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The Brides Of Dracula: Double Play (2 Discs) (Blu-ray)

Released on 26 August 2013

Featuring: Peter Cushing, Martita Hunt & Yvonne Monlaur

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 15 years & over

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Top class Hammer movie. Peter Cushing's second outing as Van Helsing and David Peel's only vampire role. One of the most beautifully photographed movies ever - Jack Asher at his best and director Terence Fisher in top form. If the bat is a little clunky by modern effects standards, no worry for there is plenty to enjoy here.

Great performances from Cushing and Peel, as mentioned, but also watch out for the acting duel between vetrans Freda Jackson and Martita Hunt; each gives a ripe performance and both are highly memorable. Other performances to look out for are from scene- stealing Miles Malleson as the hypochondriac Dr Tobler and Andree Melly who gave one of the 60's classic vampire images to the screen. Michael Ripper is also there for fans, this time as the scared coach driver.

Cushing's authoratative Van Helsing carries the movie and David Peel's Baron Meinster is an excellent vampire foe - clipped Oxford English, red eyes and hissing vampire attacks. The burning windmill finale was lifted to conclude Tim Burton's SLEEPY HOLLOW which was a tribute to Hammer Films.

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 Improvement over the older DVD release

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Firstly I understand the original universal studio's master print was destroyed in a fire some time ago. I own the universal studio's hammer region 1 box set, which is a very good print, and in wide screen format. The previous UK print was only in 4.3 cropped format and not as good as the universal print. Saying that the source print used is unknown. The blue ray shows a lot of grain, and I suspect that this version may have been digitally upscalled. comparing the older DVD and this new Blu ray. Still it is an improvement with more detail and rich colours, and is in wide screen 16.9.

The extra's included on the disk include interviews with the leading lady, and production staff, and gives new insights into the making of the film. I wish that final cut had gone to the trouble of providing a commentary with the film. If you are a Hammer films fan than this Blu Ray is a welcome addition.

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ActorsPeter Cushing, Martita Hunt, Yvonne Monlaur, Freda Jackson, David Peel, Miles Malleson, Henry Oscar, Mona Washbourne & Andree Melly
DirectorTerence Fisher
Certificate15 years and over
Year1960
LanguagesEnglish