If you’re a HAMMER HORROR FAN, then this edition of the Gruesome Crossword is for you! While the UK Hammer production company had been producing films for decades, the broke into the horror market with a pair of technicolor classics to revive the genre in the late Fifties with THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN (1957) and DRACULA (U.S. title HORROR OF DRACULA, 1958). Throughout the 60s they would treat horror fans to a bevy of vampires, werewolves, mummies, and more.

Below is our first GRUESOME CROSSWORD, featuring some of the stars and names that help make these films the classics they are and as enjoyable as they are. Have fun!

Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.