Hammer’s ‘Kiss of the Vampire: Collector’s Edition’ Released by Scream Factory

Fans of Hammer Horror may have to stake their wallet this year with all of the new special edition blu-rays from Scream Factory, including the just released Kiss of the Vampire: Collector’s Edition. 

The new blu-ray edition is a 2K scan of the film and contains a coffin-load of bonus features such as a new audio Commentary with author/film historian Steve Haberman and filmmaker/film historian Constantine Nasr, as well as two other featurettes: The Men Who Made Hammer: Composer James Bernard and The Men Who Made Hammer: Production Designer Bernard Robinson.  The disc includes a number of trailers, tv spots, and the complete TV version of the film with a commentary track by Troy Howarth and Nathaniel Thompson.

The official synopsis by Scream Factory is as follows: “Lost on the way to their honeymoon, a young couple stumbles upon a mysterious family of vampires and their unspeakably evil leader. When a wrong turn leaves newlyweds Marianne and Gerald Harcourt stranded in a remote Bavarian forest, they have no choice but to accept the hospitality of the hypnotic Dr. Ravna, distinguished lord of a nearby castle. Ravna uses his “children” to lure the newlyweds to his lair, and soon they are plunged into a nightmare of horror and deception from which there may be no escape. Their only hope is Professor Zimmer, who calls upon an ancient ritual in a desperate attempt to destroy the vampires and free Marianne from Ravna’s power.”

Stay tuned for more blu-ray announcements from Horror News Network.

 

Nick Banks
Nick Banks
Nick joined the website in 2015. His lifelong love of comics and horror began with Universal Monsters and the Incredible Hulk. He has fond memories of going to Waldbaum’s supermarket with his mother and being rewarded with a 3-pack of sealed comics. It’s been all downhill from there… Since those early days, his life has been immersed in four color action and scares on the silver screen.

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