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Hazel Court - Horror Queen

An Autobiography

by Hazel Court

  • 164 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Tomahawk Press (GA) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Individual actors & performers,
  • Sculpture,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • England,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Actors & Actresses,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Women,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Biography,
  • Great Britain,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11618207M
    ISBN 100953192687
    ISBN 109780953192687

    Hazel Court Horror Queen BOOK REVIEW. David Saunderson May 2. The Raven REVIEW. Adam Scovell May 3. Spooky Isles is a website dedicated to horror & supernatural in the UK & Ireland, including ghost stories, horror films and haunted and mysterious places! Hazel Court's last film was the American International horror flick The Masque of the Red Death (; with Vincent Price and Jane Asher). With the birth of her daughter and the birth of her son, Court eventually gave up her acting career with her final television appearance on a episode of McMillan & ard, she supported Taylor's directing career and took up sculpting.

    Pert and pretty, Hazel Court was a versatile actress who for several years was the epitome of the deceptively demure, often spunky, but very English heroine in British films of the Forties. Her. One of the best-loved and most enduringly popular British films ever made, Zulu tells the epic story of the Battle of Rorke’s Drift of , in which barely soldiers of the British Army in South Africa fought for twelve hours to defend an isolated mission station against an .

      The BBFC (UK censors) also got the climax toned down quite a bit which is why it ends rather abruptly. On the Hazel Court topless scenes according to the BBFC correspondence (in Wayne Kinsey's book) there were more shots than the brief snippet Stephen Pickard saw in his print which may have been the original UK release print. Hazel Court horror queen: an autobiography by Hazel Court (Book) Most widely held works by Hazel Court The curse of Frankenstein by Terence Fisher (Visual Hazel Court actriz de cine británica (–) Hazel Court attrice inglese.


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Hazel Court - Horror Queen by Hazel Court Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hazel Court was a product of the Rank Charm School which was set up in the s to produce actors who might be of use to the Court graduated from bit parts to leading roles in many B pictures in the s and then on to become the Horror Queen in Cormans British films made in the UK in the many autobiogs this is /5(13).

Hazel Court was a product of the Rank Charm School which was set up in the s to produce actors who might be of use to the Court graduated from bit parts to leading roles in many B pictures in the s and then on to become the Horror Queen in Cormans British films made in the UK in the many autobiogs this is written in a very disarming and self /5(20).

International star Hazel Court has been described as the Ultimate Scream Queen, due to her work with both Hammer Films and Roger Corman. She is the only actress to have worked with all of horror films' leading men - Boris Karloff, Peter Cushing, Vincent Price and Christopher Lee/5(9).

Hazel Court - Horror Queen is now my coffee table book, and it has sparked several lively conversations in the two weeks that it has been there. It's a shame that Hazel died the same month in which her book came out.

She deserved some time to bask in it, I think/5. International star Hazel Court has been described as the Ultimate Scream Queen, due to her work with both Hammer Films and Roger Corman.

She is the only actress to have worked with all of horror films' leading men - Boris Karloff, Peter Cushing, Vincent Price and Christopher Lee/5(2).

Hazel Court, a British actress who began as a popular ingénue and became a cult figure as a “scream queen” in horror films on both sides of the Atlantic, died on Tuesday in Lake Tahoe, Calif. International star Hazel Court has been described as the 'Ultimate Scream Queen', due to her work with both Hammer Films and Roger Corman.

She is the only actress to have worked with all of horror films' leading men - Boris Karloff, Peter Cushing, Vincent Price and Christopher Lee. But Hazel Court was so much more than a Scream Queen!5/5(1).

Hazel Court was a product of the Rank Charm School which was set up in the s to produce actors who might be of use to the Court graduated from bit parts to leading roles in many B pictures in the s and then on to become the Horror Queen in Cormans British films made in the UK in the many autobiogs this is written in a very disarming and self deprecatory /5.

Horror fans may be a little disappointed, but Hazel's fans, and anyone with an interest in the film industry in the s should find the book stimulating. Its refreshing to read an account with such levels of enthusiasm and warmth, and with little of the exploitation and.

Hazel Court Horror Queen - An Autobiography. Hazel Court was one of a number of actresses wasted by post-war British cinema in bland, unrewarding roles. Unlike most of her contemporaries she had the chance to show what she could do, first in Hammer Horror and then in Roger Corman's B-movies. International star Hazel Court has been described as the Ultimate Scream Queen, due to her work with both Hammer Films and Roger Corman.

She is the only actress to have worked with all of horror films' leading men - Boris Karloff, Peter Cushing, Vincent Price and Christopher Lee. Hazel Court horror queen: an autobiography. [Hazel Court] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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International star Hazel Court has been described as the “Ultimate Scream Queen”, due to her work with both Hammer Films and Roger Corman. She is the only actress to have worked with all of horror films’ leading men – Boris Karloff, Peter Cushing, Vincent Price and Christopher Lee.

Hazel died only a week before the release of her autobiography, Hazel Court - Horror Queen, published by Tomahawk Press.

Hazel Court, actor, Author: Ronald Bergan. Hazel Court, British actress (born Feb. 10,Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire [now part of Birmingham], Eng.—died Apnear Lake Tahoe, Calif.), shrieked her way to an enduring fan base and the sobriquet “queen of scream” for her work in such Hammer studio cult horror films as The Curse of Frankenstein (), Premature Burial (), The Raven (), and The Masque of the.

The provisional title is "Patchwork: Diary of a Scream Queen." In the words of the press release: International star Hazel Court has starred in countless films, both in England and the United States. However, she is best known for her work in horror films, starting with Hammer in the 's and going on to work with Roger Corman in Hollywood.

HAZEL COURT: HORROR QUEEN by Hazel Court HEAVEN AND HELL TO PLAY WITH by Preston Neal Jones HORROR NOIRE by Robin R. Means Coleman I WAS A MONSTER MOVIE MAKER by Tom Weaver JAMES WHALE by James Curtis MANY SELVES: THE HORROR AND FANTASY FILMS OF PAUL WEGENER by Henry Nicolella and John T.

Soister PROJECTED FEARS. Court had finished an autobiography, "Hazel Court - Horror Queen", which will be published in Britain, said her daughter, Sally Walsh.

According to friend Ingrid Pitt, Court was Hammer Films' first major star. One of Court's biggest fans was writer Stephen King who mentions her in his various novels. Court had finished an autobiography, "Hazel Court - Horror Queen," which will be published in Britain, Walsh said.

The daughter of a professional cricket player, Court was born Feb. 10,in. Hazel Court. Born: Feb Birthplace: Birmingham, England Died: Apr Location of death: Lake Tahoe, CA Cause of death: Heart Failure Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered at sea) Gender: Female Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Straight Occupation: Actor.

Nationality: England Executive summary: Horror Queen. Husband: Dermot Born: April 18by: Tom Vallance, "Hazel Court: Forties Film Heroine Who Later Became a Cult Favourite As a Horror Movie 'Queen of Scream'" The Washington Post (US) April 18pg. B7, by: Associated Press, "Hazel Court, 82; Actress Co-Starred With Karloff".

NEW YORK - Hazel Court, a British actress who began as a popular ingenue and became a cult figure as a "scream queen" in horror films on both sides of the Atlantic, died Tuesday in Lake Tahoe, Calif. She was 82 and lived in Lake Tahoe. The cause was a heart attack, said her daughter Sally Walsh of Los Angeles.