Looking for Horrors in Your Attic…Call for information about the whereabouts of footage lost from Hammer classics

Posted: 23 February, 2012 in UK News
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Gloss Glossy Frankenstein Poster 01 JpgHammer Films writes:

Here’s a list of lost scenes that we’d love to restore if we are able to source materials. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of such, please email us [See article for email address].

The Reptile

  • An extended knife in neck/snake bite scene (this is thought to exist, but no known evidence).

The Curse of Frankenstein

  • The eyeball scene (this footage definitely exists somewhere).
  • The head in acid bath scene (this scene may not have been filmed, though stills exist).

The Mummy

  • The under-dressed maidens in the flashback procession (this scene may not have been filmed, though stills exist).
  • The tongue-cutting and/or the tongue wriggling (these are thought to exist, but no known evidence).

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

  • An extended glass-in-throat (apparently exists on a Dutch laser disc).
  • An extended body falling into grave (apparently exists on a Dutch laser disc).

Rasputin the Mad Monk

  • An extended fight scene (definitely filmed, but no known surviving materials).

Viking Queen

  • An extended more explicit version (some evidence, but nothing definite).
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