The Women of Hammer Horror

A Biographical Dictionary and Filmography

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About the Book

The Hammer studio is best known for its horror film output from the mid-1950s through the 1970s. This book provides facts about the hundreds of actresses who appeared in those films, including ones released in the twenty-first century by a resurgent Hammer. Each woman’s entry includes her Hammer filmography, a brief biography if available, and other film credits in the horror genre. The book is illustrated with more than 60 film stills and posters.

About the Author(s)

The late Robert Michael “Bobb” Cotter was a graphic designer. In addition to having written several books about comics and film, he wrote a monthly column for Creepy Classics. He lived in Pittsburgh.

Bibliographic Details

Robert Michael “Bobb” Cotter

Foreword by Veronica Carlson

Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 248
Bibliographic Info: 62 photos, filmography, appendix, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2021 [2013]
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8513-7
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0201-1
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Foreword by Veronica Carlson  1
Introduction  3
The Actresses  7
Hammer Film Credits  201
Bibliography  235
Index  237

Book Reviews & Awards

• “If you want to know the who and why of the actresses who appeared in hammer films, here you go!”—Little Shoppe of Horrors

• “A great achievement…one of the best…beautifully bound and laid out, a thing of joy forever…if you only buy one book on Hammer Horror, make it this one, it’s that good!”—

• “Fascinating…Cotter should be commended for his extensive, helpful book on this significant subject in the classic horror genre”—