Hammer Film “The Plague of the Zombies” arrives on Blu-ray in January

the_plague_of_the_zombies_blurayThe 1966 Hammer Films production The Plague of the Zombies directed by John Gilling is coming to Blu-ray Disc on January 15th, 2019 via Scream Factory. The film starred André MorellDiane ClareBrook Williams, Alexander Davion, Jacqueline Pearce, and John Carson. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p HD video in the 1.66:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio Mono restored sound. The Blu-ray is now available to pre-order over at Amazon and directly over at the Shout! Factory store. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • NEW Audio Commentary with filmmaker Constantine Nasr and author/film historian Steve Haberman
  • NEW Audio Commentary with author/film historian Troy Howarth
  • NEW Restored Audio
  • World of Hammer – Mummies, Werewolves & The Living Dead
  • Raising the Dead: The Making of The Plague of the Zombies
  • Restoration Comparison
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • Still Gallery

Further below, after the break, you can find the full official announcement regarding this upcoming Blu-ray release.

 

 

PRESS RELEASE:

 

SCREAM FACTORY™ PRESENTS

 

A Hammer Film Production and Directed by John Gilling

THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES

DEBUTS ON BLU-RAY™ JANUARY 15, 2019

FROM SCREAM FACTORY™

 

In a remote 19th-century Cornish village, an evil presence lurks within the darkness of the witching hour. A mysterious plague relentlessly consumes lives at an unstoppable rate. Unable to find the cause, Dr. Peter Tompson enlists the help of his mentor, Sir James Forbes. Desperate to find an antidote, they instead find inexplicable horror: empty coffins with the diseased corpses missing! Following a series of strange and frightening clues, they discover a deserted mine where they discover a world of black magic and a doomed legion of flesh-eating slaves … the walking dead! On January 15, 2019, SCREAM FACTORY™ is proud to present horror cult classic THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES, starring André Morell (Ben-Hur), Diane Clark (The Haunting), and John Carson (Doomsday) on Blu-ray™. Directed by John Gilling (The Saint), this film also stars Alex Davion (Valley of the Dolls), Jacqueline Pearce (Doctor Who), and Brook Williams (Where Eagles Dare).  Available for the first time on Blu-ray, this definition Blu-ray release contains insightful bonus content. A must-have for movie collectors, pre-order for THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES Blu-ray is available now at ShoutFactory.com

THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES Blu-ray

Special Features:

  • NEW Audio Commentary with filmmaker Constantine Nasr and author/film historian Steve Haberman
  • NEW Audio Commentary with author/film historian Troy Howarth
  • NEW Restored Audio
  • World of Hammer – Mummies, Werewolves & The Living Dead
  • Raising the Dead: The Making of The Plague of the Zombies
  • Restoration Comparison
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • Still Gallery
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A HAMMER FILM Production “THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES”

Starring ANDRÉ MORELL DIANE CLARE JOHN CARSON

Also Starring ALEX DAVION JACQUELINE PEARCE BROOK WILLIAMS

Screenplay by PETER BRYAN Produced by ANTHONY NELSON KEYS

Directed by JOHN GILLING

1080p High-Definition Widescreen (1.66:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Mono/English Subtitles/1966/Approximate Feature Running Time: +/- 91 Minutes

Shout! Factory will continue to present the on-going SCREAM FACTORY™ home entertainment series in 2019 with specific release dates, extras and key art. Meanwhile, fans are encouraged to visit the Scream Factory main website (www.screamfactorydvd.com), follow them on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ScreamFactoryDVD) and Twitter (www.Twitter.com/@Scream_Factory) or to view exclusive video content on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/ScreamFactoryTV/Home)

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