Synapse Films continues to bring the legendary genre output of Hammer Films stateside with a definitive release of the illustrious studio’s TV series titled, HAMMER HOUSE OF HORROR! This complete DVD release features all 13 episodes, completely uncut and features newly produced bonus features. Read on for the complete press release below and long live Hammer!
Each generation creates tales of horror… stories that seep through the very heart of our collective fears. The legendary Hammer Studios is widely recognized as the high watermark of the gothic macabre, creating some of the most chilling and recognizable horror films of all time. Synapse Films is proud to present this essential collection of all 13 tales of terror from the legendary British film studio into The Complete Hammer House of Horror collector’s set!
In 1980 Hammer took over the old Hampden Manor House in the heartland of England and produced a series of thirteen horror stories to air on British television. With a host of Hammer regulars, including Peter Cushing (Twins of Evil, Star Wars) and Denholm Elliott (Raiders of the Lost Ark), classic thespians including Brian Cox (The Ring), Patricia Quinn (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), Georgina Hale (The Devils), Diana Dors (Theatre of Blood) and Dark Shadows stalwart Kathryn Leigh Scott, along with early appearances by actors like Pierce Brosnan (GoldenEye), each episode provides a completely new and individual tale of terror and suspense.
Bonus Features include:
- Episode Introductions – Film Historian Shane M. Dallmann
- Featurette – “Grave Recollection: A Visit with Kathryn Leigh Scott”
- Featurette – “Hammer Housekeeping A Visit with Mia Nadasi”
- Animated Still Gallery