The Films of Terence Fisher

Hammer Horror and Beyond

Wheeler Winston Dixon

Auteur

The Films of Terence Fisher

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Pub Date: May 2017

ISBN: 9781911325338

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The Films of Terence Fisher

Hammer Horror and Beyond

Wheeler Winston Dixon

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Tracing the entire career of the British director Terence Fisher, best known for his Gothic horror films for Hammer—such as The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) and Dracula (1958)—The Films of Terence Fisher covers not only his horror films, but also his film noirs, comedies, and early apprenticeship work to create a full picture of Fisher's life and work.

Brimming with rare stills, interviews, and detailed analysis of Fisher's films—both for Hammer as well as his earlier work—this is the ultimate "one-stop" book on Terence Fisher, both in his horror films, and his entire body of work, as well as his legacy to the British cinema.

About the Author

Wheeler Winston Dixon is Ryan Professor of Film Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is the author of numerous volumes of film history, theory, and criticism, including A History of Horror (2010). He blogs at Frame by Frame (http://blog.unl.edu/dixon/).