Next weekend sees a special reunion of the team involved in the Hammer Films feature Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter in London (29 March 2008). There are still a few tickets left, and anyone interested should contact organiser Don Fearney immediately. All money is due in by March 20th!
Made in 1974, the cast and crew of Hammer classic are reunited for this special one day event, which will take place at the Cine Lumiere in Queensberry Place, London SW7, on 29 March, from 10am til 6pm-ish.
The event will include cinema screenings of Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter, Vampire Circus, and the final cut of Don Fearney’s documentary on Hammer Vampires.
Captain Kronos himself, Horst Jansen, is guest of honour, making a rare UK appearance.
Other confirmed guests include writer/director Brian Clemens, and actors Caroline Munro, John Cater, Lois Daine, Paul Greenwood, William Hobbs, and Stafford Gordon.
• Tickets for the event cost £30. Details for purhcase will be announced shortly through unofficialhammerfilms.com. To reserve your ticket, send a cheque for £30, made payable to event organiser “Donald Fearney” and send to: Don Fearney, 25 High Hill Ferry, Bakers Hill, London, E5 9HG
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Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
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