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6 August 1994 (UK) See more »
The history of Hammer Films and their legacy, narrated by the studio's most beloved stars, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. | Add synopsis »
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Peter Cushing ... Narrator / Himself (voice)

Christopher Lee ... Narrator / Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roy Ward Baker ... Himself
James Bernard ... Himself

Martine Beswick ... Herself (as Martine Beswicke)
Veronica Carlson ... Herself
Michael Carreras ... Himself

Hazel Court ... Herself

Joe Dante ... Himself
Freddie Francis ... Himself
Val Guest ... Himself

Ray Harryhausen ... Himself
Anthony Hinds ... Himself

Andrew Keir ... Himself
Francis Matthews ... Himself

Ferdy Mayne ... Himself

Caroline Munro ... Herself

Christopher Neame ... Himself

Ingrid Pitt ... Herself
Jimmy Sangster ... Himself
Yutte Stensgaard ... Herself (archive footage)

Raquel Welch ... Herself

Directed by
Ted Newsom 
Writing credits
Ted Newsom (written by)

Produced by
Michael Baron .... associate producer: stills
Tee Bosustow .... producer
Joe Dante .... associate producer
Bill Kelley .... associate producer
Richard Nathan .... associate producer
Ted Newsom .... producer
Roy Skeggs .... associate producer
Original Music by
James Bernard 
Film Editing by
Tee Bosustow 
Alexander Gittinger  (as Alex Gittinger)
Noriko Miyakawa 
Sean Okin 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kevin M. Glover .... assistant director: Los Angeles (as Kevin Glover)
Donald F. Glut .... assistant director (as Don Glut)
Bruce G. Hallenbeck .... assistant director: New York (as Bruce Hallenback)
Chrissie Hines .... assistant director
Jane Hughes .... assistant director: Canterbury (as Jane Herd)
Stephen Laws .... assistant director: Manchester
Harry Nadler .... assistant director
John Stoker .... assistant director: London
Sound Department
Harvey Edwards .... sound recordist
Matthew Harrison .... sound recordist (as Matt Harrison)
David Lakin .... sound recordist
Robert Meeker .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Tee Bosustow .... lighting technician
Janis Erwin .... lighting technician
Ron Hamill .... camera operator
Robert Lloyd .... camera operator
Anthony Penatta .... camera operator
Andy Watt .... camera operator
Animation Department
Gary Heilman .... animator: main title animation
Editorial Department
Michael Costanza .... off-line editorial assistant
Tom Reichlin .... off-line editorial assistant
Music Department
Phillip Kimbrough .... conductor: title music (as Phil Kimbrough)
Phillip Kimbrough .... musician: title music (as Phil Kimbrough)
Philip Martell .... conductor: archive music (as Phillip Martel)
Neil Richardson .... conductor: archive music
Eric Tomlinson .... music producer: archive music
Other crew
Ray Atherton .... film clips: Wavelength Video
Daniel Berwick .... on-screen talent
J'Aime Cohen .... on-screen talent
Joe Dante .... film clips courtesy of
Ernest D. Farino .... film clips courtesy of (as Ernest Farino)
Bernard Gordon .... film clips: Motion Picture Holdings
Marcus Hearn .... archive source
Ken Kramer .... film clips: The Clip Joint (as Ken Cramer)
Bill Longen .... film clips: Trailers on Tape
Greg Luce .... film clips: Sinister Cinema
Sterling Powers .... on-screen talent
Mike Sizemore .... on-screen talent
Woody Wise .... film clips: Discount Video
George Stover .... source: filmclips (uncredited)
Lance Alspaugh .... acknowledgment
Roy Ward Baker .... special thanks
James Bernard .... special thanks
Martine Beswick .... special thanks (as Martine Beswicke)
David Booth .... acknowledgment
Lori Broda .... acknowledgment
Joyce Broughton .... acknowledgment
Veronica Carlson .... special thanks
Michael Carreras .... special thanks
Hazel Court .... special thanks
Colin Cowie .... acknowledgment
Sue Cowie .... acknowledgment
Joe Dante .... special thanks
David Del Valle .... acknowledgment
James Fitzpatrick .... acknowledgment
Freddie Francis .... special thanks
Val Guest .... special thanks
Ray Harryhausen .... special thanks
Anthony Hinds .... special thanks
Sophie James .... acknowledgment
Andrew Keir .... special thanks
Russel Lister .... acknowledgment (as Russ Lister)
William Lustig .... acknowledgment
Francis Matthews .... special thanks
Ferdy Mayne .... special thanks
Mark Miller .... acknowledgment
Caroline Munro .... special thanks
Christopher Neame .... special thanks
Ingrid Pitt .... special thanks
John Robins .... acknowledgment
Max Rosenberg .... acknowledgment
Jimmy Sangster .... special thanks
Roy Skeggs .... acknowledgment
Yutte Stensgaard .... special thanks
Steve Swires .... acknowledgment
Robert Tinnell .... acknowledgment (as Bob Tinnell)
Mark Verheiden .... acknowledgment
Tom Weaver .... acknowledgment
Raquel Welch .... special thanks
Richelle Wilder .... acknowledgment
Ron Wilson .... acknowledgment
Crew believed to be complete

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Wonderful Documentary, 26 December 1999

Perhaps no other studio has been linked with the horror genre more so than that of the English Hammer Studio. Flesh and Blood is the story of that studio and its meteoric rise in the late fifties and its crashing demise in the late seventies. The chronicle is related to the audience through the voices of the studio's biggest stars...Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. This was Cushing's last project before his death in 1994, and it is thrilling just to hear him speak of his days of old with Hammer. Christopher Lee adds more insights into his films and about those people that worked in front and behind the camera. Among those interviewed are Hammer starlets Raquel Welch, Veronica Carlson, Ingrid Pitt, delicious Hazel Court, and Caroline Munro, Hammer producers and directors Anthony Hinds, Michael Carreras, Jimmy Sangster, Freddie Francis, and Val Guest, and other notables such as actor Andrew Keir. This documentary starts out with the studio's success with the Quatermass movies and then spends a good amount of time going over the breakthrough film The Curse of Frankenstein and its sequels and then The Horror of Dracula and its sequels. Ted Newsom certainly has done a great job with this definitive story of the House that Hammer Built!

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