The are BBC bringing Doctor Who The Abominable Snowmen to blu-ray early in September 2022 in the UK.
The Abominable Snowmen stars Patrick Troughton as the Doctor. However most of the original 1967 recordings were lost but the audio survived.
That has prompted the BBC into producing a fully animated presentation of all 6 episodes.
“Most of the original 1967 master recordings of the six-part adventure ‘The Abominable Snowmen’ were lost soon after the programme’s original transmission.
However, audio-only recordings of all the episodes have survived and have been used here to create six brand new fully animated presentations of this lost classic, as well as the one surviving segment, Episode 2.”– BBC
This Doctor Who release is available on both blu-ray or DVD formats. I’ve added the teaser trailer at the bottom of the page.
Doctor Who The Abominable Snowmen Blu-ray
BLU-RAY TECHNICAL SPECS
- Discs: 3
- Region: B
- Video: 1080p High Definition
- Audio: DTS-HD MA
- Subtitles for the Hard of Hearing
- Running Time: 170 mins approx
- Rating: PG
- Episodes 1-6 (Animated Black & White)
- Episodes 1-6 (Animated Colour)
- Restored Surviving Original Episode 2
- Photographic Reconstructions of Episodes 1, 3, 4, 5 & 6
- Making-of Documentary
- Audio Commentaries
- 8mm Home Movie Footage
- Archive interview with writer Mervyn Haisman
- Photo Gallery
- Teaser Trailer
- PDF ROM Content
You can pre-order it now from Amazon for £19.99 (Blu-ray) & £14.99 (DVD)
(Prices correct as of 17.08.22).
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The blu-ray releases on 5th September 2022 in the UK.
The Abominable Snowmen Steelbook
Also releasing on the same day is the blu-ray steelbook version which costs £29.99 (as of 17.08.22) on Amazon.
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