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Scour your basements! Crawl through your attics! Hammer Films has put out the call for assistance in locating some excised footage they would love to include in their upcoming DVD releases of numerous classic titles. They are in the midst of a restoration project that spans the globe in helping hands, and now they need yours. If you have access to rare film stock.

The iconic British studio posted the following on their site this week:

“We’ll post at length next week but here’s a list of “lost” scenes that we’d love to restore if we are able to source materials. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of such, please email us.

1. An extended “knife in neck/snake bite” scene from The Reptile (this is thought to exist, but no known evidence).

2. The “eyeball” scene from The Curse Of Frankenstein (this footage definitely exists somewhere).

3. The “head in »

- Justin

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