- Number of Discs: 5
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 11 hours, 42 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 11, 2012
- Originally Released: 1980
- Label: Synapse Films
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Episode introductions with film historian Shane M. Dallmann
- Grave recollections: a visit with Kathryn Leigh Scott - featurette
- Hammer housekeeping: a visit with Mia Nadasi - featurette
- Animated still gallery
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Entertainment Weekly - 09/14/2001
"...The suspense is aided by creepy settings and scabrously funny dialogue, which the actors deliver with glee..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Each generation creates tales of horror, stories that seep through the very heart of our collective fears. The legendary Hammer Studios is recognized as the high watermark of the gothic macabre, creating some of the most chilling and recognizable horror films of all time. This 5-disc DVD Collector's edition presents each episode from Hammer's memorable TV series of 1980. Episodes include Witching Time, Thirteenth Reunion, Rude Awakening, Growing Pains, The House that Bled to Death, Charlie Boy, Silent Scream, Children of the Full Moon, Carpathian Eagle, Guardian of the Abyss, Visitor from the Grave, Two Faces of Evil and Mark of Satan. Features include episode introductions with film historian Shane M. Dallmann, and featurettes GRAVE RECOLLECTIONS: A VISIT WITH KATHRYN LEIGH SCOTT and HAMMER HOUSEKEEPING: A VISIT WITH MIA NADASI.
England's Hammer Studios are revered by legions of horror fans as one of the most important movie studios in the history of the film genre. Generally recognized as spinning out some of the best examples of the so-called "gothic macabre," Hammer's film catalog includes timeless classics like CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN and CURSE OF THE WEREWOLF. In 1980, the studio ventured into the world of television, making 13 bone chilling episodes of a series that quickly became a cult hit. This special collection features all 13 of these episodes, uncut and digitally remastered.
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