British Horror Classics THE DARK EYES OF LONDON & THE MONSTER – Blu-ray World Premiere & DVD 11 October (Network)

Network presents The Dark Eyes of London and The Monster on UK Blu-ray and DVD 11 October
 
TWO BRITISH HORROR CLASSICS RESURRECTED IN HIGH DEFINITION
 
 
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For Halloween 2021, Network is proud to present two British horror classics resurrected in high-definition for the first time ever: Edgar Wallace adaptation The Dark Eyes of London (1939) starring terror icon Bela Lugosi, and exploitation shocker The Monster (1975) directed by Hammer stalwart Peter Sasdy and starring Joan Collins and Donald Pleasence.
 
THE DARK EYES OF LONDON (1939)
The early British horror masterpiece and a worthy successor to his work on the Universal Monsters movies, screen icon Bela Lugosi takes centre stage as a demented scientist on a killing spree in The Dark Eyes of London, the first British film to receive the ‘H’ censor rating for being ‘Horrific for Public Exhibition’. Adapted from a novel by Edgar Wallace, this landmark British film is featured here as a brand-new high definition remaster from original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio.
 
Special Features
– Brand-new audio commentary with Kim Newman and Stephen Jones
– Kim Newman and Stephen Jones discuss Lugosi’s work in the UK at the Edgar Wallace pub in London
– US titles
– US trailer
– Image gallery
– Limited edition booklet written by Adrian Smith
– Limited edition O-card (Blu-ray exclusive)
– Limited edition poster postcards (Blu-ray exclusive)
 
Tech Specs 
– 1080p HD
– Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
– Running time: 76 mins
– HOH subtitles
Certificate: PG
Region code: B
BD Cat: 7958360, DVD Cat: 7956167
RRP: BD: £17.99, DVD: £12.99
Original Release: 1939
 
THE MONSTER aka I DON’T WANT TO BE BORN (1975)
Joan Collins gives an unforgettable performance as a stripper cursed by a sinister dwarf to give birth to a demonic child in this classic 1970s exploitation horror directed by Hammer/Amicus veteran Peter Sasdy (Director, Countess Dracula, Taste the Blood of Dracula). Co-starring Eileen Atkins, Ralph Bates, Donald Pleasence and Caroline Munro, The Monster (aka I Don’t Want to be Born) is featured here as a brand-new high definition remaster from original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio.
 
Special Features
– Brand-new audio commentary from the cult Second Features podcast team
– Theatrical trailer
– Alternative I Don’t Want to be Born titles
– Image gallery
– Limited edition booklet written by Adrian Smith
 
Tech Specs 
– 1080p HD
– Aspect ratio: 1.66:1
– Running time: 94 mins
– HOH subtitles
– Certificate: 15
– Region code: B
– BD Cat: 7958387, DVD cat: 7956201
– RRP: BD, £17.99, DVD: £12.99
– Original Release: 1975
 
 
The Dark Eyes of London and The Monster are available on UK Blu-ray and DVD 11 October from Network

JimJam

Founder/Co Owner of TN Horror News Co Host of The Horror Basement Podcast

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