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Preview: William Castle at Columbia Volume One (Bluray)

Renowned for his imaginative and eccentric marketing ploys, William Castle became synonymous with delivering lurid horror films backed-up by his trademark publicity gimmicks (‘Illusion-O’, ‘Percepto’, the ‘Punishment Poll’, ‘Fright Breaks’, etc.). WILLIAM CASTLE AT COLUMBIA, VOLUME ONE features four classic fright films from the outrageous showman’s illustrious career with Columbia Pictures and presented on Blu-ray for the very first time in the UK. Containing a wealth of new and archival extras – including Jeffrey Schwartz’s acclaimed feature-length documentary Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story, newly filmed introductions and appreciations, exclusive new audio commentaries, interviews with actor Pamela Lincoln and publicists Barry Lorie and Richard Kahn, archival featurettes, and much more – this stunning Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set is strictly limited to 6,000 copies.

INDICATOR LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY BOX SET SPECIAL FEATURES:

• High Definition remasters of all four films
• Original mono audio
• Two presentations of 13 Ghosts: the original ‘Illusion-O’ presentation and the alternative black-and-white version
The Tingler audio commentary by film historian Jonathan Rigby and Kevin Lyons, editor of The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film and Television
Homicidal audio commentary by author and film historian Lee Gambin
Mr Sardonicus audio commentary with Daughters of Darkness’ Samm Deighan and Kat Ellinger
Spine-Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007, 82 mins): Jeffrey Schwartz’s acclaimed documentary on Castle, featuring interviews with John Landis, Joe Dante, Roger Corman, Stuart Gordon, Leonard Maltin, Budd Boetticher, Bob Burns, David Del Valle, Fred Olen Ray and John Waters among others
Larger Than Life: The Making of ‘Spine-Tingler’ (2007)
Kim Newman on ‘The Tingler’ (2018): an appreciation by the critic and author of Nightmare Movies
Scream for Your Lives!: William Castle and ‘The Tingler’
I Survived ‘The Tingler’ (2007): an interview with actor Pamela Lincoln
Unleashing Percepto (2007): an interview with publicist Barry Lorie
Stephen Laws Introduces ‘13 Ghosts’ (2018): an appreciations by the acclaimed horror author
The Magic of ‘Illusion-O’: William Castle and ’13 Ghosts’
Psychette: William Castle and ‘Homicidal’
Stephen Laws Introduces ‘Homicidal’ (2018)
The Punishment Poll (2007): an interview with publicist Richard Kahn
Taking the Punishment Poll: William Castle and ‘Mr Sardonicus’
Ballyhoo!: Bob Thomas recalls the time he interviewed William Castle
• Original theatrical trailers
• Trailer commentaries with Sam Hamm, Stuart Gordon and Joe Dante
• Promotional and on-set photography, poster art and archive materials
• Limited Edition box set exclusive booklets with new essays by Kat Ellinger, Dan Whitehead, Rebecca Nicole Williams and Jo Botting, archival interview materials, contemporary reviews, and film credits
• UK premieres on Blu-ray
• Limited Edition box set of 6,000 numbered copies
• …AND MORE!
• All extras subject to change

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