The House in Nightmare Park Blu-ray Review – Classic Frankie Howerd!

The House in Nightmare Park Blu-ray Review

I’m taking a look at the Frankie Howerd comedy horror The House in Nightmare Park (1973). It came out on Bluray back in November. Is it worth a purchase? Let’s take a look, so without further ado here’s my The House in Nightmare Park Blu-ray Review.

  • The House in Nightmare Park (1973)
  • Genre: Comedy Horror
  • Directed by Peter Sykes
  • Running Time: 96 mins
  • UK Rating PG
  • Discs: 1
  • Released By Network
  • Blu-ray Released: 18 November 2019

Plot

Actor Foster Twelvetrees (Frankie Howerd) is invited to perform at a large country house owned by the Henderson family. He arrives on a stormy night and the reception he receives is far from warm.

Style / Direction

The films directed by Peter Sykes whilst Ian Wilson is responsible for the cinematography.

Music / Audio Effects

The music is provided by Harry Robinson and perfectly reflects the comedy horror tone.

Acting / Characters

Decent performances all-round make this an enjoyable comedy horror, but its Frankie Howerd’s film and he really does steal the show.

Cast
  • Frankie Howerd as Foster Twelvetrees
  • Ray Milland as Stewart Henderson
  • Hugh Burden as Reggie Henderson
  • Kenneth Griffith as Ernest Henderson
  • John Bennett as Patel
  • Rosalie Crutchley as Jessica Henderson
  • Ruth Dunning as Agnes Henderson
  • Elizabeth MacLennan as Verity Henderson
  • Aimée Delamain as Mother
  • Peter Munt as Cabbie

Conclusion: The House in Nightmare Park (1973) Film Review

The House in Nightmare Park is an enjoyable comedy horror that’s certainly well worth a look. If you are a fan of Frankie Howerd its no doubt a must have on Bluray.

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Conclusion: The House in Nightmare Park Blu-ray Review

There are a few small white marks that occur from time to time but overall this is a pretty decent print. It sure would have been nice to see this film fully restored but sadly that’s not the case. That said I would still strongly recommend upgrading from the DVD version.

Extras
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Full Frame, as filmed Version of the film
  • Original Music Score
  • TV Spot
  • Image Gallery

On to my movie rating for The House in Nightmare Park (1973)

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  • Movie Rating: WELL WORTH A LOOK
  • Blu-ray Picture: OK
  • Extras: OK

Amazon UK Links

The House in Nightmare Park (1973) is available out now on Blu-ray.

The House in Nightmare Park Blu-ray Review

Film Trailer

For those of you yet to see the film I’ll leave you with a little taster…

Clip may not be representative of the Blu-ray version

That concludes my The House in Nightmare Park Blu-ray review, I’m aiming to review more classic comedies movies soon. What’s next? Check back soon…

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Summary: The House in Nightmare Park (1973) Blu-ray Review

Director(s): Peter Sykes

Actor(s): Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burden, Rosalie Crutchley, Ruth Dunning, Elizabeth MacLennan

Genre: Horror, Comedy

  • Movie Rating
  • Blu-ray Picture Rating
  • Extras
3.5

Summary

Enjoyable Frankie Howerd comedy horror.

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