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Michael Carreras (21 December 1927, in London
London
– 19 April 1994, in London) was a British film producer and director.[1] He was known for his association with Hammer Studios, being the son of founder James Carreras, and taking an executive role in the company during its most successful years. As producer, he worked on The Curse of Frankenstein
The Curse of Frankenstein
(1957), Dracula (1958) and The Curse of the Werewolf
The Curse of the Werewolf
(1960) and She (1965) among over sixty other films. He also wrote a smaller number of screenplays. He later turned his hand to directing, with The Savage Guns / Tierra brutal (1961), Maniac (1963), The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb
The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb
(1964), Slave Girls (1967), The Lost Continent (1968) and Shatter (1975) among others. In 1971, he took over directing Blood from the Mummy's Tomb after director Seth Holt
Seth Holt
died partway through filming. Selected filmography[edit] Producer

The Dark Light (1951) Never Look Back (1952)

References[edit]

^ "Movie Review - - Screen: 'The Lost Continent' Surfaces:Hildegard Knef Is Star in Crisis-Filled Film Sea Adventure Opens at Local Theaters - NYTimes.com". www.nytimes.com. 

External links[edit]

Michael Carreras on IMDb Michael Carreras biography and filmography at the British Film Institute's Screenonline

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 61747570 LCCN: nr98020710 ISNI: 0000 0000 5471 9396 SUDOC: 085497681 BNF: cb14040114h (data) BNE: XX1623118 SNAC: w68t94z6

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