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27 March 2001

Meet Val Guest

Meet Val Guest

So You Want To Be In Pictures

, the autobiography of acclaimed Hammer director Val Guest, is published on 26 April.

To mark the event, the Barbican in London is hosting a special screening of Guest's BAFTA-winning 1960 classic

The Day the Earth Caught Fire. Guest will then be interviewed on stage about his 60 years in the film business, which included such diverse Hammer productions as The Quatermass Xperiment, The Camp on Blood Island and When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth


Following the screening and the interview, Val will autograph copies of the book in the cinema foyer.

Date: Thursday 26 April, 7.30 pm.
Venue: Barbican Screen, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS.

For more information please call the box office on 020 7638 8891.

At 11.00am on Saturday 28 April, Val Guest will be signing copies of his book at The Cinema Store, Unit 4C Orion House, Upper St Martin's Lane, London, WC2H 9NY. For further details either call 020 7379 7895 or e-mail



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