Jack Asher

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First film as assistant cameraman


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Brides Of Dracula, The (1960) -- (Movie Clip) We Pray For Death Marianne (Yvonne Monlaur) the visiting French teacher, unaware of the vampire business, doing well not being shocked at how the Baroness (Martita Hunt) treats her maybe-mad son, whom she accidentally saw, whereupon he (David Peel) explains his perspective, in Hammer Films’ The Brides Of Dracula, 1960.
Brides Of Dracula, The (1960) -- (Movie Clip) Monarch Of All Vampires Opening with plenty-chilling narration, from Hammer Films’ and director Terence Fisher, French Marianne (Yvonne Monlaur) rides into Transylvania with a nervous driver (Michael Ripper) and a lurking spook (Michael Mulcaster), in the 1960 monster spinoff The Brides Of Dracula, starring Peter Cushing.
Brides Of Dracula, The (1960) -- (Movie Clip) There's Been A Death In The Village Thirty-minutes into the picture, after teacher Marianne (Yvonne Monlaur) has fled nasty doings at the castle in Transylvania, she’s saved by top-billed Peter Cushing, in his first scene, as Van Helsing, the innkeeper and wife (Norman PIerce, Vera Cook) with further news, in The Brides Of Dracula, 1960.
Brides Of Dracula, The (1960) -- (Movie Clip) The Master's Waiting For You Van Helsing (Peter Cushing), rightly suspecting that servant Greta (Freda Jackson) is with the vampires, catches her coaching the freshly dead “village girl” (Marie Devereux) on rising from the grave, the priest (un-credited actor!) assisting after she transforms, in Hammer Films’ The Brides Of Dracula, 1960.
Horror Of Dracula (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Opening Two simple shots, the opening from Hammer Films’ Horror Of Dracula, 1958, only the studio’s second color horror film and the international hit that led to the studio’s commitment to the genre, starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.
Horror Of Dracula (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Get Some Color Back Into Those Cheeks Without revealing that he’s a vampire hunter, Van Helsing (Peter Cushing, not seen here) has just told Arthur and Mina (Michael Gough, Melissa Stribling) of the death of Harker, fiancè to his sister Lucy (Carol Marsh), who has strangely taken ill, in Hammer Films’ Horror Of Dracula, 1958.
Horror Of Dracula (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Why All The Garlic Flowers? First appearance of Peter Cushing as Van Helsing, in tiny Klausenburg investigating the disappearance of Harker, whom we know died at the hands of Count Dracula, George Woodbridge and Barbara Archer at the inn, in Hammer Films’ Horror Of Dracula, 1958.
Horror Of Dracula (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Those Marks On Her Neck Mina (Melissa Stribling) has asked Van Helsing (Peter Cushing) for a second opinion on the condition of her sister-in-law Lucy (Carol Marsh), who is suddenly anemic, after her fiancè Jonathan, his colleague, disappeared hunting vampires, in Hammer Films’ Horror Of Dracula, 1958.
Horror Of Dracula (1958) -- (Movie Clip) Let Me Kiss You Arthur (Michael Gough), now apparently convinced by what Van Helsing (Peter Cushing) has told him about the death of his sister Lucy (Carol Marsh), visits her grave, the servant girl Tania (Janina Faye) wandering the woods, in Hammer Films’ Horror Of Dracula, 1958.
Horror Of Dracula (1958) -- (Movie Clip) I'm The New Librarian After readings from his diary that have not quite revealed his true purpose, Harker (John Van Eyssen) is greeted by a mysterious female (Valerie Gaunt), then his host, Christopher Lee (title character), in Hammer Films’ Horror Of Dracula, 1958, starring Peter Cushing.
Mummy, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) The Great Karnak This pre-dates Johnny Carson's bit by maybe ten years, after English couriers fumbled the Egyptian tomb into the bog, Mehemet (George Pastell), who's followed the heroes from Egypt, summons the title character (Christopher Lee) to undertake revenge, in Hammer Films' The Mummy, 1959.
Mummy, The (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Such An Aura Of Menace Months after his fellow-Egyptologist father went bonkers after entering the tomb of an ancient princess, Banning (Peter Cushing) and his uncle and colleague (Raymond Huntley) seal the entrance, the local spook (George Pastell) already plotting revenge, in Hammer Films’ The Mummy. 1959.


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