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Hammer films : 4 creepy classics from the Hammer Films archives

Author: Terence FisherMichael CarrerasJimmy SangsterWolf MankowitzHenry YoungerAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2008]
Series: Icons of horror collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen presentationView all editions and formats
Summary:
Two faces of Dr. Jekyll: Experiments bring out the monster in one doctor, creating the world's most infamous dual personality.

Curse of the mummy's tomb: The tomb of Egyptian prince Ra is found and shipped to America, where someone is trying to raise him from the dead.

Gorgon: In middle-Europe, villagers are literally becoming petrified. The authorities try to hush the matter up, but it becomes apparent that at the full moon, Medusa leaves her castle lair and anyone looking on her face is turned to stone. When this fate befalls a visitor, experts from the University of Leipzig arrive to get to the bottom of it all.

Scream of fear: After narrowly surviving an accident in which she nearly drowned, Penny is left wheelchair bound. She returns home to live with her widowed step-mother Jane on the French Riviera. She begins to question her sanity after several times seeing her father's corpse around the house and its grounds. She enlists the help of the friendly chauffeur.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: B films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Horror films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Monster films
Named Person: Henry Jekyll, (Fictitious character); Robert Louis Stevenson; Henry Jekyll, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Terence Fisher; Michael Carreras; Jimmy Sangster; Wolf Mankowitz; Henry Younger; John Gilling; J Llewellyn Devine; Paul Massie; Dawn Addams; Christopher Lee; Peter Cushing; Susan Strasberg; Terence Morgan; Ronald Howard; Swallow Films (Firm); Columbia Pictures Corporation,; Falcon Films,; Hammer Film Productions,; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 1435928261 9781435928268
OCLC Number: 269387194
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles; Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as motion pictures from 1960-1964.
Credits: The two faces of Dr. Jekyll: director, Terence Fisher ; producer, Michael Carreras, Anthony Nelson Keys ; screenwriter, Wolf Mankowitz ; cinematography, Jack Asher ; editor, Eric Boyd-Perkins ; music, David Heneker, Monty Norman ; costume design, Mayo.
The curse of the mummy's tomb: director, Michael Carreras ; producers, Michael Carreras, Bill Hill ; screenwriter, Michael Carreras ; cinematography, Otto Heller ; editor, Eric Boyd-Perkins ; music, Carlo Martelli ; costume design, Betty Adamson, John Briggs.
The gorgon: director, Terence Fisher ; producer, Anthony Nelson Keys ; screenwriter, J. Llewellyn Devine, John Gilling ; cinematography, Michael Reed ; editor, Eric Boyd-Perkins ; music, James Bernard ; costume design, Rosemary Burrows, Molly Arbuthnot (uncredited).
Scream of fear: director, Seth Holt ; producer, Jimmy Sangster, Michael Carreras ; screenwriter, Jimmy Sangster ; cinematography, Douglas Slocombe ; editor, Eric Boyd-Perkins ; music, Clifton Parker ; costume design, Dora Lloyd.
Performer(s): Two faces of Dr. Jekyll: Paul Massie, Dawn Addams, Christopher Lee, David Kossoff, Francis de Wolff.
Curse of the mummy's tomb: Terence Morgan, Ronald Howard, Fred Clark, Jeanne Roland.
Gorgon: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Richard Pasco, Michael Goodliffe, Barbara Shelley.
Scream of fear cast: Susan Strasberg, Ronald Lewis, Ann Todd, Christopher Lee.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen; Dolby Digital, remastered in High-Definition.
Contents: Disc 1. The two faces of Dr. Jekyll / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents a Hammer Film production, screenplay by Wolf Mankowitz, produced by Michael Carreras, directed by Terence Fisher (1960, 88 min., col.) ; The curse of the mummy's tomb / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents a Hammer Film production ; screenplay by Henry Younger ; produced and directed by Michael Carreras (1964, 81 min., col.) --
disc 2. The gorgon / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents a Hammer Film production, screenplay by John Gilling, produced by Anthony Nelson Keys, directed by Terence Fisher (1964, 83 min., col.) ; Scream of fear / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents a Hammer Film production, written and produced by Jimmy Sangster, directed by Seth Holt (1961, 81 min., b & w).
Series Title: Icons of horror collection.
Other Titles: 4 creepy classics from the Hammer Films archives
Four creepy classics from the Hammer Films archives
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures Corporation presents a Hammer Film production.

Abstract:

Two faces of Dr. Jekyll: Experiments bring out the monster in one doctor, creating the world's most infamous dual personality.

Curse of the mummy's tomb: The tomb of Egyptian prince Ra is found and shipped to America, where someone is trying to raise him from the dead.

Gorgon: In middle-Europe, villagers are literally becoming petrified. The authorities try to hush the matter up, but it becomes apparent that at the full moon, Medusa leaves her castle lair and anyone looking on her face is turned to stone. When this fate befalls a visitor, experts from the University of Leipzig arrive to get to the bottom of it all.

Scream of fear: After narrowly surviving an accident in which she nearly drowned, Penny is left wheelchair bound. She returns home to live with her widowed step-mother Jane on the French Riviera. She begins to question her sanity after several times seeing her father's corpse around the house and its grounds. She enlists the help of the friendly chauffeur.

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