The Flesh and the Fiends (Widescreen) (Includes Original U.K. Cut & European Continental Version)

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 33 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1959
  • Label: Image Entertainment
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Includes both the British and Continental versions of the film
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers: Domestic Theatrical Trailer
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Filmographies: Cast & Crew
    • Stills/Photos: Gallery
    • Liner Notes: Jonathan Sothcott - Genre Writer
    • Poster

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Description by OLDIES.com:

The Flesh and the Fiends is set in Edinburgh, 1827. Two Irish immigrants hit upon the idea of selling the bodies of the recently deceased to eminent surgeon Dr. Robert Knox. Dr. Knox, knowing that experimental vivisection is the only way for medicine to make progress, forms an uneasy alliance with the self-styled body snatchers. But when their supply of corpses runs out, they decide to murder for their inventory. Knox, who has turned a blind eye, is forced to defend himself with all of his skill and intelligence as everyone closes in, condemning his controversial actions.

Product Description:

Based on the actual story of Burke and Hare, THE FLESH AND THE FIENDS is a brutal film in which Edinburgh's Dr. Robert Knox (Peter Cushing), a slightly mad scientist, is in constant need of dead bodies for vivisection to further his studies. Donald Pleasence plays a graverobber who provides the corpses for Knox's experiments, first through the traditional, shady means of theft, but ultimately resorting to murder to meet his demands.

Plot Keywords:

Doctors | Mad Doctor | Murder | Theatrical Release

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 14,138
  • UPC: 014381981124
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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