The 1971 horror “Lust for a Vampire“ from Hammer Films is coming to Blu-ray Disc on July 30th via Scream Factory. The film, directed by Jimmy Sangster, featured a cast that included Ralph Bates, Barbara Jefford, Suzanna Leigh, Michael Johnson, and Yutte Stensgaard. Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been announced but stay tuned for an update later. The film on Blu-ray is now available to pre-order directly over at ShoutFactory.com‘s store. No pre-order listing is yet up over at Amazon but stay tuned for an update on that.
The 1966 horror “The Reptile“ from Hammer Films is coming to Blu-ray Disc on July 30th via Scream Factory. This film, directed by John Gilling, featured a cast of Noel Willman, Jennifer Daniel, Ray Barrett, Jacqueline Pearce, Michael Ripper, John Laurie, and Marne Maitland. Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not at all yet been detailed, as Scream Factory will be announcing all of that at a later point. You can already pre-order the Blu-ray now directly via ShoutFactory.com‘s store. There’s no pre-order listing up yet over at Amazon but stay tuned for an update on that.
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The 1974 Hammer Films kung fu horror “The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires“ starring Peter Cushing is coming to Blu-ray Disc on April 9th, via Scream Factory. The film, directed by Roy Ward Baker, featured a supporting cast of David Chiang, Julie Ege, Szu Shih, and John Forbes-Robertson. Tech specs for the release have not yet been fully detailed but it is known that it will come with 1080p video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio which comes from a new 2K scan of the original film elements. The audio configuration has not yet been detailed, but you can for sure expect it to be lossless (likely in DTS-HD Master Audio). The Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. Details about the release and bonus materials are listed below.
- NEW 2K scan of the original film elements
- NEW Audio Commentary with author/film historian Bruce G. Hallenbeck
- NEW When Hammer Met Shaw – an interview with actor David Chiang
- NEW Kung Fear – an interview with Hong Kong Film Expert Rick Baker
- Alternate U.S. Theatrical version – The 7 Brothers Meet Dracula (in HD with some standard definition inserts)
- Theatrical Trailers
- TV Spot
- Still Gallery
Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding this upcoming release.