The Art of Hammer: classic posters from the horror studio | Film | The Guardian   Leave a comment

No, not a Hammer film still

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The poster for Hammer’s first gothic film is now highly collectable, although its aesthetic qualities are perhaps outweighed by its historical significance. In 2008 the Royal Mail carefully adapted the sign for a 56p stamp. Whether the promise that death is certain for audience members was a wise marketing ploy is up for debate

via The Art of Hammer: classic posters from the horror studio | Film | The Guardian.

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