Blood of the Vampire Blu-ray Out June 2022 – British Horror

Nucleus Films are bringing the British horror film Blood of the Vampire (1958) to blu-ray this June 2022 in the UK.

I’ve been waiting for the Blood of the Vampire blu-ray for quite some time as this release date has been put back several times.

The film is written by Hammer legend Jimmy Sangster and stars Donald Wolfit, Barbara Shelley, Vincent Ball and Victor Maddern.

Blood of the Vampire Blu-ray – Nucleus Films

I’m hopeful that this is going to be an excellent release with it being a newly restored 1.66:1 transfer of the original uncensored version from original vault materials.

Blood of the Vampire Blu-ray

Newly Restored 1.66:1 Transfer of the Original Uncensored Version from Original Vault Materials

– Nucleus Films

SPECIAL FEATURES

It looks like Nucleus Films has included a fabulous set of special features.

  • Audio Commentary with English Gothic Author Jonathan Rigby
  • Archival Audio Commentary with writer Jimmy Sangster, Producer Robert S. Baker & Hammer Story Author Marcus Hearn
  • He Begins Where Dracula Left Off (45 Mins Featurette with English Gothic Author Jonathan Rigby
  • The BBFC and Blood for Dracula – New Featurette Examines Original BBFC Archive Sensor Notes
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Barbara Shelley Trailer Reel (28 mins)
  • French & Italian Credits
  • Image Gallery
  • 1964 Malia Italian Fotoromanzo
  • Optional English & SDH Subtitles for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

You can pre-order now on bluray from Amazon or HMV for £17.99 (Prices correct as of 10.06.22).

Blood of the Vampire Blu-ray releases on 13th June 2022 in the UK.

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I’ll be reviewing this one so keep an eye out for it and I’ll tell you just how good the restoration really is!

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