Hammer Films

Format: DVD 2010
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD DVD Hammer
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD
 
Call Number  DVD Hammer
 
 
Summary
Stop me before I kill!: A man's wife comes up missing after he confesses to having homicidal thoughts about her.
Cash on demand: A scheming crook kidnaps the wife and child of a bank manager.
The snorkel: A young girl can't convince anyone that her stepfather's a killer.
Maniac: A man finds himself in the middle of a strange mother/daughter threesome.
Never take candy from a stranger: A small town is terrorized by an elderly child molester.
These are the damned: Two people stumble upon a military facility that harbors 'naturally' radioactive children.
Contents
Disc 1. Stop me before I kill! / Columbia Pictures presents a Falcon Films production ; screenplay by Val Guest and Ronald Scott Thorn ; produced and directed by Val Guest (1960, 108 min.)
Cash on demand / a Columbia Pictures presents a Hammer Film production ; screenplay by David T. Chantler and Lewis Greifer ; directed by Quentin Lawrence (1961, 80 min.)
Disc 2. The snorkel / Columbia Pictures presents a Hammer Film production ; screenplay by Peter Myers and Jimmy Sangster ; produced by Michael Carreras ; directed by Guy Green (1958, 90 min.)
Maniac / Columbia Pictures presents a Hammer Film production ; written and produced by Jimmy Sangster ; directed by Michael Carreras (1962, 86 min.)
Disc 3. Never take candy from a stranger / Columbia Pictures presents a Hammer Film production ; screenplay by John Hunter ; produced by Anthony Hinds ; directed by Cyril Frankel (1960, 82 min.).
These are the damned / Columbia Pictures presents a Hammer Film production ; screenplay by Evan Jones ; produced by Anthony Hinds ; directed by Joseph Losey (1961, 95 min.).

Additional Information
Subjects Thorn, Ronald Scott, -- 1920-1996 -- Film adaptations.
Gillies, Jacques -- Film adaptations.
Dawson, Anthony, -- 1916-1992 -- Film adaptations.
Garis, Roger, -- 1901-1967 -- Film adaptations.
Lawrence, H.L. -- Film adaptations.
Missing persons -- Drama.
Kidnapping -- Drama.
Stepfathers -- Drama.
Murderers -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Mothers and daughters -- Drama.
Child molesters -- Drama.
Radioactivity -- Physiological effect -- Drama.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Horror films.
Science fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Culver City, Calif. :Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,2010
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Full treatment.
Cash on demand.
Snorkel.
Pony cart.
Children of light.
Icons of suspense collection :
Contributors Guest, Val.
Thorn, Ronald Scott, 1920-1996
Chantler, David T.
Greifer, Lewis.
Carreras, Michael, 1927-1994.
Lawrence, Quentin.
Myers, Peter, 1928-2000.
Sangster, Jimmy.
Green, Guy, 1913-2005.
Hunter, John, 1903-1980.
Hinds, Anthony, 1922-2013.
Frankel, Cyril.
Jones, Evan, 1927-2012
Losey, Joseph.
Dauphin, Claude, 1903-1978.
Cilento, Diane.
Lewis, Ronald, 1928-1982.
Rosay, Françoise.
Cushing, Peter, 1913-1994.
Morell, André, 1909-1978.
Eyck, Peter van, 1911-1969.
St. John, Betta, 1929-
Miller, Mandy.
Aslan, Grégoire, 1908-1982.
Mathews, Kerwin.
Gray, Nadja, 1923-1994.
Houston, Donald, 1923-1991.
Brousse, Liliane.
Watford, Gwen, 1927-1994.
Allen, Patrick, 1927-2006.
Aylmer, Felix, 1889-1979.
MacGinnis, Niall, 1913-1977.
Carey, Macdonald.
Field, Shirley-Anne, 1938-
Lindfors, Viveca, 1920-1995.
Reed, Oliver, 1938-1999.
Knox, Alexander.
Thorn, Ronald Scott, 1920-1996. Full treatment.
Gillies, Jacques. Cash on demand.
Dawson, Anthony, 1916-1992. Snorkel.
Garis, Roger, 1901-1967. Pony cart.
Lawrence, H. L. Children of light.
Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Falcon Films.
Hammer Film Productions.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Participants/Performers Stop me before I kill!: Claude Dauphin, Diane Cilento, Ronald Lewis, Francoise Rosay.
Cash on demand: Peter Cushing, Andre Morell.
The snorkel: Peter van Eyck, Betta St. John, Mandy Miller, Gregoire Aslan.
Maniac: Kerwin Mathews, Nadia Gray, Donald Houston, Liliane Brousse.
Never take candy from a stranger: Gwen Watford, Patrick Allen, Felix Aylmer, Niall MacGinnis.
These are the damned: Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors, Alexander Knox.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
With optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Title from container.
Icons of suspense collection
Originally released as motion pictures in 1958, 1960, 1962 and 1962.
Stop me before I kill! based on the novel The full treatment by Ronald Scott Thorn.
Cash on demand based on a play by Jacques Gillies.
The snorkel based on novel by Anthony Dawson.
Never take candy from a stranger based on the play The pony cart by Roger Garis.
These are the damned based on the novel The children of light by H.L. Lawrence.
Special features include: original theatrical trailers.
System Details DVD; region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.66:1 and 2:35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Description 3 videodiscs (541 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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