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Title Hammer films [videorecording] : icons of suspense collection.

Publication Info. Culver City, Calif. : Columbia Pictures : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2010.


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Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 541 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Icons of suspense collection
Icons of suspense collection.
System Details DVD, widescreen; Dolby digital.
Note Title from container.
Cast Stop me before I kill!: Claude Dauphin, Diane Cilento, Ronald Lewis, Francoise Rosay.
Cash on demand: Peter Cushing, Andre Morell.
The snorkel: Peter van Eyck, Betta St. John, Mandy Miller, Gregoire Aslan.
Maniac: Kerwin Mathews, Nadia Gray, Donald Houston, Liliane Brousse.
Never take candy from a stranger: Gwen Watford, Patrick Allen, Felix Aylmer, Niall MacGinnis.
These are the damned: Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors, Alexander Knox.
Note Originally produced in 1958-1962.
"Six edge of your seat classics"--Container.
Audience Not rated CHV rating: PG.
Summary Stop me before I kill! (1960): A man's wife comes up missing after the man confesses to having homicidal thoughts about her.
Cash on demand (1961): A scheming crook kidnaps the wife and child of a bank manager.
Credits Stop me before I kill! / Columbia Pictures presents a Falcon Film productions ; based on the novel by Ronald Scott Thorn ; screenplay by Val Guest and Ronald Scott Thorn ; produced and directed by Val Guest.
Cash on demand / Columbia Pictures presents a Hammer Film production ; based on a play by Jacques Gillies ; screenplay by David T. Chantler and Lewis Greifer ; produced by Michael Carreras ; directed by Quentin Lawrence.
Contents Disc 1. Stop me before I kill! -- Cash on demand -- Disc 2. The snorkel -- Maniac -- Disc 3. Never take candy from a stranger -- These are the damned.
Note Special feature: original theatrical trailers.
Summary The snorkel (1958): A young girl can't convince anyone her stepfather's a killer.
Maniac (1962): A man finds himself in the middle of a strange mother/daughter threesome.
Credits The snorkel / Columbia Pictures presents a Hammer Film production ; screenplay by Peter Myers and Jimmy Sangster ; produced by Michael Carreras ; directed by Guy Green (ca. 90 min.).
Maniac / Columbia Pictures presents a Hammer Film production ; written and produced by Jimmy Sangster ; directed by Michael Carreras (ca. 86 min.).
Summary Never take candy from a stranger (1960): A small town is terrorized by an elderly child molester.
These are the damned (1961): Two people stumble upon a military facility that harbors 'naturally' radioactive children.
Credits Never take candy from a stranger / Columbia Pictures presents a Hammer Film production ; based on a play by Roger Garis ; screenplay by John Hunter ; produced by Anthony Hinds ; directed by Cyril Frankel.
These are the damned / Columbia Pictures presents a Hammer Film production ; based on the novel, The children of light, by H.L. Lawrence ; screenplay by Evan Jones ; produced by Anthony Hinds ; directed by Joseph Losey.
Language English dialogue; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Missing persons -- Drama.
Kidnapping -- Drama.
Stepfathers -- Drama.
Murderers -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Mothers and daughters -- Drama.
Child molesters -- Drama.
Radioactivity -- Physiological effect -- Drama.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures).
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Added Author Dauphin, Claude, 1903-1978.
Cilento, Diane.
Lewis, Ronald, 1928-1982.
Rosay, Françoise.
Cushing, Peter, 1913-1994.
Morell, André, 1909-1978.
Thorn, Ronald Scott, 1920-
Guest, Val.
Gillies, Jacques.
Chantler, David T.
Greifer, Lewis.
Carreras, Michael, 1927-1994.
Lawrence, Quentin.
Eyck, Peter van, 1911-1969.
St. John, Betta, 1929-
Miller, Mandy (Amanda Kellie)
Aslan, Grégoire, 1908-1982.
Mathews, Kerwin.
Gray, Nadja, 1923-1994.
Houston, Donald, 1923-1991.
Brousse, Liliane.
Myers, Peter, 1928-2000.
Sangster, Jimmy.
Green, Guy, 1913-2005.
Watford, Gwen.
Allen, Patrick, 1927-2006.
Aylmer, Felix, 1889-1979.
MacGinnis, Niall, 1913-1977.
Carey, Macdonald.
Field, Shirley-Anne, 1938-
Lindfors, Viveca, 1920-1995.
Knox, Alexander.
Garis, Roger, 1901-1967.
Hunter, John, 1903-1980.
Hinds, Anthony, 1922-2013.
Frankel, Cyril.
Lawrence, H. L.
Jones, Evan.
Losey, Joseph.
Hammer Film Productions.
Columbia Pictures.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Falcon Films.
Added Title Icons of suspense collection : Hammer films
Stop me before I kill.
Cash on demand.
Never take candy from a stranger.
These are the damned.
Standard No. 043396320987
Music No. 32098 Columbia Pictures

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