List of figures
in Hammer and beyond


0.1 Cover of the first edition of Hammer and Beyond, originally published in 1993 2
0.2 A video trade press advertisement for Blood Tide: a British horror film from the early 1980s 10
0.3 A séance takes place during a video call in the quarantine-set Host (2020) 16
0.4 ‘One, two, three … and Brexit!’: The Ritual (2017) 17
2.1 Caroon stumbles into a chemist’s shop in The Quatermass Experiment (1955) 80
2.2 Cosmopolitan classlessness: Brian Donlevy as Professor Quatermass in The Quatermass Experiment (1955) 83
3.1 John Banning (Peter Cushing) and his brother, Joseph (Raymond Huntley), in The Mummy (1959) 108
3.2 Paul (Richard Pasco) sees the reflection of the Gorgon (Barbara Shelley) next to his own in The Gorgon (1964) 122
4.1 Peter Cushing’s ‘organised, professional’ Baron Frankenstein in Hammer’s The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) is ‘a very different sort of scientist’ to Colin Clive’s portrayal in Universal’s version from 1931 143
4.2 ‘Who am I?’, asks the resurrected Christina (Susan Denberg) in Frankenstein Created Woman (1967) 150
4.3 Charming and extremely good-looking – the first appearance of the Count in Hammer’s 1958 version of Dracula 156
5.1 An icon of an earlier horror cycle: Boris Karloff as Professor Monserrat in The Sorcerers (1967) 180
6.1 Fanged, phallic power: The Vampire Lovers (1970) 205
6.2 Tera (Valerie Leon) in Blood From the Mummy’s Tomb (1971) 212
6.3 The tyrannical father (Baron Zorn, played by Robert Hardy) is ‘destroyed’ (impaled by a cross) in Demons of the Mind (1972) 224
6.4 ‘Votes for Women’: progressive graffiti in Hammer’s Hands of the Ripper (1971) 228
7.1 Cannibalism meets the British class system in Frightmare (1974) 233

Hammer and beyond

The British horror film

Editor: Johnny Walker


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