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Asylum & The House That Dripped Blood on standard Blu-ray in January

4 December 2019

Following their highly acclaimed release on Limited Edition Blu-ray, Second Sight is delighted to announce classic Amicus horrors Asylum and The House That Dripped Blood are set to arrive as Standard Edition Blu-rays, complete with a slew of special features and new reversible sleeve artwork created by Graham Humphreys on 6 January 2020.

 

Asylum Blu-ray cover art

Iconic 1972 Amicus horror anthology Asylum from Psycho writer Robert Bloch and director Roy Ward Baker (A Night to Remember), follows Doctor Martin (Robert Powell – The Italian Job, The Thirty Nine Steps) as he arrives for a job interview at a secluded asylum for the incurably insane. He must prove himself by listening to the macabre tales of four inmates to determine which is the former head of the asylum who experienced a breakdown. We join him on the investigation of four hair-raising horrors...

Frozen Fear stars Barbara Parkins (Valley of the Dolls, Peyton Place); legend of horror Peter Cushing (Dracula, Star Wars) stars in The Weird Tailor; Charlotte Rampling (Never Let Me Go, Broadchurch) and Britt Ekland (The Man with the Golden Gun, The Wicker Man) star in Lucy Comes to Stay; and Herbert Lom (The Phantom of the Opera, Spartacus) and Patrick Magee (A Clockwork Orange, Chariots of Fire) feature in Mannikins of Horror. The stories build towards a “tightly constructed and well-conceived climax” (Oh The Horror) that will keep you guessing until the very end.

Experience the chilling and thrilling compendium of terror Asylum...but be careful not to lose your mind.

Special features:

  • Audio Commentary with director Roy Ward Baker and camera operator Neil Binney
  • Two’s a Company: 1972 on-set BBC report featuring interviews with producer Milton Subotsky, Director Roy Ward Baker, Actors Charlotte Rampling, James Villiers, Megs Jenkins, Art Director Tony Curtis and Production Manager Teresa Bolland
  • Screenwriter David J. Schow on writer Robert Bloch
  • Fiona Subotsky remembers Milton Subotsky
  • Inside The Fear Factory featurette with directors Roy Ward Baker, Freddie Francis and producer Max J. Rosenberg
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring new artwork by Graham Humphreys and original artwork
  • SDH English subtitles for the hard of hearing

 

The House That Dripped Blood Blu-ray cover art

Seminal Amicus horror The House that Dripped Blood, from Peter Duffell in his directorial debut and written by renowned screenwriter Robert Bloch, is a star-studded anthology.

Scotland Yard’s Inspector Holloway (John Bennett – Watership Down, The Fifth Element) investigates a mysterious mansion with a ghoulish history and a chilling fate for its occupants in these four tales of terror...

Method for Murder stars Denholm Elliott (Indiana Jones, A Room with a View); Peter Cushing and Joss Ackland (The Hunt for Red October, Lethal Weapon 2) feature in Waxworks; horror icon Christopher Lee (The Wicker Man, Lord of the Rings) appears in Sweets to the Sweet; The Clock stars Jon Pertwee (Doctor Who, Carry on Cleo) and Ingrid Pitt (The Vampire Lovers, Countess Dracula).

Terror awaits you in every room of The House That Dripped Blood...enter if you dare.

Special features:

  • Audio commentary with director Peter Duffell and Author Jonathan Rigby
  • Audio commentary with film historian and author Troy Howarth
  • Interview with second assistant director Mike Higgins
  • Rated Horror Film - vintage featurette featuring interviews with director Peter Duffell and actors Geoffrey Bayldon, Ingrid Pitt and Chloe Franks
  • Theatrical trailers
  • Amicus radio spots
  • Stills gallery
  • Reversible sleeve featuring new artwork by Graham Humphreys and original artwork
  • DH English subtitles for the hard of hearing