Today we mark the birthday of the late Michael Carreras who was born on December 21, 1927 in London, England. He was a producer and director at Hammer films. He served as Executive producer on many of Peter Cushing's films at Hammer including, DRACULA / Horror of Dracula(1958), The Abominable Snowman (1957) THE REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1958) THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (1959) and THE MUMMY(1959) As well as serving director duties on some of Hammer lesser known titles like, THE LOST CONTINENT (1968) and THE CURSE OF THE MUMMY'S TOMB (1964).... despite leaving the company at one point, he was back and still hanging in there with Cushing in 1972, with DRACULA AD 1972, after taking over the company from his father, Sir James Carreras Michael Carreras left us on April 19, 1994 in London.
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High Jinks in Post DRACULA Publicity : HERE
Monster and Balloons at our SISTER WEBSITE theblackboxclub.com HERE
THE CURSE OF THE MUMMY'S TOMB REVIEW AND RARE STILLS
GALLERY AT OUR SISTER WEBSITE : HERE
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