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Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Horror | TV Movie 6 August 1994
The history of Hammer Films and their legacy, narrated by the studio's most beloved stars, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Peter Cushing ... Narrator / Himself (voice)
Christopher Lee ... Narrator / Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roy Ward Baker Roy Ward Baker ... Himself
James Bernard ... Himself
Martine Beswick ... Herself (as Martine Beswicke)
Veronica Carlson ... Herself
Michael Carreras Michael Carreras ... Himself
Hazel Court ... Herself
Joe Dante ... Himself
Freddie Francis Freddie Francis ... Himself
Val Guest Val Guest ... Himself
Ray Harryhausen ... Himself
Anthony Hinds Anthony Hinds ... Himself
Andrew Keir ... Himself
Francis Matthews ... Himself
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The history of Hammer Films and their legacy, narrated by the studio's most beloved stars, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.

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Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 1994 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Flesh and Blood: A Heritage of Horror See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2018 DVD release)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although initially broadcast in two parts on British television in August 1994, the video/DVD release has a 1997 copyright. See more »

Alternate Versions

The final teaming of Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. The first half of the two-hour show was broadcast on the BBC three days before Cushing died of cancer. Producer Michael Carreras died shortly after that. Music was courtesy of Silva Screen Records. Because of time considerations, the program was broadcast on the BBC in a rough-cut form. It was subsequently re-edited for release on videotape in the US. Yet another version has been released on DVD in Japan, the US and Austalia. An expanded, 135 minute version is due to be released in the UK in 1997. See more »

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Edited from Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood! (1987) See more »

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The Heritage of Hammer!
19 August 2003 | by Space_MafuneSee all my reviews

A more complete and fascinating study of the heritage left behind by Hammer Studios will not likely ever be done quite this well in this format again. To hear the narrative thoughts of Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee on their time with Hammer and its eventual rise and fall prove fascinating as do the many comments and interviews from the likes of Jimmy Sangster, Val Guest, Hazel Court, Ingrid Pitt, Caroline Munro, Michael Carreras, Raquel Welch, James Bernard and Tony Hinds's son. This is sure to thrill and delight any true fan of Hammer Horror. In fact it's a must-have!


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