COMING THIS DECEMBER FROM SEVERIN FILMS: Jess Franco’s COUNT DRACULA Blu-ray Specs….
On the same day and date Severin’s sister label Intervision Picture Corp will release the brand new feature length documentary THE TRAIL OF DRACULA – an in-depth look at the lord of the vampires’ origins, the creation of Bram Stoker?s novel, and his journey through popular entertainment of the 20th century. The DVD will also include audio interviews with several actors who have played the Count including Christopher Lee and Udo Kier and over 90 minutes of Dracula movie trailers.
These are the advance specs for Severin’s upcoming HD release of Jess Franco’s EL CONDE DRACULA. It looks like this will be released sometime in December. Another fully loaded package, including the welcome inclusion of Pere Portabella’s experimental documentary, CUADECUC, VAMPIR (1970)…
Uncut Feature in HD (Includes Controversial Previously Deleted Baby Scene) at Franco’s Approved Aspect Ratio 1.33:1
CUADECUC, VAMPIR (1970): Experimental ‘Making Of’ Feature By Pere Portabella
Audio Commentary with horror historian David Del Valle and Actress Maria Rohm
Beloved Count Interview with Director Jess Franco
An Interview With Actor Jack Taylor
‘Handsome Harker’ Interview With Actor Fred Williams
Christopher Lee Reads Dracula
’Stake Holders’ An Appreciation By Filmmaker Christophe Gans
My own first viewing of this title was via the NTA VIDEO (see above image gallery), so finally seeing it in HD promises to be a revelation.