The Skull (Blu-ray)

Directed by Freddie Francis

Release Year: 1965
Running Time: 83
UPC: 7 38329 21125 7
Optional English Subtitles: Yes
Color Type: B&W
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Horror, Thriller
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Cast
Peter Cushing
Christopher Lee
Nigel Green
Patrick Wymark
Jill Bennett
Michael Gough

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Directed by Freddie Francis

The Skull once again teams up horror legends Peter Cushing (Horror of Dracula) and Sir Christopher Lee (House of the Long Shadows) in a chilling, supernatural tale of murder from beyond the grave. Based on a short story by Robert Bloch (Psycho), The Skull introduces us to Dr. Christopher Maitland (Cushing), a collector of the occult. When he is given the opportunity to purchase the skull of the infamous Marquis de Sade, he leaps at the chance. What he doesn't know is that his friend, Matthew Phillips (Lee) is the former owner of the skull - and quite happy to be rid of it. Possession of The Skull leads to a terrifying series of nightmarish events for Dr. Maitland as he tries to keep control of his life and the of unspeakable evil bearing down upon him. Hammer horror great and Oscar-winning cinematographer Freddie Francis (The Creeping Flesh, The Innocents) directed this bone-chilling thriller with a script by Milton Subotsky (Tales from the Crypt, The Vault of Horror). The stupendous cast includes Patrick Wymark (The Psychopath), Nigel Green (The Ipcress File), Patrick Magee (A Clockwork Orange) and Michael Gough (The Crimson Cult).


Blu-ray Extras Include:

Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tim Lucas

Jonathan Rigby on The Skull" featurette (24:14)

Kim Newman on The Skull" featurette (27:18l

"Trailers From Hell" with Joe Dante

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