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The Resource Hammer films : six edge of your seat classics, (DVD videorecording)

Hammer films : six edge of your seat classics, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Hammer films : six edge of your seat classics
Title
Hammer films
Title remainder
six edge of your seat classics
Title variation
Icons of suspense collection Hammer films
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • [Stop me before I kill!]: A man's wife comes up missing after the man 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 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. Original British title, The damned
Related
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • [Stop me before I kill!]: Director of photography, Gilbert Taylor ; editor, Bill Lenny ; music, Wilfred Josephs
  • [Cash on demand]: Director of photography, Arthur Grant ; supervising editor, James Needs ; music, Wilfred Josephs
  • [The snorkel]:]: Director of photography, Jack Asher ; editor, James Needs ; music, Francis Chagrin
  • [Maniac]: Director of photography, Wilkie Cooper ; supervising editor, James Needs ; music, Stanley Black
  • [Never take candy from a stranger]: Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; supervising editor, James Needs ; music, Elisabeth Lutyens ; musical supervisor, John Hollingsworth
  • These are the damned]: Director of photography, Arthur Grant ; editor, Reginald Mills ; music composed by James Bernard ; musical supervisor, John Hollingsworth
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
English dialogue; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
  • [Stop me before I kill!]: Claude Dauphin, Diane Cilento, Ronald Lewis, Francoise Rosay, Bernard Braden
  • [Cash on demand]: Peter Cushing, Andre Morell, Richard Vernon, Norman Bird, Kevin Stoney, Barry Lowe, Edith Sharpe, Lois Daine, Alan Haywood
  • [The snorkel]: Peter van Eyck, Betta St. John, Mandy Miller, Gregoire Aslan, William Franklyn, Marie Burke, Henry Vidon
  • [Maniac]: Kerwin Mathews, Nadia Gray, Donald Houston, Liliane Brousse, George Pastell, Arnold Diamond, Norman Bird, Justine Lord, Jerold Wells
  • [Never take candy from a stranger]: Gwen Watford, Patrick Allen, Felix Aylmer, Niall MacGinnis, Alison Leggatt, Bill Nagy, Michael Gwynn, Budd Knapp, MacDonald Parke
  • [These are the damned]: Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors, Alexander Knox, Oliver Reed, Walter Gotell, Brian Oulton, Kenneth Cope, James Villiers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1903-1978
  • 1928-1982
  • 1913-1994
  • 1909-1978
  • 1920-
  • 1927-1994
  • 1911-1969
  • 1929-
  • 1908-1982
  • 1923-1994
  • 1923-1991
  • 1928-2000
  • 1913-2005
  • 1927-2006
  • 1889-1979
  • 1913-1977
  • 1938-
  • 1920-1995
  • 1938-1999
  • 1922-
  • 1903-1980
  • 1901-1967
  • 1916-1992
  • 1920-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dauphin, Claude
  • Cilento, Diane
  • Lewis, Ronald
  • Rosay, Françoise
  • Cushing, Peter
  • Morell, André
  • Thorn, Ronald Scott
  • Guest, Val
  • Chantler, David T
  • Greifer, Lewis
  • Carreras, Michael
  • Lawrence, Quentin
  • Eyck, Peter van
  • St. John, Betta
  • Miller, Mandy
  • Aslan, Grégoire
  • Mathews, Kerwin
  • Gray, Nadja
  • Houston, Donald
  • Brousse, Liliane
  • Myers, Peter
  • Sangster, Jimmy
  • Green, Guy
  • Watford, Gwen
  • Allen, Patrick
  • Aylmer, Felix
  • MacGinnis, Niall
  • Carey, Macdonald
  • Field, Shirley-Anne
  • Lindfors, Viveca
  • Reed, Oliver
  • Knox, Alexander
  • Hinds, Anthony
  • Frankel, Cyril
  • Hunter, John
  • Jones, Evan
  • Losey, Joseph
  • Gillies, Jacques
  • Garis, Roger
  • Dawson, Anthony
  • Thorn, Ronald Scott
  • Lawrence, H. L
  • Hammer Film Productions
  • Falcon Films
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
544
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thorn, Ronald Scott
  • Dawson, Anthony
  • Garis, Roger
  • Lawrence, H.L
  • Missing persons
  • Kidnapping
  • Stepfathers
  • Murderers
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Child molesters
  • Radioactivity
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • Science fiction films
  • Horror films
  • Film adaptations
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Hammer films : six edge of your seat classics, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as motion pictures by Columbia Pictures Corporation in 1958, 1960, 1962 and 1962
  • "Six edge of your seat classics"--Container
  • 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 the work by the same title by Anthony Dawson
  • Never take candy from a stranger based on The pony cart by Roger Garis
  • These are the damned based on the novel The children of light by H.L. Lawrence
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailers
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc 1.
