I have started watching my way through the 21 Hammer movies that make up the recently acquired Ultimate Hammer Box Set. I aim to view at least one of these films per week, but knowing my viewing habits only too well, I wouldn't be surprised if it takes me a few years to make it through this massive set.
I started off with Hammer's version of H. Rider Haggard's She. I had previously covered this production for the World of Hammer Glamour site and just re-read what I had written at the time. Must admit I was surprised how much I had managed to cover and am wondering where all my time has gone. I need to really start writing more in depth reviews again for those wonderful productions.
Speaking of Ursula Andress: Let's wish her a Happy Birthday in two days time (March 19). Conincidentally, Olinka Berova, Hammer's other She, also had her birthday this month (March 15) and, as we are on a roll, Eunice Gayson (The Revenge of Frankenstein as well as James Bond's Sylvia Trench) celebrates her birthday today on St Patrick's Day.
THE LOST CONTINENT (Michael Carreras, 1968) - This may be the most aptly named Hammer creation since the titular continent is so lost it never appears in the film! Michael Carreras’ clumsy directi...
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