Hammer Horror's Dracula (1958)

Hammer Horror's Dracula


Director: Terence Fisher
Certificate: BBFC 12A
Format: 35mm
Language: English

To start our Classic British Horror Season in style, we will screen the quintessentially British 'Dracula'!Brought to you by Hammer House of Horror in the 1950s, starring Christopher Lee as the blood sucker and Peter Cushing as possibly the best cinema Van Helsing!Don't dare see it…alone!

You know the story… Jonathan Harker takes employment with Count Dracula, tries to destroy him and fails.  The Count soon preys on Harker's fiancee and friends.  Only Dr van Helsing holds the key and the gall to their salvation.  Christopher Lee is a horrifying Count, Peter Cushing is an intense and amazing van Helsing, Dracula is a fantastic piece of British cinematic history.

See the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDTxHg7wyP0

Fully restored and uncut from the BFI, this film deserves to be seen on the big screen!

Plus special guest: Cultural historian extraordinaire, Gail-Nina Anderson, will introduce and lead a discussion after the film.



Hammer Horror is the legendary British film production company, best known for it's Gothic-Horrors.  It launched in 1934, had its heyday from the mid-1950s to 1970s, and recently released a myspace serial ('Beyond the Rave').  During its most successful years, Hammer dominated the horror film market with its lavish, star studded, low budget productions.  

Visit the Hammer Horror website: http://www.hammerfilms.com

Films in the Classic British Horror season:

Sunday 11 October 2009

Film: Hammer Horror's Dracula (1958)

7:30 p.m.

Sunday 18 October 2009

Film: Peeping Tom (1960)

7:30 p.m.

Sunday 25 October 2009

Film: Tales From The Crypt (1972)

7:30 p.m.

Saturday 31 October 2009

Film: Hallowe'en Double Bill Party

8:00 p.m.