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19 September 2011

Win a set of Icon/Hammer UK DVD releases!

UPDATE 27th September 2011:

1. Bernard
2. Leo McKern (Moriarty in The Adventure Of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother; Peter Hammond was in TV Sherlock Holmes, not movie)
3. Time (although this was something of a trick question, the key clue is in the film Captain Kronos, where the word/character-name definitively means "time", which is also the most common agreed literal meaning of the Ancient Greek word Χρόνος ["chronos", or "kronos" in the film]; sadly nothing to do with Cronus/Saturn the Titan).

In any event, the judges' decision is final!


Chris Litchfield
Martin Thomas
Jonathan Kondrotas
Stuart Yates
Bruce Doswell
Iain Cook
Terry Buttery
John Hadlow
Jason Thompson
Alex Lamprey



Win one of ten sets of Icon's recent Hammer DVD releases including a re-pressed Captain Kronos.

Simply answer the three questions below, and email your answers along with your full name and postal address to competitions@hammerfilms.com

Please type "Icon DVDs" on the subject line. If you answer all three questions correctly, you'll be entered into a draw to win one of ten sets of five DVDs: The Dick Barton Trilogy (Dick Barton Special Agent, Dick Barton Strikes Back, Dick Barton At Bay); The Quatermass Double Bill (The Quatermass Xperiment, Quatermass 2); X The Unknown; The Abominable Snowman; Captain Kronos Vampire Hunter)! UK residents only.

1. What is Professor Quatermass' first name?

2. Which lead actor links X The Unknown via a non-Hammer movie to the character of Sherlock Holmes?

3. What is the literal English translation of the Ancient Greek word "kronos"?

The competition closes at 23:59 BST on Monday, September 26th.

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, September 27th.

Good luck!

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