The Color of Horror: Hammer Films’ The Curse of Frankenstein

The British production company Hammer Films was founded in 1934. For the next 23 years, in and out of bankruptcy, Hammer achieved modest and sporadic success with a catalog of around 60 mostly unremarkable films. Then in 1957, Hammer Films changed the face of horror cinema forever, and would henceforth be known to movie fans not as Hammer Films, but as Hammer Horror.

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