Episode 17: The Hammer and the Cross

Episode 14 · September 29th, 2010 · 36 mins 48 secs

About this Episode

Hammer Horror is a beautiful thing -- everything movies should be, or almost everything.

There is also this delightful religious dimension, in which the High Priest of Karnak prays in the language of the Book of Common Prayer and Peter Cushing is 'fighting evil every bit as much' as a Church of England etymologist/bishop in "Hound of the Baskervilles".
Here is my little 'National Geographic Society lecture', on one of the nicest acres of filmdom and fandom. It was recorded at Constitution Hall in our Nation's Capital.