Icons Of Suspense: Hammer Films
Chills and spills abound in this collection of Hammer Films thrillers. A teenage girl (Mandy Miller) suspects her stepfather (Peter Van Eyck) of killing her mother and making it look like a suicide, in "The Snorkel" (1958). "Stop Me Before I Kill" (1960) centers on a race car driver who suffers a head injury and begins having thoughts about strangling his wife. Claude Dauphin stars. AKA: "The Full Treatment," "The Treatment." "Never Take Candy From A Stranger" (1960) is about a family whose young daughter is molested by an elderly man. Gwen Watford stars. AKA: "Never Take Sweets From A Stranger." Peter Cushing is a bank manager whose family is held hostage by a crook who wants access to the vault, in "Cash On Demand" (1961). A drifter (Kerwin Mathews) agrees to help a woman (Nadia Gray) break her murderous husband out of an insne asylum, in "Maniac" (1963). "These Are The Damned" (1963) tells of a group of children being held in isolation by a scientist (Alexander Knox) who's told them their immunity to radiation makes them the future of humanity. With Macdonald Carey, Oliver Reed. AKA: "The Damned." 9hrs. total on three discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH); theatrical trailers.
- Michael Carreras, Cyril Frankel, Guy Green, Val Guest, Quentin Lawrence, Joseph Losey
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- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Claude Dauphin, MacDonald Carey, Peter Cushing, Peter Van Eyck, Gwen Watford, Diane Cilento, Patrick Allen, Andre Morell, Shirley Field, Betta St. John, Mandy Miller, Felix Aylmer, Viveca Lindfors, Richard Vernon, Ronald Lewis, Gregoire Aslan, Niall MacGinnis, Alexander Knox, Norman Bird, Fran?oise Rosay, William Franklyn, Bernard Braden, Oliver Reed, Alison Leggatt, Kevin Stoney... More