Tag Archives: Hammer Runners

Brian Reynolds, a Former Runner at Hammer Films, Joins FILM TALK

Let me introduce you to Brian Reynolds, who has joined our line-up of FILM TALK contributors. Brian spent a lifetime in the film business, starting out as a runner at Hammer Films in the late 1960s, before joining Technicolor. Continue reading

FILM TALK Episode #3: Modern Times (1936) Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard – Championed by Phil Campbell

This week’s FILM TALK features one of Charlie Chaplin’s greatest films, Modern Times, his iconic 1936 statement on the effects of the mass production on the world. The film sees his familiar tramp character struggling to survive in a modern industrial society and stars Paulette Goddard, alongside Charlie, who wrote, directed and produced the film. Continue reading

SOUNDBITES: Production Runners at Hammer Films in the 1970s

Brian Reynolds and Phil Campbell, authors of RUNNING SCARED, share a slice of film history, recounting working with Peter Cushing and many other stars at the iconic Hammer Films in the 1970s. For more info on Brian and Phil, visit PRODUCTION DIARY #3: Inside Story of Life as a Runner at Hammer Films in 1960s & 70s.