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Hammer House of Horror 

This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts, and other supernatural wonders.
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 Martin Blueck 1 episode, 1980
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 Allison 1 episode, 1980
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 Lucinda 1 episode, 1980
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 Mr. Ngenko 1 episode, 1980
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 Charles Randolph 1 episode, 1980
Brian Croucher ...
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 Mrs. Ardoy 1 episode, 1980
Prunella Gee ...
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Paul Hawkins ...
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 Emily Shenley 1 episode, 1980
Emrys James ...
 Dr. Harris 1 episode, 1980
Richard Pearson ...
 Sir Humphrey Chesterton 1 episode, 1980
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 Mrs. Henska 1 episode, 1980
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 Aldridge 1 episode, 1980
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 Charles 1 episode, 1980
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Tariq Yunus ...
 Charles Austin 1 episode, 1980
Matthew Blakstad ...
Robin Browne ...
 Police Officer 1 episode, 1980
Paul Darrow ...
 Andrews 1 episode, 1980
David Healy ...
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Jonathan Kent ...
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 Hargreaves 1 episode, 1980
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Lennard Pearce ...
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Eleanor Summerfield ...
 Lady Strudwick 1 episode, 1980
Jacob Witkin ...
 Woodcutter 1 episode, 1980
Margaret Anderson ...
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 Dr. Melbury 1 episode, 1980
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Terry Kinsella ...
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 Mrs. Roberts 1 episode, 1980
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Matthew Long ...
Adrian Mann ...
Christopher Reilly ...
 William 1 episode, 1980
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Ellis Dale ...
 Police Doctor 1 episode, 1980
Michael Deeks ...
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 Sampson 1 episode, 1980
William Moore ...
 Mr. Roberts 1 episode, 1980
Patricia Mort ...
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 1st Girl 1 episode, 1980
Joanne White ...
 Sophia (Older) 1 episode, 1980
Victoria Wood ...
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Sharon Fussey ...
 2nd Girl 1 episode, 1980
Michael Hughes ...
 Mechanic 1 episode, 1980
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Sophie Kind ...
Jeremy Longhurst ...
 Dr. Cummings 1 episode, 1980
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George Tovey ...
 Old Man 1 episode, 1980
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 Bacharach 1 episode, 1980
Una Brandon-Jones ...
 Old Woman 1 episode, 1980
Brenda Cowling ...
 Nurse Davies 1 episode, 1980
James Curran ...
 Pritchard 1 episode, 1980
Matthew Dorman ...
 Young Boy 1 episode, 1980
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 Secretary 1 episode, 1980
Michael Latimer ...
 Dr. Bradley 1 episode, 1980
Barry McDonald ...
 Auctioneer 1 episode, 1980
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Jeffry Wickham ...
Geoffrey Beevers ...
 Gravedigger 1 episode, 1980
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 Surgeon 1 episode, 1980
Wilhelmina Green ...
 Young Girl 1 episode, 1980
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Mike Savage ...
 P.C. Jenkins 1 episode, 1980
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 Hospital Gardener 1 episode, 1980
Michael Stock ...
 Armourer 1 episode, 1980
Jo Warne ...
 1st Mother 1 episode, 1980
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Malcolm Hayes ...
 Attendant 1 episode, 1980
Paula Jacobs ...
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Corinna Reardon ...
 Small Girl 1 episode, 1980
Lee Richards ...
 Actress 1 episode, 1980
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 1st Victim 1 episode, 1980
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 Last Victim 1 episode, 1980
Crispin Gillbard ...
 Policeman 1 episode, 1980
Max Mason ...
 Journalist 1 episode, 1980
Roger Ostime ...
 The Butler 1 episode, 1980
Andrew Pariss ...
Daniel Payne ...
 Small Boy 1 episode, 1980
Peter Dean ...
 Charlie 1 episode, 1980
Natalie Payne ...
Charles Pemberton ...
 Policeman 1 episode, 1980
Anna Perry ...
 Journalist 1 episode, 1980
Richard Wren ...
 Chauffeur 1 episode, 1980
Diane Adderley ...
 Police Woman 1 episode, 1980
Marilyn Finlay ...
Daniel Kipling ...
 Andreas 1 episode, 1980
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 Rothwell 1 episode, 1980
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This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts, and other supernatural wonders.

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$3,900,000 (estimated)
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(13 episodes)

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Terence Fisher was attached to direct a story, but died in pre-production. See more »

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Followed by Fox Mystery Theater (1984) See more »

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Good Horror Short Stories
9 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

Last week, the Brazilian distributor London Films released a DVD with three episodes of "Hammer House of Horror".

1) "Witching Time":

This movie is independently listed in IMDb:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0090328/usercomments-3

2) "The Thirteenth Reunion"

Ruth, the reporter of the women page of a magazine, is assigned by her editor to participate of a ten weeks course of a new weight organization called "Think Thin". In accordance with the letter of a reader, the system would be very masochist and depressive, destructing the self-esteem of the patient. Ruth makes a friend in the course, and he dies in a car crash. In the funeral, an employee of the funeral house discloses weird events that are happening in his job. In her investigation, Ruth finds dark and macabre secrets.

Although being predictable in a certain moment, I liked very much this short story of "Hammer House of Horror". This film is very well played and directed, has many outdoors scenes, very unusual in Hammer's movies, and is very dark. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "A 13a Reunião"("The Thirteenth Reunion")

3) "Rude Awakening"

The real state agent Norman hates his old wife and wants to divorce her to marry his secretary Lolly. When a new client wants to sell an old and isolated mansion, Norman begins to have odd nightmares, and he becomes confused between reality and dream. When Norman awakes, a surprise waits for him.

This intriguing episode has a deceptive conclusion, but anyway I liked it. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Despertar Repentino" ("Sudden Awakening")

My vote for the DVD is seven.

Title of DVD (Brazil): "A Casa do Terror" ("The House of the Terror")


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