptile – Unavailable (Region A) / Studio Canal (Region B)
Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter – Streaming (Region A) / Shock (Region B)

Recommended Reading:

Hammer Films: An Exhaustive Filmography by Tim Johnson and Deborah Del Vecchio
The Hammer Story: The Unauthorised History of Hammer Films by Marcus Hearn and Alan Barnes


Recorded in October 2018. Copyrights are owned by the artists and their labels. Negative dollars are made from this podcast.