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Bullets and bats: when Hammer Films met 007

“My name is Bond - James Bond". That classic introduction to the cinema’s greatest secret agent is as famous as “I am Dracula, I bid you welcome.” When the box office success of Dr No (1962) turned the unknown Sean Connery into a movie legend, Hammer was never far away from the franchise. With their own films running parallel to the Bond series, Hammer and Eon Productions often made use of the same talent.

Dr No also marked the debuts of Bernard Lee (the first of 11 films as M) and Lois Maxwell (the first of 14 as Miss Moneypenny). Lee had a brief turn as Tarmut in Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1973) and despite never starring in a Hammer horror, Maxwell turned up in their early fifties thrillers Lady in the Fog (1953) and Mantrap (1954).

As doomed double-agent Professor Dent, Anthony Dawson is best known as the vile Marquis in Curse
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Russ Meyer's Black Snake On UK DVD 16 March 2009

1835 on the island of San Cristobel. Lady Susan uses her whip to enforce the law on the Blackmoor plantation. No man, black or white can escape her island or her lash. The dashing hero is trapped in a volcano of terror in his search for his brother. See the cruel hand of hypocrisy twist and turn through lives. Boisterous action from opening scene to mind bending climax.

Directed by legendary Auteur and Breastman Extrodinaire Russ Meyer who wrote, produced and directed such cult classics as Faster Pussycat, Kill, Kill, Vixens and Up!

Starring hotelier and socialite Anouska Hempel.

Arrrow Films releases Black Snake on DVD on March 16th with a Rrp of £9.99, however if you wander over to right now you pre-order it for a very reasonable £5.98

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tags: cult film, erotica, russ meyer
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