  • Stop me before I kill!
  • a Val Guest production in association with Falcon Films Limited ; screenplay by Val Guest and Ronald Scott Thorn ; produced and directed by Val Guest
  • (1960, 108 min.)
  • Cash on demand
  • a Hammer Film production ; screenplay by David T. Chantler, Lewis Greifer ; directed by Quentin Lawrence ; Woodpecker Productions Limited
  • (1961, 80 min.)
  • Disc 2.
  • The snorkel
  • screenplay by Peter Myers and Jimmy Sangster ; produced by Michael Carreras ; directed by Guy Green
  • (1958, 91 min.)
  • Maniac
  • a Hammer Film production ; written and produced by Jimmy Sangster ; directed by Michael Carreras
  • (1962, 87 min.)
  • Disc 3.
  • Never take candy from a stranger
  • a Hammer Film production ; based on a play by Roger Garis ; screenplay by John Hunter ; producer, Anthony Hinds ; director, Cyril Frankel
  • (1960, 82 min.).
  • These are the damned
  • a Hammer Film production ; screenplay, Evan Jones ; Anthony Hinds, producer ; Joseph Losey, director
  • (1961, 96 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 541 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396320987
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
32098
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn613227153
  • (OCoLC)613227153
System details
DVD, NTSC, widescreen; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hammer films : six edge of your seat classics, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as motion pictures by Columbia Pictures Corporation in 1958, 1960, 1962 and 1962
  • "Six edge of your seat classics"--Container
  • 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 the work by the same title by Anthony Dawson
  • Never take candy from a stranger based on The pony cart by Roger Garis
  • These are the damned based on the novel The children of light by H.L. Lawrence
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailers
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Disc 1.
  • Stop me before I kill!
  • a Val Guest production in association with Falcon Films Limited ; screenplay by Val Guest and Ronald Scott Thorn ; produced and directed by Val Guest
  • (1960, 108 min.)
  • Cash on demand
  • a Hammer Film production ; screenplay by David T. Chantler, Lewis Greifer ; directed by Quentin Lawrence ; Woodpecker Productions Limited
  • (1961, 80 min.)
  • Disc 2.
  • The snorkel
  • screenplay by Peter Myers and Jimmy Sangster ; produced by Michael Carreras ; directed by Guy Green
  • (1958, 91 min.)
  • Maniac
  • a Hammer Film production ; written and produced by Jimmy Sangster ; directed by Michael Carreras
  • (1962, 87 min.)
  • Disc 3.
  • Never take candy from a stranger
  • a Hammer Film production ; based on a play by Roger Garis ; screenplay by John Hunter ; producer, Anthony Hinds ; director, Cyril Frankel
  • (1960, 82 min.).
  • These are the damned
  • a Hammer Film production ; screenplay, Evan Jones ; Anthony Hinds, producer ; Joseph Losey, director
  • (1961, 96 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 541 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396320987
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
32098
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn613227153
  • (OCoLC)613227153
System details
DVD, NTSC, widescreen; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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