Thursday, September 15, 2016

HAMMER HORROR CLASSIC ON BLU-RAY FROM VIA VISION ENTERTAINMENT (AU)

Australia's Via Vision Entertainment have announced a pair of Hammer horror titles for release on Blu-ray October 5th 2016. We will see Terence Fisher's THE GORGON (1964) and Seth Holt's SCREAM OF FEAR (1961), both get the HD treatment. 

This marks the worldwide Blu-ray debut of Scream of Fear! 

THE GORGON (1964) 

Label: Via Vision
Duration: 83 Minutes 
Region Code:
Director: Terence Fisher 
Cast: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing,  Barbara Shelley, Patrick Troughton

A PROFESSOR INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF HIS SON ENTERS A FOREBODING BALKANS CASTLE

Synopsis: In a Balkan village, a professor investigates the suicide of his youngest son. No one is willing to help the professor, so he enters the ruins of a local castle where he encounters the legendary GORGON whose gaze turns men to stone. Before dying, the professor warns his eldest son who continues the investigation.


SCREAM OF FEAR (1961) 

Label: Via Vision Entertainment 

Duration: 81 Minutes
Director: Seth Holt 
Cast: Christopher Lee, Ronald Lewis, Ann Todd, Susan Strasberg 

WORLDWIDE BLU-RAY DEBUT!

Synopsis: Penny (Susan Strasberg, Picnic) is a wheelchair-bound girl set to visit her father in France for the first time in ten years. When she arrives, she learns that he is away on business. She is left with her stepmother, Jane (Ann Todd, The Paradine Case), and Dr. Gerrard (Christopher Lee, The Lord of the Rings series), a friend of Penny’s father who has come to visit. But when Penny continues to see her father’s corpse around the house, she enlists the help of the family chauffeur, Robert (Ronald Lewis, Mr. Sardonicus), to help solve the mystery.


No comments:

Post a Comment