Interviewed in "Memories of Hammer" by Gary Svehla and Susan Svehla.
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[on Peter Cushing]: I think Peter is absolutely wonderful - there is not an actor in the world who can speak rubbish like Peter and make it sound real.
Started to direct from 1962, particularly horror films for Hammer and Amicus. Accepted many assignments to make a name for himself, but regretted this later when he became somewhat typecast in the genre. However, he was a stylist who created superior visuals for several poorly written films. After reading a script, he would 'photograph the film in his mind'. One of his personal favorites among ...