Sunday, 26 October 2008

Avalard podcast ep01: Is THIS A Hammer Film? -

Avalard Podcast series 1 episode 1 - October 2008

A regular look at cult British culture with a strong emphasis on film and television and regular horrorcentric thread. This month's programme is produced in association with

Is This A Hammer Film?

Hammer is most famous for its horror films produced in the 50s, 60s and 70s. In this programme, Robert J.E. Simpson looks at the complex history of Hammer, argues that there is no such thing as a typical Hammer film and seeks to prove that Hammer is much more than just horror.

He also looks at the issues of acquisition, style and authorship and the problems created in defining a comprehensive and accurate canon of Hammer films.

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