The Resource Hammer films, Icons of suspense, (videorecording)

Hammer films, Icons of suspense, (videorecording)

Label
Hammer films, Icons of suspense
Title
Hammer films
Title part
Icons of suspense
Title variation
Icons of suspense
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Disc 1: 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
  • Disc 2: 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
  • Disc 3: 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 apon a military facility that harbors 'naturally' radioactive children
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Stop me before I kill (1960)
  • Cash on demand (1961)
  • Snorkel (1958)
  • Maniac (1963)
  • Never take candy from a stranger (1960)
  • These are the damned (1963)
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
English dialogue; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H36 2010
PerformerNote
  • Peter van Eyck, Betta St. John, Mandy Miller, Gregoire Aslan (1st work); Kerwin Mathews, Nadia Gray, Donald Houston, Liliane Brousse (2nd work)
  • Claude Dauphin, Diane Cilento, Ronald Lewis, Francoise Rosay (1st work); Peter Cushing, Andre Morell (2nd work)
  • Gwen Watford, Patrick Allen, Felix Aylmer, Niall MacGinnis (1st work); Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field, Viveca Lindfors, Alexander Knox (2nd work)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1969
  • 1929-
  • 1908-1982
  • 1923-1994
  • 1923-1991
  • 1928-2000
  • 1927-1994
  • 1913-2005
  • 1903-1978
  • 1928-1982
  • 1909-1978
  • 1920-
  • 1927-2006
  • 1889-1979
  • 1913-1977
  • 1938-
  • 1920-1995
  • 1901-1967
  • 1903-1980
  • 1922-2013
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Eyck, Peter van
  • St. John, Betta
  • Miller, Mandy
  • Aslan, Grégoire
  • Mathews, Kerwin
  • Gray, Nadja
  • Houston, Donald
  • Brousse, Liliane
  • Myers, Peter
  • Sangster, Jimmy
  • Carreras, Michael
  • Green, Guy
  • Dauphin, Claude
  • Cilento, Diane
  • Lewis, Ronald
  • Rosay, Françoise
  • Morell, André
  • Thorn, Ronald Scott
  • Guest, Val
  • Gillies, Jacques
  • Chantler, David T
  • Greifer, Lewis
  • Lawrence, Quentin
  • Watford, Gwen
  • Allen, Patrick
  • Aylmer, Felix
  • MacGinnis, Niall
  • Carey, Macdonald
  • Field, Shirley-Anne
  • Lindfors, Viveca
  • Knox, Alexander
  • Garis, Roger
  • Hunter, John
  • Hinds, Anthony
  • Frankel, Cyril
  • Lawrence, H. L
  • Jones, E.
  • Losey, Joseph
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Hammer Film Productions
Runtime
176
Series statement
Icons of suspense collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stepfathers
  • Murderers
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Missing persons
  • Kidnapping
  • Child molesters
  • Radioactivity
Technique
live action
Label
Hammer films, Icons of suspense, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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 (ca. 108 min.) -- 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 (ca. 80 min.)
  • 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.)
  • 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 (ca. 81 min.) -- 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 (ca. 95 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (541 mins.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn575948593
  • 5324172
System details
DVD, widescreen; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hammer films, Icons of suspense, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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 (ca. 108 min.) -- 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 (ca. 80 min.)
  • 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.)
  • 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 (ca. 81 min.) -- 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 (ca. 95 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (541 mins.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn575948593
  • 5324172
System details
DVD, widescreen; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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