Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing and Horror Cinema

A Filmography of Their 22 Collaborations

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About the Book

From their first pairing in Hamlet (1948) to their roles in House of the Long Shadows (1983), Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing have enjoyed the most successful collaboration in horror film history. Each of their 22 film outings together is examined in detail, including plot synopses and critical commentary (and of course release date, running time, studio, production information and full cast and credits are provided). The original research is supported by interviews with both Lee and Cushing, along with fellow performers and production personnel, such as Hazel Court, Robert Bloch, and Patrick Macnee.

About the Author(s)

The late Mark A. Miller (1956–2014) wrote for many periodicals, including Filmfax and Shivers. He taught English in Gahanna, Ohio.

Bibliographic Details

Mark A. Miller
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 447
Bibliographic Info: 90 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2010 [1994]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4698-8
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0981-2
Imprint: McFarland

Book Reviews & Awards

  • “A model of research and presentation…not just an excellent film book—it’s an excellent book, period”—Filmfax
  • “Marvelous”—Video Watchdog
  • “All 22 of Lee/Cushing’s collaborative films are examined, dissected, and most importantly, fairly critiqued”—bare•bones