Here’s some news that Hammer Films fans have been awaiting with clenched fangs: July will see Synapse Films’ release of the Hammer cult favorite Twins Of Evil — and it will be presented in a blu-ray/DVD combo pack. This was the third film in Hammer’s “Carmilla”-derived lesbian vampire trilogy and was directed by skilled journeyman John Hough, who also directed The Legend Of Hell House. The Synapse edition will present this film in a new high-definition transfer with an array of supplemental features produced especially for this set. Read on for all the heaving-bosom highlights of this set in the press release from Synapse…
SYNAPSE FILMS PRESENTS
PETER CUSHING in JOHN HOUGH’S
from THE HAMMER HORROR COLLECTION
Luscious Playboy centerfold twins, Mary and Madeleine Collinson, bring new blood to the legendary Hammer Films fold in this new transfer of a most elusive film in horror history, John Hough’s TWINS OF EVIL, now on Blu-ray and DVD from Synapse Films!
Two beautiful orphaned identical twins, Maria and Frieda Gellhorn (Playboy centerfold models Mary and Madeleine Collinson), move to the village of Karnstein to live with their uncle Gustav Weil (played by Hammer horror favorite, Peter Cushing), a fanatical puritan and leader of the local witch-hunting “Brotherhood.”
The village Count (Damien Thomas, Never Let Me Go), is an evil man who secretly practices Satanism, uses black magic and transforms into a bloodthirsty vampire. Unhappy with her new life, Frieda seeks escape and tragically falls under the spell of the Count. Now overcome with an insatiable delirious hunger for fresh human blood, Frieda has to hide her secret from her sister, and escape her uncle’s killing grasp!
The wait is over! The Hammer horror classic TWINS OF EVIL is now available from Synapse Films in an all-new 1080p high-definition transfer and loaded with intoxicating exclusive special features. Also stars Kathleen Byron (Black Narcissus), David Warbeck (Lucio Fulci’s The Beyond) and Dennis Price (Jess Franco’s Vampyros Lesbos)!
• THE FLESH AND THE FURY: X-POSING TWINS OF EVIL (84 mins.) – Feature-length documentary on the making of TWINS OF EVIL!
• THE PROPS THAT HAMMER BUILT: THE KINSEY COLLECTION – Featurette (Blu-ray exclusive)
• Motion Still Gallery
• Original Theatrical Trailer & TV Spots (Blu-ray exclusive)
• Deleted Scene (Blu-ray Exclusive)
• Isolated Music & Effects Track
Director: John Hough
Starring: Peter Cushing, Dennis Price, David Warbeck, Madeleine Collinson, Mary Collinson
Run Time: 87 minutes
Release Date: July 10, 2012
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1
Format: DVD/Blu-ray combo
Region: All Regions
UPC Code: 654930314098
Catalog No.: SFD0117