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1. The first 'Hammer Horror' film to make viewers' blood run cold was 'The Quatermass Xperiment', released in 1955. Why did the promotional posters feature a large red X in the movie's name?
2. Even as the Quatermass sequels were being filmed, work began on an adaptation of Mary Shelley's famous novel 'Frankenstein'. Which of these was the first of the 'Frankenstein' films from Hammer Horror to make our blood run cold?
3. Hammer Films produced seven 'Frankenstein' films between 1957 and 1974. Six of them starred Peter Cushing (pictured here in another role) as Baron Victor von Frankenstein. In which one did he NOT help to make our blood run cold in horror?
4. While the 'Frankenstein' franchise was in production, Hammer Films started work on the first of nine films about another horror icon, 'Dracula'. Who played the title role in this 1958 film that featured lots of blood, both hot and cold?
5. The success of 'Dracula' led to the production of a number of sequels between 1960 and 1964. Which of these did NOT actually include Dracula as an on-screen character to make our blood run cold?
6. The third major series of Hammer films designed to make our blood run cold was based on several related Universal Pictures films. Which of these was NOT used as source material for the 1959 film 'The Mummy'?
7. In 1959, Hammer Films released a film to make our blood run cold, in which Peter Cushing portrayed Sherlock Holmes. Which of these was it?
8. Along with their Gothic horror films, Hammer produced a number of psychological films designed to make our blood run cold in the Hitchcock tradition. Which of these films starred Susan Strasberg as a paralysed woman investigating her father's disappearance?
9. Oliver Reed's first starring film role came as Leon Corledo, the title character of which of these blood-chilling Hammer films?
10. Herbert Lom starred in a 1962 Hammer Films release, one of many films and stage productions based on a novel by Gaston Leroux. He played a part previously played in a 1925 silent film by Lon Chaney Sr, shown in the picture, and later portrayed on the stage by Michael Crawford. What was the name of this film?
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