Amicus Collection Blu-ray Set Coming from Severin Films

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Amicus Collection Blu-ray Set Coming From Severin Films

Amicus Collection Blu-ray set coming from Severin Films

Just in time to offer horror fans hope of a spooky future beyond the Halloween season, Severin Films has announced the December 5 release of The Amicus Collection Blu-ray, a terrorizing triple feature of ghastly tales from the twisted side of the Thames, newly remastered and packed to the brim with special features.

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Known as ‘The Studio That Dripped Blood’, the British film company Amicus Productions – founded by American writer/producers Max J. Rosenberg and Milton Subotsky – built a legacy of horror anthologies and twisted thrillers that remains among the very best genre movies of the ‘70s. In this trio of Amicus classics – featuring stars that include Peter Cushing, Herbert Lom, Britt Ekland, Patrick Magee, Stephanie Beacham, Calvin Lockhart, Michael Gambon and Charlotte Rampling – you’ll discover the studio’s legendary portmanteau Asylum, their insane gothic shocker And Now the Screaming Starts, and – exclusive to this set – the infamous werewolf whodunit The Beast Must Die, as well as a Bonus Disc of Amicus trailers, TV commercials, rare interviews and more.

The Amicus Collection is a limited, numbered edition release of only 3500 units. To celebrate the momentous reintroduction of these classics, a special Amicus Bundle will be available from the Severin webstore, which includes a set of four Amicus enamel pins (designed by Pseudo Ludo), a T-Shirt and framed picture featuring brand new Amicus artwork, and “Amicus: The Friendly Face of Fear” book. All items other than The Beast Must Die and The Vault of Amicus sold individually as well.

ASYLUM Special Features:
Two’s A Company: 1972 On-set report from BBC 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
David J. Schow on Robert Bloch – Featurette
Fiona Subotsky Remembers Milton Subotsky – Featurette
Inside The Fear Factory Featurette with Directors Roy Ward Baker, Freddie Francis and Producer Max J. Rosenberg
Audio Commentary with Director Roy Ward Baker and Camera Operator Neil Binney
Theatrical Trailer

AND NOW THE SCREAMING STARTS Special Features
The Haunting Of Oakley Court – Featurette with Allan Bryce, Author of “Amicus: The Friendly Face Of Fear”, and David Flint, Author of “Ten Years Of Terror”, visit the classic horror film location
Audio Commentary with Director Roy Ward Baker and Actress Stephanie Beacham
Audio Commentary with Star Ian Ogilvy
Archive Audio Interview with Actor Peter Cushing By Denis Meikle
Horror Journalist Denis Meikle Recalls And Now The Screaming Starts – Featurette
Theatrical Trailer
Radio Spot

THE BEAST MUST DIE Special Features
And Then There Were Werewolves – Audio Essay By Horror Historian Troy Howarth
Audio Commentary with Director Paul Annett
Directing the Beast:
Theatrical Trailer

THE VAULT OF AMICUS Special Features
Over An Hour of Amicus Trailers
Audio Commentary With British Horror Film Writers Kim Newman & David Flint
Phil Nutman Audio Interview with Milton Subotsky – Audio Interview With Accompanying Stills / Posters
Jonathan Sothcott Audio Interview with Max Rosenberg – Audio Interview With Accompanying Stills / Posters
Bonus Amicus TV spots