The premiere of the three brand new restorations of Hammer classics: DRACULA PRINCE OF DARKNESS, THE REPTILE and THE PLAGUE OF ZOMBIES (as announced here) will happen at a special? Film 4 FrightFest Extra event this February.
The three films represent the first of several beautiful new restorations from the iconic Hammer catalogue in association with Hammer Films and will screen from new DCPs at Glasgow Film Theatre as a special pre-cursor to the annual Film 4 FrightFest Glasgow Horror Weekend.
These premieres look forward to the first fully restored Blu?ray releases of the titles. The first, DRACULA PRINCE OF DARKNESS, will be released on double play March 7 th . 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.
Screening dates / times as follows:
Fri 17 February 23:00 at Glasgow Film Theatre
THE PLAGUE OF THE ZOMBIES
Sat 18 February 23:15 at Glasgow Film Theatre
DRACULA PRINCE OF DARKNESS
Thu 23 February 23:15 at Glasgow?Film?Theatre
Tickets are available here: http://www.glasgowfilm.org/theatre/whats_on/season:cult_cinema
More Film 4 FrightFest info here: http://www.frightfest.co.uk/