STUDIOCANAL are undertaking a joint restoration project with HAMMER FILMS to restore and release on DVD and as blu-ray premiers, some of their most iconic horror titles.
Starting March 5th with one of Hammer’s most iconic characters, we will be releasing on double-play DRACULA PRINCE OF DARKNESS, starring Christopher Lee and Barbara Shelley. Along with the fully restored film, there will be a comprehensive extras package produced in association with Hammer expert and author Marcus Hearn.
Further titles to be released in this restoration programme will include THE REPTILE and THE PLAGUE OF ZOMBIES, both arriving to blu-ray for the first time on May 7th, with more to follow later this year.
Dracula Prince Of Darkness Blu Ray Features
- Commentary featuring Christopher Lee. Suzan Farmer, Francis Matthews and Barbara Shelley
- Super 8mm behind the scenes footage
- World of Hammer episode ?Hammer Stars: Christopher Lee?
- Brand new documentary: ?Back To Black?
- Restoration comparison
- Restored original trailer
More Hammer Horror Blu Ray Titles Announced for 2012
Over the course of 2012 the project will see subsequent restored HD releases of THE REPTILE and THE PLAGUE OF ZOMBIES in May, and THE DEVIL RIDES OUT, RASPUTIN THE MAD MONK and THE MUMMY?S SHROUD later in the year in a continuation of STUDIOCANAL?s commitment to investing and restoring the best of British Cinema. All releases will include exclusive brand new extras.