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By James Whittington, Thursday 24th November 2011
You may have read about Horror Channel's Hammer Glamour season this December, but that’s not the only Hammer treat we have lined up for you.
We also have a pair of devilish titles to chill your blood near the festive period that star legendary actor Christopher Lee and are based on top selling titles from acclaimed author Dennis Wheatly. All films start at 10.55pm.
December 16th – The Devil Rides Out
Directed by Terence Fisher, The Devil Rides Out (or The Devil's Bride as it was known in America) stars Christopher Lee, Charles Gray, and Nike Arrighi. A true Hammer classic it concerns two men who discover their recently deceased friend's son is involved in the occult and must battle the evil forces of darkness to save him.
December 17th – To The Devil A Daughter
One of Hammer’s final horror movies To The Devil A Daughter is a contemporary shocker (it was released in 1976) that contains much of the classic Hammer elements whilst updating its cinematic style. A former priest sets up a satanic cult and plans to hand a girl's soul to the Devil. However, the girl's father and an occult novelist try to stop the sacrifice. The cast, which boasts Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Honor Blackman and Nastassja Kinski give incredibly honest performances making it one of the best and strongest Hammer movies of the 70s.
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