Hammer, house of horror behind the screams by Howard Maxford

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Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Hammer Film Productions.

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StatementHoward Maxford.
LC ClassificationsPN1999.H3 M38 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL963876M
ISBN 100879516526
LC Control Number96000094

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Hammer before horror Early history (–) In November William Hinds, a comedian and businessman, registered his film company, Hammer Productions Ltd. It was housed in a three-room office suite at Imperial House, Regent Street, company name came from Hinds' stage name, Will Hammer, which he had taken from the area of London in which he lived, r: William Hinds, James Carreras.

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