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21 December 1927|
London, England, UK
19 April 1994 (aged 66)|
|Occupation||Film producer, film director, screenwriter|
Michael Carreras (21 December 1927, in London – 19 April 1994, in London) was a British film producer and director. 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 (1957), Dracula (1958) and 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 (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 died partway through filming.
- The Dark Light (1951)
- Never Look Back (1952)
- The Camp on Blood Island (1958)
- Yesterday's Enemy (1959)
- Hell is a City (1960)
- One Million Years BC (1966)
- Michael Carreras on IMDb
- Michael Carreras biography and filmography at the British Film Institute's Screenonline
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