Over fifty years ago, with the release of The Curse of Frankenstein and Christopher Lee's iconic performance in Dracula , Hammer ushered in a whole new era of blood and barely-restrained cleavage in glorious color, mixing sex and horror with a style and panache that made the small British company world famous. The Art of Hammer collects the very best and most iconic movie posters produced for the Hammer studio. This lavish hardcover brings together rare artwork from around the world. Featuring Hammer's greatest films, including The Curse of Frankenstein , the Dracula series, and many more.
"Hammer Films gave us some of the world's most unforgettable, most awesome movies. But they also gave us some of the most beautiful poster art of all time. " -- i o9 "...serious eye candy for horror and Hammer fans alike." -- Moviefone "A must for the Hammer fan in your life." - popdose.com "The Art of Hammer: The Official Poster Collection From the Archive of Hammer Films is a great addition to your personal library, and one that should take up some room on your coffee table so it can entertain your guests. It's a celebration of the Hammer legacy, a time capsule that gives praise and serious study to an artform that no one suspected was an artform at the time of its creation." -- Coming Attractions
Marcus Hearn is the acclaimed author of Titan's Hammer Glamour and The Hammer Story (with Alan Barnes). His other books include authorised biographies of filmmakers George Lucas and Gerry Anderson, and Eight Days a Week, the story of The Beatles' final world tour.