Rasputin: The Mad Monk and The Mummy's Shroud Detailed
Posted August 21, 2012 07:04 PM by Webmaster
Studio Canal have detailed their upcoming Double Play editions of Don Sharp's Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966), starring Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley and Richard Pasco, and John Gilling's The Mummy's Shroud (1967), starring André Morell, John Phillips and David Buck. Both will be available for purchase on October 22.
Rasputin: The Mad Monk
In pre-revolution St Petersburg, Russia, sinister monk Grigori Rasputin proves that he has the unearthly power to ease the deranged and heal the sick, but at what price? Aided by his hypnotic powers Rasputin begins his ruthless and depraved pursuit of power and wealth, determined to give God sins worth forgiving. He must be stopped, but how do you rid the world of a man who defies death?
Two brand new documentaries: 'Tall Stories: The Making of Rasputin the Mad Monk' and 'Brought to Book: Hammer Novelisations'
World of Hammer Episode 'Costumers'
Commentary featuring Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Francis Matthews & Suzan Farmer
The Mummy's Shroud
The time is 1920; the place is Mezzera, Egypt, an exotic land of mystery and ancient magic. A routine expedition is about to turn into a violent, murderous rampage that few will survive. Renowned scientist Sir Basil Walden and a team of expert archaeologists are on a journey to find the lost tomb of pharaoh Kah-to-Bey. Having ignored warnings of a deathly curse, the expedition unearths the pharaoh's final resting place with horrific consequences. A vengeful spirit has been unleashed and it wants their flesh...Directed by John Gilling (The Reptile, The Plague Of The Zombies), Hammer's The Mummy's Shroud has gained cult notoriety for its gruesome murder sequences and its stunning climax. A true terror from the tombs!
Two brand new documentaries:
The Beat Goes On: The Making of The Mummy's Shroud