Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 September 2013

208 Pages | 21 Illustrations, black & white

7.8 x 5.0 inches

ISBN: 9780719056376

Bookseller Code (06)


Terence Fisher

Peter Hutchings

Published by Manchester University Press

British Film Makers MUP

  • Fisher made most of the classic Hammer horrors in the 1950s and 60s including The Curse of Frankenstein and Dracula
  • He also had success with Gainsborough melodramas and science-fiction including The Earth Dies Screaming
  • Offers a picture of his whole career while acknowledging his accomplishments as a horror-master
  • Hutchings treats the Hammer horrors seriously and points out levels of complexity that have been overlooked by previous criticism

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