Two classic Amicus horrors return to Blu-ray!

❉ ‘Asylum’ and ‘The House That Dripped Blood’ back on Blu-ray next month from Second Sight Films.

Following their highly acclaimed release on Limited Edition Blu-ray, Second Sight have announced 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’ (1972)

‘Deliciously far-fetched…fun to watch…demented camera angles…fast pacing…far more unsettling than you might imagine’ – BBC Online

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 (The Horror of Dracula, Star Wars) stars in The Weird Tailor, Charlotte Rampling (Never Let Me Go, Broadchurch) and Britt Ekland (The Man with the Golden Gun, 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

❉ Asylum Standard Edition Blu-ray (2NDBR4116) released on 6 January 2019. Running Time: 88 mins Region: B Cert: 15. RRP £15.99. Click here to pre-order directly from Second Sight Films.

‘The House That Dripped Blood’ (1971)

‘One of the best Amicus anthology movies, this is an enjoyable affair full of affectionate horror homage.’ – Empire

Seminal Amicus horror The House that Dripped Blood, from Peter Duffell in his directorial debut and written by renowned screenwriter Robert Bloch (Psycho), 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 (The Horror of Dracula, Star Wars) 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 Cloak 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
❉ ‘A 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
❉ SDH English subtitles for the hard of hearing 

❉ The House That Dripped Blood Standard Edition Blu-ray (2NDBR4117) released on 6 January 2019. Running Time: 102 mins Region: B Cert: 12. RRP £15.99. Click here to pre-order directly from Second Sight Films.


❉ ‘Asylum’ and ‘The House That Dripped Blood’ released on Standard Edition Blu-ray from Second Sight, 6 January 2020. Check out Second Sight Films’ new website for new release info and for consumers to buy direct at www.secondsightfilms.co.uk . More from Second Sight Films here: Twitter: @SecondSightFilm | Instagram: secondsightfilmsofficial | Facebook: SecondSightFilms

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